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Blueface Angelfish (Euxiphipops xanthometopon)

The Blueface Angelfish or Euxiphipops/Pomacanthus xanthometopon is a color changing fish! When this salt water fish is young it has vertical stripes along its body that are black, blue and white. Once this fish is nearly fully mature though it changes to a light yellow with blue scales and a sharp yellow pectoral fin. When it is older this fish almost looks like it is wearing a blue mask around its face! As you can imagine this fish is simply a delight to watch grow up.

Also known as Yellowface Angelfish or Yellowmask Angelfish, these fish can reach over 1' in length so a minimum of 100 gallon tank is highly recommended along with many hiding places. This fish can be somewhat aggressive so be careful! Generally, it is best to keep only one Angelfish in a tank at a time. The Blueface Angelfish will normally be a bit shy at first, but once comfortable it will become one of the boldest fish in your tank!This fish is an omnivore should be fed Spirulina, algae, frozen shrimp and other meaty foods. They require a feeding about 3 times a day so be ready for a commitment if you purchase this fish! The Blueface Angelfish has been reported to live over 20 years in the proper aquarium setting.

This saltwater fish requires these water conditions 72-78° F temperature, dKH 8-12, sg 1.020-1.025, and a PH level of 8.1-8.4. 

If you would like to see this fish in action check out the video below...






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