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Bicolored Angelfish (Centropyge bicolor)
The Bicolored Angelfish (Centropyge bicolor), also known as the Two-colored Angelfish or Oriole Angelfish. It is hermaphroditic, very difficult to breed in an aquarium, and has no distinguishable differences in color between male to female.Continue to 2 of 13 below.
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Black & White Bandit Angelfish (Holacanthus arculatus)
In the wild, the Black and White Bandit or Banded Angelfish (Holacanthus arculatus) feeds almost exclusively on sponges, making them difficult to maintain in an aquarium. In captivity, older juveniles and sub-adults seem to adjust to tank fed foods better than smaller juveniles or older adults.Continue to 3 of 13 below.
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Blue-Girdled Angelfish (Adult) (Pomacanthus navarchus)
The Blue-Girdled or Majestic Angelfish (Pomacanthus navarchus) is large species that inhabits waters of the Eastern Indian Ocean and the Western Pacific.
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Clarion Angelfish (Holacanthus clarionesis)
The Clarion Angelfish (Holacanthus clarionesis) in its sub-adult phase.This species inhabits regional waters off the Southern tip of Baja California.
Being quite rare, this fish is very expensive, even for captive bred fish.Continue to 5 of 13 below.
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Cortez Angelfish (Pomacanthus zonipectus)
This adult Cortez Angelfish (Pomacanthus zonipectus) is large species of Angelfish which inhabits tropical Eastern Pacific waters.
The Koran Angelfish reaches a length of about 1'6" an therefore requires a tank of at least 250 gallons.Continue to 6 of 13 below.
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Eibl's or Orangelined Angelfish (Centropyge eibli)
This Eibl's or Orangelined Angelfish (Centropyge eibli) is a small dwarf or pygmy species inhabits waters of the Indo-west-Pacific region.
One of the larger Genus Centropyge Dwarf or Pygmy Angelfish species, the Eibl's Angelfish adapts well to a peaceful aquarium environment with plenty of hiding places, but individuals may act aggressively towards smaller fish, particularly when confined in a small aquarium.Continue to 7 of 13 below.
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Fisher's Angelfish (Centropyge fisheri)
A small dwarf or pygmy species endemic to Hawaii and surrounding regional island waters, this photo of a Fisher's Angelfish (Centropyge fisheri) living in coral rubble was shot by Keoki and Yuko Stender on Angel Ledge, Midway at 95'.
Aside from providing this fish with ample live rock for grazing, the Fisher's Angelfish (Centropyge fisheri) should be fed a variety of foods suitable for herbivores and carnivores, such as Spirulina, marine algae, mysid shrimp, and other high-quality meaty fares.Continue to 8 of 13 below.
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French Angelfish (Adult) (Pomacanthus paru)
These two adult French Angelfishes (Pomacanthus paru) are members of this large species which inhabit tropical Atlantic waters.
The French Angelfish has a tendency to nip at sessile invertebrates (soft and stony corals) and clam mantles, and also tends to dominate the tank.Continue to 9 of 13 below.
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Gray Angelfish (Pomacanthus arcuatus)
An adult Gray Angelfish (Pomacanthus arcuatus) which is a large species which inhabits the waters of the Western Atlantic.
The Gray Black Angelfish is a sturdy fish, and can reach a stunning length of 20 inches as an adult. A tank of at leaast 259 gallons is recommended for this fish.Continue to 10 of 13 below.
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Juvenile Koran Angelfish (Pomacanthus semicirculatus)
A juvenile Koran Angelfish (Pomacanthus semicirculatus) pictured with a Dussumier Tang and Foxface Rabbitfish in his 75g aquarium.
An adult Koran will reach a length of 1'3" and requires a tank of at least 250 gallons. It is prone to nip at stony and soft corals (sessile invertebrates) and clam mantles so it is not a good candidate for a reef aquarium.Continue to 11 of 13 below.
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Lemonpeel Angelfish (Centropyge flavissimus)
The Lemonpeel Angelfish (Centropyge flavissimus) is a pygmy species which inhabits the waters of the Indo-Pacific, but has been found as an aquarium release in Kaneohe Bay and Keehi Lagoon on the island of Oahu in Hawai'i.
It is possible to keep a male-female pair or even a trio (one male-two females) of Lemonpeel Angelfishes in the same tank together, provided that it is a large aquarium with plenty of hiding places, and they are introduced into the aquarium at the same time.
Thinking about... adding this fish to your tank? See the Saltwater Aquarium Fish Compatibility Chart.Continue to 12 of 13 below.
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Potter's Angelfish (Centropyge potteri)
A photo of the endemic dwarf or pygmy species Potter's Angelfish (Centropyge potteri) taken by Keoki and Yuko Stender in Hawaii.
Although touted by aquarists to be a fairly good reef safe fish, the Potter's Angelfish (Centropyge potteri) may nip at large polyped stony corals, zoanthids, tridacnid clam mantles, and even some soft coral polyps. Therefore this fish, as true with most all Angelfishes, cannot be completely trusted if these invertebrates are present. It is best kept singly or... in mated pairs, and is suitable for keeping with other non-aggressive fishes.Continue to 13 of 13 below.
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Regal Angelfish (Pygoplites diacanthus)
This medium sized species inhabits waters of the Indo-Pacific region, but has been found as an aquarium release in Hawaii.
The Indian Ocean and Red Sea Regal Angel (Pygoplites diacanthus) specimens are more likely to be hardier, and therefore adapt more readily to aquarium life. For identification: the Indian Ocean and Red Sea specimens have an orange chest as opposed to the Pacific Ocean specimens, which have a blue chest.