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Common Name - Many Spined Pygmy Angelfish
Scientific name - Centropyge multispinnis
Appearance - Dark pale black body with darker
black vertical bars throughout the body. Bright blue edge to rear dorsal and
anal fins. Size ranges from 1 inch to 3 inches.
Location - Eastern Africa, Red Sea and
northern Indian Ocean.
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. Tanks with live or
decorative corals and rock are good. Position the rock openly so as to create many
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