What angelfish

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  1. brandonb

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    After reading through a few forums I am not so sure if the angel I have is a Semi or Old lady

    Arent Old Lady fish more black than the Semis

    Anyway here is a pic of him can someone please ID him

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    Sorry about the bad quality pic but he is new in the tank and is still hiding

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  3. Yuri

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    what is the size of the fish
     
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    1.5 - 1.7 somwhere there...

    its beautiful with the blue

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    I saw a thread on this recntly - lemme see if I can find it
     
  6. Yuri

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    you have a old lady
    Her is a photo of a small semi
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    Found some semi photos too
    but they have blue in them???

    Caught the angel so here is another pic

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    What is old lady scientific name??
     
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    brandonb

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    Another one

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    Seems to be getting a circle

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    brandonb

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    anyone ???

    Old lady or Semi or what

    Any one know what an old ladies scientific name is ???

    Please help
     
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    Old woman for sure , had one that size for a few months till she grows up and dulls in colour as well as chomping loads of coral, mostly softies.
     
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    Ok thanks ...:(

    You dont happen to know the scientific name

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    Pomacanthus rhomboides
     
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    Not pretty

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    A stunner when small but...... hence the name old woman i guess!
     
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    :biglaugh: Don't tell your wife that :biglaugh:
     
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    semi angels are black and white when ferry small
    When thy get a bit biger thy are blue and white
    @warr i like your avatar
     
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    She is a beaut :)

    One of the most sort after Marine fish for aquariums.

    Known as: Tiger Angelfish - Apolemichthys kingi, also known as Kingi Angel, named after a South African - Dennis King :thumbup:

    Lives at depths of 30 metres in the distribution area : Western Indian Ocean: Natal, South Africa and Mozambique

    http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?id=25426
     
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    thanks i know this
    fish is on my list of fish to get for my tank
    i all ways put up a photo of the best fish i have in my tank as a avatar
    when i have a kingi avatar then you will know i have one :)
     
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    Very cool, so when you get your Kingi, going sell me the Gem @ R 2K :p
     
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    i do not sale my babes
    if you want a gem lanzo is going to get them in from Mauritius soon ;)
     
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    Yeah at R4 or 5k a pop :(
     

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