Scientific name: Genicanthus melanospilos
Size: 18cm in adult size
Reef Compatible: Yes
Aquarium Size: 350L +
Temperament: Low aggression level, will ignore other fish, even angels, but might chase small planktivores.
MAX Total adult length: 18cm
Suggested minimum aquarium: 350 liter
Hardiness: Medium – as long as other fish do not bully them when introduced
Food requirements: Variety is the spices of life for Zebra angel. pirulina algae are essential in their diet and regular small feedings
Introduction into a reef aquarium: Zebra angels are recommended as they do not pose any thread to any coral. Actually one of the best angels for a reef aquarium.
Reef compatibility with:
- Crustaceans Yes
- SPS corals Yes
- Hard corals Yes
- Soft corals Yes
Aggression notes: The Zebra angel show low aggression levels, will ignore other fish, even angels, but might chase small planktivores.
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 Zebra angel