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- Navarchus Angel
- Majestic Angel
- Bluegirdled Angelfish
Juveniles black with light blue curve vertical stripes on the sides. Adults are bright yellow on sides and back, dorsal and caudal fins, with numerous blue spots; head and ventral portion of the body, pectoral and pelvic fins dark blue with numerous light blue spots on the posterior portion of the anal fin and the adjacent caudal peduncle area. Narrow light blue streaks run across the face from below the eye, and on the area just behind the head. Fins edged light blue.
- Other juvenile Pomacanthus.
Medium or more preferred
No specific lighting requirements. Newly introduce fish may benefit from subdued lighting for the first few days after introduced to the aquarium while they acclimatise to the new surroundings.
How quickly it will grow under various conditions.
Majestic Angels are sensitive to copper. When using copper based medications, raise the concentration slowly over a few days and monitor the fish’s behaviour closely during the course of the treatment. Alternative treatments should be used where possible. Occasionally prone to Lymphocystis infection and Lateral Line Disease.
Addition things / items that are important for care in captivity.
Aggresive towards conspecifics and similar large angels once established. Otherwise generally peaceful.
Majestic Angels are not reef safe, but favoured amoungst the Pomacanthus genus as being the safest one to try in a mixed reef.
Is it compatable with other invertebrates such as molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms?
How it reproduces, how suitable it is to breeding or captive propagation, techniques on how to etc.
Indo-Pacific: Indonesia to Papua New Guinea, north to the Philippines, south to Rowley Shoals and the southern Great Barrier Reef; including Palau and Yap in Micronesia.
Occurs in coral rich areas of clear lagoons, channels, and protected outer reef slopes.
Some additional notes on it that don't fit in the above sections.
- Pomacanthus navarchus - FishBase
- Aquarium Fish: Pomacanthus navarchus - The Majestic Angelfish by Gregory Schiemer - Advanced Aquarist's Online Magazine