Passer Angelfish
Passer Angelfish – Holacanthus passer

Passer Angelfish – Holacanthus passer

Species Name: Holacanthus passer


Common Names: Passer Angelfish

Family: Pomacanthidae

Order: Perciformes (perch-likes)

Class: Acinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)

Max.Size: 14.2 inches / 36cm

Environment: Reef, Depth 4-30m

Origin: Tropical Eastern Pacific


Temperament: Aggressive

Company: Squirlfish, Groupers, Snappers, Damsels, Hawkfish, Surgeonfish, Eels, and Triggers are considered appropriate tankmates. Should not be housed with Lionfish as this species  will bite the venomous spines off the Lion. Should be last introduced to the tank

Aquarium Setup: Minimum 180gal with plenty of hiding spaces.

Food: This species feeds on sponge in the wild. Can adapt to aquarium feeding. Feed plenty of veggie matter along with meaty offerings. occasionaly offerings of special Angelfish blends containing marine sponge should be offered.

Breeding: Not captive bred. Spawning occurs in the late summer. Forms monogamous pairs

Passer Angelfish – Holacanthus passer
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