Fish Database

Cream Angelfish

Scientific Name: Apolemichthys xanthurus

Species: Pomacanthidae
Color: black, yellow, cream
Aggressiveness: Highly Aggressive
Diet: Omnivore
Max Size: 8"
Minimum Tank Size: 125
Relative Care: Easy
Photo Courtesy of Felicia McCaulley

The Cream Angelfish is an easy medium sized angelfish that has an aggressive streak. It should not be kept with other medium or large angelfish. It is prone to nip at sessile invertebrates (soft and stony corals) and clam mantles. Provide it with a varied diet of algae, live rock for grazing, mysis, Spriulina brine, clam, and angelfish food mixes.

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