Fish Species

Lemonpeel Angelfish

Lemonpeel Angelfish - Description

The Lemonpeel Angelfish is known as a dwarf angelfish and makes a beautiful addition to any marine aquarium.

It has a lifespan of between 2 and 5 years. The Lemonpeel angelfish is very alert and inquisitive, it will try and eat everything including coral, advisable to provide lots of rocks for them to hide in.

Like other dwarf angelfish, the Lemonpeels are protogynic hermaphrodites. They will initially all begin without a sex, then develop into females. Depending on their environment, some will then develop into males. The male will grow larger than the female.

Profile of the Lemonpeel Angelfish

This Profile contains interesting facts and information about the Lemonpeel Angelfish species.

  • Size: Up to 10cm

  • Fish Tank conditions: Temp: 22-25 Degrees PH 8.1-8.5

  • Diet / Feeding: Frozen, Dried or Flak food, likes algae

  • Temperament: Peaceful, good community fish

  • Habitat: Reef dwellers

  • Behaviour: Like other Angelfish, best to keep a single species to avoid aggression

  • Range: Indo-pacific

Scientific Classification of the Lemonpeel Angelfish

Definition: Scientific classification, or biological classification, is how biologists group and categorize species of organisms with shared physical characteristics. Scientific classification belongs to the science of taxonomy.

  • Species: Centropyge flavissimus

  • Popular Name: Lemonpeel Angelfish

  • Kingdom: Animalia

  • Phylum: Chordata

  • Class: Actinopterygii

  • Order: Perciformes

  • Family: Pomacanthidae


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Facts about Fish Species - Lemonpeel Angelfish

The colours, shapes and sizes of individual fishes varies enormously - you really need excellent quality pictures or photographs to assist in the identification process.

A combination of the number of fins and their characteristics, color, scale counts, general features, maximum length and distribution are used during a species identification process.


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