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Home > Saltwater & Marine Fish > Angelfish, Large Marine > Passer Angelfish
Passer Angelfish (Holacanthus passer)
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Minimum Tank Size: 250 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Compatible: With Caution
Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
Max. Size: 1' 2"
Color Form: Blue, White, Yellow
Diet: Omnivore
Compatibility: View Chart
Origin: Central America
Family: Pomacanthidae

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The Passer Angelfish is also called the King Angelfish. The adult is predominately dark blue with a white vertical stripe extending down from the dorsal fin about two-thirds of the way to the pelvic fin. The dorsal fin is rimmed in yellow. The caudal and pectoral fins are also yellow, while the ventral fins are yellow on a female, and white on the male. The juvenile is orange with one white and multiple blue stripes.

The Passer Angelfish can grow to over a foot in length so it requires at least a 250 gallon aquarium. It is a hardy fish, but can become aggressive, so it should be kept with other semi-aggressive tank mates. It grazes on live rock and will nip at stony and soft corals (sessile invertebrates) and clam mantles, so it is not a good candidate for a reef aquarium.

The diet of the Passer Angelfish should include vegetable matter such as Spirulina, marine algae, meaty items, and high-quality angelfish preparations which include sponges. Feed at least three times daily.

The Small Juvenile will contain the Juvenile colorations, the Small-Medium will be color shifting to a young adult, while the Medium will be a sub-adult, and the Large will be in Adult coloration.

Approximate Purchase Size: Juvenile: Small 1-1/4" to 1-3/4", Medium 1-3/4" to 2-1/4" Adult: Small: 1-3/4" to 2-1/2"; Small/Medium: 2-1/2" to 3"; Medium: 3" to 4"; Medium/Large 4" to 5"; Large: 5" to 6" XL 6" to 7" XXL 7" to 8" XXXL 8" to 10" Show 10" to 12"


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SW - Passer Angelfish, Adult (Central America) - Medium/Large
  CN-38636,  $ 209.99
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