Centropyge eibli

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Blacktail angelfish
Centropyge eibli.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pomacanthidae
Genus: Centropyge
Species:
C. eibli
Binomial name
Centropyge eibli

The blacktail angelfish (Centropyge eibli), also known as the red stripe angelfish, orangelined angelfish, or Eibl dwarf angel is a species of marine angelfish found near reefs in the Indo-Pacific.

Description[edit]

It has a pearlescent body with several vertical orange to red stripes. The rear section of its body and caudal fin are black, with a sapphire-blue outline on the caudal fin. It reach a maximum length of 15 cm (6 in). It is a semi-aggressive omnivore.

Aquarium[edit]

The blacktail angelfish requires an aquarium of at least 115 liters (30 gallons), preferably containing live rock for hiding and grazing. Blacktail angelfish cannot be housed with other dwarf angels.[citation needed]

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