Coral Beauty Angel
Centropyge bispinosa

Care Level




Reef Compatible


Plant Safe


Max Size



Purple, Yellow, Orange



Water Conditions

Alkalinity: 8-12 KH, pH: 8.1-8.4, salinity: 1.020-1.025, 72-78 degrees Fahrenheit


General: A popular dwarf angelfish for its hardiness and color, the Coral Beauty is a less aggressive member of the Centropyge genus and one of the most common introduced in a reef aquarium with little issue. Differences in color and intensity is common depending on origin. Prices of the Coral Beauty Angel is variable because of importation, transportation, and diver's fees from the regions in which they are collected.

Diet: Offer a diet of frozen shrimps, angel specific frozen foods, herbivorous foods (ex: Spirulina, sheet algae), a high quality marine flake, and other frozen options for optimal health, color, and longevity.

Compatibility: The Coral Beauty can be kept with a large variety of passive to semi-aggressive fish, including other members of the Centropyge genus.

Environment: The Coral Beauty Angel should be added to an established system that has completed the nitrogen cycle. Fish are sensitive to temperature change; maintaining a stable temperature is important for the overall health of any fish. The Coral Beauty requires no less than a 75 gallon aquarium once mature to thrive in, with ample liverock to graze algae off of and retreat to if necessary.

Sexual Dimorphism: Difficult to distinguish male from female.

Coral Beauty Angel Photo Gallery

Author: Aquatics Unlimited