The Arabian Angelfish Pomacanthus asfur is unusually beautiful both as a juvenile and as an adult. The adult has a royal blue body with an intense yellow tail and a large, wide, yellow "V" shaped stripe. The juvenile has an attractive blue with light-blue and white stripes. During both stages this angel is truly a stunning eye catcher.
The Black Bandit Angelfish is also known as the Black-banded Angelfish because of the swatch of black that extends horizontally from over the eye to the end of the dorsal fin. It is also known as the Hawaiian Pearlyscale Angelfish due to the shimmering whites to grays making up the majority of body color. The anal fin is dark brown…
The Bellus Angelfish is one of the few angelfish displaying sexual dimorphism. The male is an iridescent pale white and blue, with the lower half of the body and anal fin highlighted by long, horizontal blue stripes and one, yellow to orange stripe extending toward the caudal fin
Bicolor Angelfish, also known as the Two-colored Angelfish or Oriole Angelfish, is a vibrant yellow on the anterior half of its body and a deep blue on the posterior half. A splash of deep blue extends upward vertically from the eye to the top of the head and the tail is yellow. A minimum of a 70 gallon tank with…
The Black Velvet Angelfish, also known as the Gray Poma, is predominantly black with a variable-sized splash of gray on the head and the horizontal upper half of the body. The tail and posterior tip of the dorsal fin is outlined in yellow.
The smaller angelfish and "pygmy angelfish" available in the aquarium trade include those from the genera Apolemichthys, Centropyge, Chaetodontoplus, Genicanthus, and a few others. Of these, Apolemichthys and Chaetodontoplus are generally the largest. Centropyge is the largest group and some fish have been separated into new species and genera in recent years.
The Lemonpeel Angelfish is a cheery yellow with sky-blue highlights on the lips, encircling the eyes, on the pectoral fins, and the tips of the dorsal, caudal, and anal fins. To avoid confusion with the False Lemonpeel Angelfish (C. heraldi) that lacks the blue highlights, this angelfish is also referred to as the True Lemonpeel Angelfish.
The Blue Lipstick Angelfish also referred to as the Threespot Angelfish, is a brilliant yellow with blue lips, a dark blue-black dorsal spot where the head joins the body, and a light tan spot behind the eye.
The Blue-Striped Angelfish Chaetodontoplus septentrionalis is a mid-sized angel with an absolutely stunning adult coloration. Its adorned with brilliant blue horizontal stripes contrasted against an orange to brownish body. Hence it is also known as the Blueline Angelfish or Blue-lined Angelfish.
Referred to variously as the Blueface, Yellowface, or Yellowmask Angelfish, the adult and juvenile Blueface Angelfish differ markedly in coloration. As a juvenile, the body is covered with alternating vertical stripes of black, white, and sapphire blue. Upon growing to approximately five inches.
The Bluefin Angelfish is also referred to as the Dusky Angelfish*, Dusky Cherub, Manyspined Angelfish, Multi-spined Angelfish, and Black Angelfish. It is a blackish-blue "dusky" color, with lighter blue marbling on the dorsal, caudal, and anal fins; and a thin, sapphire-blue outline on the anal and caudal fins.
The Bluespotted Angelfish, also known as the Blue-spangled Angelfish, is blue to yellow-brown and covered with small blue dots. It has a bright yellow tail. It requires a 125 gallon or larger well-established aquarium with numerous hiding places and large amounts of live rock for grazing. It is generally not overly aggressive and should be kept with nonaggressive tankmates.
Coral Beauty Angelfish is also known as the Twospined or Dusky Angelfish. The body and head are a deep royal blue, highlighted with an iridescent orange to yellow. The Coral Beauty Angelfish is one of the easiest angels to care for. It requires a 70 gallon or larger tank with lots of hiding places and live rock for grazing.
Eibl's Pygmy Angelfish, Orangelined Angelfish, Blacktail Angelfish, and Eibl's Dwarf Angel. Its pearlescent body is highlighted with several vertical, evenly-spaced orange to red stripes. The very back of the body and caudal fin are black. A brilliant sapphire-blue stripe outlines the caudal fin. Red Stripe Angelfish requires a 70 gallon or larger aquarium with large amounts of live rock for…