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Common Name - Blue Fin or White Tail Pygmy Angelfish
Scientific name - Centropyge flavicauda
Appearance - Dark blue body with bright blue edges
on caudical fins and a pale yellow to white tail fin. Small fish, body is around
1 inch to 1 1/2 inch.
Location - Distributed heavily throughout the
western South Pacific.
Comments - Not a very popular fish in the hobby,
possibly due to it drab color.
As with all centropyge it will feed on flake foods but
will do much better on a variety of small bite-size frozen foods, such as mysis
shrimp. These fish enjoy having access to hiding places. Collected from lagoons
to the outer reef slopes. Tanks with live or
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