Scribbled angelfish

Chaetodontoplus duboulayi is a marine angelfish from the Indo-West Pacific ocean.

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

Scribbled Angelfish are a favorite for aquarists! The Scribbled Angelfish are regularly exported for large public aquariums, but are more rare in the aquarium trade. They do make great pets though, if provided with lots of swimming space and plenty of hiding places. More

The diet for the Scribbled Angelfish should consist of Spirulina, marine algae, mysid or frozen shrimp, and other meaty items. More

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Scribbled Angelfish male may exhibit a small white patch on the gill cover. The Scribbled Angelfish requires a large area to swim, so it needs a 100 gallon or larger aquarium with many hiding places and live rock for grazing. More

Description: The Scribbled Angelfish resides from the waters of Australia, and is a favorite among aquarists . It derives its name from the scribbled pattern over the body and large dorsal and anal fins. More

Description: The Scribbled Angelfish is a favorite among aquarists and relatively easy to keep. It derives its name from the scribbled pattern over the body and large dorsal and anal fins. It may be shy at first and should not be placed with aggressive tank mates. More

and easy to keep, the Scribbled Angelfish can often be easily bullied and should not be kept with aggressive tankmates. Once adjusted to aquarium life, they will patrol their territory quite seriously. The Scribbled Angelfish males differ morphologically from the females. More

Scribbled Angelfish Description Product Description Bottom This natural wonder from Down Under is a prized addition to any fish only aquarium and is often the centerpiece addition. More

Scribbled Angelfish are naturally found around the warm waters around the Great Barrier Reef. Scribbled Angelfish can make great reef fish, but can sometimes nip at certain species of coral. More

Scribbled Angelfish are found on coastal and inner reefs of Queensland, Northern Territory, Western Australia, southern New Guinea and the Aru Islands. Generally seen at depths between 1-20 meters (3-66 ft.). In the wild in feeds on Crustaceans, coral polyps, algae, grazer. More

The Scribbled Angelfish lives in coastal waters around reefs or in areas with open flat sea beds among coral, sponges and sea-whips. They are generally found in pairs or small groups, and feed on sponges or sea squirts. More

The Scribbled Angelfish, also known as Duboulay's Angelfish, is a favorite among aquarists and relatively easy to keep. The lips are a dull yellow while the face and body are predominately a dark blue-black. More

better known as the Scribbled Angelfish can grow to 10 inches in an aquarium with adequate space. It is not a "reef safe" fish but will eat filamentous algae. More

Feeding: Scribbled angelfish eat sponges and tunicates in the wild. However in the home aquarium you can offer frozen food formulations that contain a lot of sponge tissue in their food. You can supplement with mysis, chopped shelfish, enriched brineshrimp and dried algae. More

The diet of the Scribbled Angelfish should consist of algae, fresh or frozen seafood, and angelfish food preparations containing various sponges. Maximum Length: 10 in. More

Common names

Blåspraglet kejserfisk in Danish (dansk)
Scribbled angelfish in English
Tapel in Other
杜宝荷包鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
杜寶荷包魚 in Mandarin Chinese
眼带神仙 in Mandarin Chinese
眼带荷包鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
眼帶神仙 in Mandarin Chinese
眼帶荷包魚 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Pomacanthidae
Genus : Chaetodontoplus
Species : Chaetodontoplus duboulayi
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