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Asfur angel fish

Maculatus asfur

Quick Facts

Scientific name: Maculatus asfur
Size: 30cm in adult size
Reef Compatible: Yes with caution
Aquarium Size: 700L +
Temperament: SHY and only aggressive towards their own – so only 1 per aquarium

Group of fish:Red Sea Angel fish

MAX Total adult length: 30cm

Suggested minimum aquarium: 700 liter

Hardiness: Very hardy if given good water quality and some live rock to brows on

Food requirements: Variety is the spices of life for Asfur angel. pirulina algae are essential in their diet and regular small feedings

Introduction into a reef aquarium: Watch for agression from other fish

Reef compatibility with:

  • Crustaceans will eat them
  • SPS corals OK
  • Hard corals might nip
  • Soft corals will leave noxious soft corals alone

Aggression notes: The Asfur angel are SHY and only aggressive towards their own – so only 1 per aquarium

Special requirements: Boost them with some live brine shrimp when you receive them and make sure that you have hiding places in your aquarium for your Asfur angel