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The Flame Angel is an ICONIC Marshall islands fish that dazzles the spectator.  The meld of coloration along with mix of stripes is no wonder this is one of the most sought after of the SMALL ANGEL crowd.  They are known to nip at corals SOMETIMES, many report ZERO issues.  Our Staff Experience is COMPLETELY MIXED.  Often times we find Xenia and LPS are gone after, all varieng from little damage to well I guess I can't keep that coral in there.  In short its a crap shoot with this fish and coral.  Be Warned.



FLAME ANGEL Centropyge loricula

  • Species: Centropyge loricula

    Common: Flame Angel

    Category: Reef CAUTION Marine fish

    APROX Purchase Size:

    SMALL =  1 - 2 inches

    MEDIUM =  2.01 + inches



    SPECIAL NOTE: Centropyge loricula are not difficult to keep.  Once acclimated they readily accept frozen mysis and brine, flake food, and small pellet.

    Natural Ecology:Centropyge loricula are found exploring the reefs of of the Marshal Islands

    Aquarium Size : 40+ GALLON 


    ORIGIN: Marshal Isle.


    Feeding: Plankton, blended Mysis shrimp, baby brine shrimp, pellet (occassionaly) and flake.


    Aggression: SEMI Aggresive; This species is often aggressive towards other Centropyge loricula.


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