Also known as an Arabian Angelfish, originates in the Red Sea, and is known to be a bit aggressive with the same species. The Asfur grows to a bit over a foot in size and are striking blue and yellow fish and very suitable tankmates in large species marine aquariums.A shy fish that does best when not kept with other Asfurs due to territorial behavior, the Asfur Angel requires a minimum of a 220 gallon tank with numerous hiding places and live rock for grazing. The Asfur Angelfish is prone to nip at stony and soft corals (sessile invertebrates) and clam mantles, but may be kept with small polyped stony corals and somewhat noxious soft corals.
- Scientific Name: Pomacanthus asfur
- Diet: diet of vegetables, meats, and angelfish preparations containing spongiform products.
- Max Size: 18 inches
- Required Tank Size: 220+ gallons
- Approximate Size: Medium approx: 3 to 4 inches