Emperor Angelfish (Juvenile)


Emperor Angelfish (semi-aggressive)

Juvenile to adult transition may not fully occur in an aquarium. Not only does their coloration change with maturity, but during mating events as well. The mask of a male will turn a dark blue, almost black, while the female will turn a bland color.The juvenile is black with circular white and blue stripes starting at the tail. Although sought after for its colors, in captivity, the adult coloration may not be as striking or brilliant. The changing angelfish will vary in coloration and pattern as it transforms from juvenile to the adult coloration

  • Scientific Name: Pomacanthus imperator
  • Origin: Indian and Pacific Ocean
  • Lifespan: 21 years
  • Max: 15 inches
  • Food: small invertebrates and plants
  • Shipping Size: sm to 2 -2.5′;Md 2 to 2 1/2