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Thursday, 21 April 2011

Rendezvous With Blue Face Angelfish

Divine his creations, all beautiful and all different from each other. God has painted everyone in a very unique style and a very convenient way. He made ​​the sky blue, earth brown and green and made ​​transparent, but must be due to blue sky, the sea absorbs shades of blue. In this deep blue sea live uncountable beautiful creatures, some green, some black, some red, some yellow and some blue. Among these is the blue one Blue Face Angelfish. Known as the best among the angelfish species, they are called by many names, Blue Face, Yellow, and Yellow Face Masked Angelfish.

As the name itself enunciates all this beauty does not need much introduction. Blue face angelfish has blue eyes with a yellow mask over the eyes and body a mixture of these two shades. body is well-textured and looks like a painter's color palette with the body starting from the blue, then yellow, next section gives the impression of yellow or white on a blue net body and the tail is yellow. It looks very attractive with its intense and vibrant shades.

This Blue Faced Angelfish are found in the Indo-Pacific, ranging from the Maldives in Vanuatu. They live in lagoons, reef slopes and channels with fertile algae growth. You can even find them in nearby caves and they love roaming all alone. Since they are large in size that they need a larger tank because of its enormous size, they grow about 15 cm. Unlike others, blue face angelfish sometimes get aggressive towards their own kind, only one angelfish should be kept per tank because of their length. Aggressive yet set, it just takes some time to adjust, even though they have become friendly after sometime.

Angelfish like to feast on the corals, invertebrates and sponges, they can be in the brine shrimp too. They are considered as major foodies, they can consume the pellets of frozen food. Be careful with the water quality for these fish, they find it difficult to tolerate nitrates and live with high levels of nitrate is just impossible. Not only nitrate, ammonia and nitrite should be at the lowest level. They want the best water temperature ranged from 26 degrees Celsius to 28 degrees Celsius and a pH level of 8.1 to 8.4 would be perfect. Aquarium must have rocks and plants and vegetation so that the blue face angelfish can get enough space to hide and swim. As this fish is aggressive and violent little, take care of the environment that do not provide a threat to fish and to put pressure on him.

Although it is known for aggressive violent behavior, but they are easy to maintain. Their vibrant and intense color make it an attractive and expensive. So, beware of this beauty, which the blue face angelfish is not a problem, you just have to be extra careful with him.

1 comment:

  1. I guys,

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    a comprehensive catalogue of marine species to sea lovers.