Melas Angelfish (semi-aggressive)
Tibicen Angelfish, also referred to as the Keyhole Angelfish or Melas Angelfish, is one of the largest of the Centropyge genus. Somewhat drab when compared to most other angelfish, the Tibicen Angelfish is primarily a dull blue to brownish-blue. The pelvic and lower portion of the anal fins are yellow. The egg-shaped, white vertical bar found in the mid-central body area gives it its name.It is hermaphroditic, very difficult to breed in an aquarium, and has no distinguishable differences in color between male to female.
- Scientific name: Centropyge tibicen
- Fmaily: Pomacanthidae
- Max size: 8"
- Diet: Spirulina, marine algae, high-quality angelfish preparations, mysis or frozen shrimp, and other meaty items. Feed 2-3 times daily.
- Approximate Size: 2 to 3'' inches