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.