Multicolor angelfish

The Multicolor angelfish lives in the reef-associated, non-migratory, marine, depth range 20 - 115 m environment.

With is 'multiple' colors, the Multicolor Angelfish is a very attractive fish, though not as flashy as some of the other angels. The Multicolor Angelfish or Multicolor Pygmy Angelfish is a very active swimmer, but does like to dart into secret places. More

Multicolor Angelfish is prone to nip at stony and soft corals (sessile invertebrates) and clam mantles. It is sensitive to copper-based medications. More

The multicolor angelfish (Centropyge Multicolor) is a deep water angel collected at depths from 50 feet and deeper. It was probably named after the multitude of colors present on its body. Its body is white while its chest has a patch mixed with yellow, orange and red. More

The Multicolor Angelfish needs a minimum of a 30 gallon tank with lots of hiding places and live rock for grazing on microalgae. It does best in subdued lighting, since in the wild, it is a deep-water swimmer. More

* The Multicolor Angelfish : An In-Depth Guide On The Hardy Centropyge Multicolor * Centropyge Bispinosus : Care and Requirements of the Coral Beauty More

The multicolor angelfish (Centropyge multicolor) is often collected along with C. colini. It tends to be more hardy than C. colini. - The venusta angelfish (Paracentropyge venusta) is somewhat similar in color to C. More

At one time, the Multicolor Angelfish was thought to be extremely rare. It is now collected more often and more economically making it somewhat of a staple in the industry. It is a deep water species of Angelfish which will do best in low light aquariums. More

Multicolor Angelfish is prone to nip at stony and soft corals (sessile invertebrates) and clam mantles. It is sensitive to copper-based medications. Water Conditions: Keep water quality high (SG 1.020 - 1.025, pH 8.1 - 8.4, Temp. More

Multicolor Angelfish come from the waters of the Pacific Ocean. Multicolor Angelfish are marked with yellow faces and tail fins and blue, black and gray markings on the body. More

Multicolor Angelfish (Centropyge multicolor)Starting at $99.99IN STOCK Red Stripe Angelfish Red Stripe Angelfish (Centropyge eibli)Starting at $34.99IN STOCK Pygmy (Cherub) Angelfish Pygmy (Cherub) Angelfish (Centropyge argi)Starting at $26. More

This large male multicolor angelfish is about as studly as they come and this specimen is picture perfect for the species. The Psychedelic Frogfish is all over the news these days. Check out this video from Udub showing this fish in action. More

The diet of the Multicolor Angelfish should consist of algae and angelfish food preparations containing various sponges. Should also be offered mysis shrimp and other meaty foods. Maximum Length: 4 in. More

Common names

Mangefarvet dværgkejserfisk in Danish (dansk)
Multicolor angelfish in English
Multicolor pygmy fish in English
Pearlback angelfish in English
多彩刺尻魚 in Mandarin Chinese
多彩刺尻魚 in Unknown
多彩刺尻鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
多彩刺尻鱼 in Unknown

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Pomacanthidae
Genus : Centropyge
Species : Centropyge multicolor
Authority : Randall and Wass, 1974