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Imperator Angel (Adult)

Imperator Angel (Adult)

Regular price $449.50 USD
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The Imperator Angel, also known as the Emperor Angelfish, is a stunning and iconic fish that can add a majestic visual appeal to any saltwater aquarium.

This species is characterized by its deep blue body with striking yellow and white vertical stripes and a bright orange-yellow tail fin. They are native to the Indo-Pacific Ocean and can grow up to 15 inches in length.

Caring for the Imperator Angel requires a well-maintained aquarium with plenty of hiding spots and swimming space. They prefer a temperature range of 72-78°F and a pH between 8.1-8.4. It is important to provide them with a varied diet that includes both meaty and plant-based foods such as frozen or live brine shrimp, mysis shrimp, spirulina, and algae.

The Imperator Angel can be territorial and aggressive towards other fish, particularly other angelfish. It is best to keep only one in a tank. They are compatible with most other peaceful fish, such as clownfish, gobies, and tangs, but may nip at corals or invertebrates.

In terms of behavior, the Imperator Angel is generally active and curious. They are known for their intelligence and can become accustomed to their owner's presence over time. They are hardy and adaptable to different environments, but may become shy or reclusive if they do not have enough hiding spots in their tank.

The lifespan of the Imperator Angel can range from 10-15 years, depending on their living conditions and care. With proper care and attention, they can be a striking and impressive addition to any saltwater aquarium.

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