Freshwater angelfish are a popular type of aquarium fish. Their anal and dorsal fins have an exaggerated shape that remind people of the wings of angels. Angelfish come in several bright colors and patterns, and they are... More » Pets & Animals Marine Life Fish

When a female angelfish is ready to breed, she and all male tank mates will drop their papilla. The papilla is a tubular structure located between the anal fin and ventral fin. The papilla of a female will generally be s... More »

The flame angelfish, Centropyge loricula, is a species found off the coast of tropical islands in the Pacific Ocean. Their striking orange-to-red body with vertical black bars is often sought by enthusiasts seeking to br... More » Pets & Animals Marine Life Fish

A flame angelfish is a dwarf angelfish that is reddish-orange in color with vertical black stripes on its body. It has horizontal black stripes with blue accents on parts of the dorsal and anal fins. More » Pets & Animals Marine Life Fish

Angelfish reproduce sexually: a male and female engage in brief periods of courtship, which ultimately result in the fertilization of eggs. Angelfish males are quite territorial and defend their territories dutifully, le... More »

In captivity, freshwater angelfish typically live eight to 10 years, but they can survive for up to 15 years. Their hardiness and longevity makes them a popular fish in home aquariums. More »

Blood parrot fish, the aquarium fish commonly called parrot fish, should be housed only with mid-sized non-aggressive fish such as tetras, danios, angelfish and catfish. Aggressive species should be avoided because parro... More »