Potter's Angelfish
Potter's Angelfish – Centropyge potteri

Potter's Angelfish – Centropyge potteri

Species Name: Centropyge potteri


Common Names: Potter's Angelfish

Family: Pomacanthidae

Order: Perciformes (perch-likes)

Class: Acinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)

Max.Size: 5.1 inches / 13cm

Environment: Reef, Depth 5-138m

Origin: Hawaiian Islands and Johnston Atoll


Temperament: Semi Aggressive

Company: May be aggressive to other Centropyge species and fish introduced after it has become established.

Aquarium Setup: 55gal minimum. Live Rock and a natural substrate should be provided.

Food: Spirulina and marine algae along with meatier foods like Mysids and Brine Shrimp, feeds frequently on diatoms.

Breeding: Not captive bred. In Wild forms a monogamous pair. Usually spawns at dusk during weeks with a full moon between the months of December and May

Centropyge potteri
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Potter's Angelfish
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