Why are clarion angelfish so expensive?

This fish can be found in deeper waters in the Western Indian Ocean making collecting this species very difficult, hence their high price. They are not an endangered species – just simply hard to capture.

How much does a Clarion angelfish cost?

Item # Description Price
026873 Clarion Angelfish – Captive Bred, Tiny: up to 2″, Tank Raised, Juvenile * Restriction On Guarantee $15,000.00
026874 Clarion Angelfish – Captive Bred, Small: over 2-2.5″, Tank Raised, Juvenile * Restriction On Guarantee $15,000.00

What do clarion angelfish eat?

Diet: They eat algae, sponges, tunicates and small invertebrates. They also pick off parasites and dead skin from large fish such as rays. Reproduction: Clarion angelfish are pelagic egg layers (meaning they release large numbers of eggs and sperm into the water).

What is the world’s most expensive fish?

Pacific Bluefin Tuna
Pacific Bluefin Tuna: The World’s Most Expensive Fish.

Do angelfish grow fast?

Angelfish Growth Rate – Some Numbers In the right conditions, angelfish will grow fast. According to angelfish breeder “Tolak” via the fishfroums.net website, angelfish will reach dime size by 8-10, nickel by 12-16 weeks, quarter sized by 4 months and around the size of a silver dollar coin by 6 months!

How many years do angelfish live?

10 years
These fish can survive for 10 years or more and tend to be housed in ponds of other fish of their genus. Angelfish can reach up to 6 in long and therefore should be stored in a tank no less than 20 gallons in size.

What is the best tasting fish in the world?

Best Tasting Salt Water Fishes

  • Halibut. Halibut is firm and meaty, but also very lean and flaky.
  • Cod. Swordfish not your style because you’re a chicken lover?
  • Salmon. Ah salmon, this list wouldn’t be complete without it.
  • Red Snapper. Red snapper offers a mild and slightly sweet tasting meat.
  • Mahi Mahi.
  • Grouper.

What kind of fish is the clarion angelfish?

Clarion Angelfish. This marine aquarium fish is known as Clarion Angelfish and the correct latin name is Holacanthus clarionensis. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Angelfish family.

What kind of fish is a saltwater angelfish?

Saltwater angelfish belong to the family Pomacanthidae which contains over 80 different species.

What should I Feed my angelfish in an aquarium?

Due to aggression toward other Angelfishes, it is better to keep them in large aquariums with plenty of hiding places. If you have an opportunity to have a large aquarium and that big amount of money, it is good to feed this fish Artemia Salina, Krill, Shrimps.

Where are the Clarion islands in the Gulf of California?

This group is made up of four volcanic islands, three being referred to as inner islands and Clarion being the most western island. Located about 240 miles southwest of Cabo San Lucas, they are part of the Mexican state of Colima. Holacanthus clarionensis have been found in the lower Gulf of California, but it is rare.