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Common Name - Candy Stripe, Red Line or Elb's
Scientific name - Centropyge eibli
Appearance - Silver grey body with vertical
orange bars across the body and a black tail fin. Orange ring around the eye.
Size ranges between 1 inch and 3 inches.
Location - Eastern Indian Ocean, Northwest
Australia up into Indonesia.
Comments - Once past initial acclimation this
fish is a usually a peaceful addition to the tank.
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. Tanks with live or
decorative corals and rock are great. Position the rock openly so as to create many
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