Bicolor Angel___________ (Centropyge bicolor)

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Requirements:

  • Reef Safe: With Caution (nips at soft and stony corals, and clam mantles)
  • Behavior/Temperament: Semi-Agressive
  • Level of Care: Moderate
  • Recommended Aquarium Size: 60+ gallons
  • Diet: Omnivore (Live Rock grazer, dried seaweed, Mysis or other frozen shrimp, Spirulina, and other Angel Food prepared foods)
  • Water Conditions:  76-80° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.021-1.025

Information:

  • Also Known as: Two-colored Angelfish, Oriole Angelfish
  • Origin: Fiji, Indonesia, Vanuatu
  • Colors: Blue, Yellow (blue back half, with a bright yellow front half, blue “eyebrow”, and a yellow tail)
  • Max size: 6″

The Bicolor Angelfish (Centropyge bicolor) is a bright active member of the group Centropyge (dwarf or pygmy) angelfish. You will see this angel swim around your aquarium during the day grazing on live rock in search of algae. They require large amounts of caves and live rock to hide in order to feel protected when frightened. They do best in a 60 gallon or larger aquarium.

There is no distinguishing visual way to tell male from female.

Approximate Size and Price:

  • Small: 1″ to 1-3/4″
  • Medium: 1-3/4″ to 2-1/2″
  • Large: 2-1/2″ to 4-1/2″

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Bicolor Angel Price

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SMALL

$10-12

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MEDIUM

$15-18

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LARGE

$20-25

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AVERAGE RETAIL PRICE

$20-40

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