Peppermint Angelfish - what a cutie

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    Common Name: Peppermint Angelfish
    Species Name: Paracentropyge boylei (Pyle & Randall, 1992)
    Range: Eastern Central Pacific Ocean: Rarotonga, Cook Island

    Size: up to 3 inches (7 cm)

    Natural Environment: Inhabit rubble areas of steep seaward slopes in deep water, i.e., 150 to 300 feet (50 - 100 m)

    General Husbandry: Has a temperature range of 77 - 82°F (25 - 28°C). Not much else is known about this species. Yet probably has the same requirements as others in its family, i.e., natural diet consists mainly of algae and accepts a wide variety of foods in the aquarium including fortified brine shrimp, mysis, flake food (especially Spirulina) and requires numerous feedings per day.
     
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    very cute:thumbup:
     
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    wow man.i really dig angels.currently looking for a regal angel
     
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    These bad boys fetch a pretty penny in the states
     
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    Not my cup of tea, a reckon a flame is prettier than that ;)
     

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