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  The family Pomacanthidae is comprised of nine genera and about ninety species, perhaps better known as angelfish. The marine angelfish, much like its freshwater counterpart, is laterally compressed and roughly disc shaped in appearance. From there, the wide array of species exhibits some of the most spectacular coloring in the marine hobby. There are also a wide selection of sizes, from the tiny pygmy angels up to the giants like the Queen angel. Angelfish are feeders on sponges and polyps so generally they do not make good reef inhabitants.

There are exceptions, perhaps, but it is strongly advised that you research your choice thoroughly to ensure that you will be able to provide the proper space and food for these amazing angelfish.

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Angel Atlantic Pygmy Small Centropyge Argi

Common Name - Atlantic Pygmy Angelfish, Yellow Face Pygmy, Cherub Angelfish

Description: The Atlantic Pygmy Angel has a body that is deep blue in color with orange or yellow on its face, also there is an electric blue edge around the fish's dorsal and anal fins.

Recommended Tank: Size: Due to the small size of the Atlantic Pygmy Angel they are able to be housed in a smaller sized 20 - 30 gallon tank. If you'd like to have more than one Atlantic Pygmy Angel it is recommended to either buy them in a mated pair or introduce them to the aquarium at the same time. The temperature of he water should be between 72 - 82 degrees Fahrenheit with a pH level of approximately 8.1 - 8.4.

Food & Diet: The Pygmy Atlantic Angel should be fed a balanced diet. In the beginning your new fish may be a little picky about eating but after a while it will become comfortable in its tank and begin to eat regularly. They should be fed a variety of foods over time, feeding them the same thing on a regular basis could be unhealthy for them. Feed the Pygmy Atlantic fish a diet that contains frozen foods that are a combination of meat and algae. The fish should be fed many small portions throughout the day.

Level of Care: Easy

Reef Compatibility: Reef safe but proceed with caution, nip at corals and clams

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Saltwater Anthias sold on this site are generally 1 inches to 4 inches in length. All of these small fish are sold as unsexed juveniles. Different sizes will be designated in the description as follows. Size will vary for species and season.

TR - tank raised 1- 2 inches

Small 2 - 3 inches

Medium 3-4 inches

Large 4-6 inches

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