Angelfish & Butterflyfish

Angel fishes are considered to be the most popular fishes for marine aquarium. Earlier they were regarded as the sub-family of butterfly fishes since basically they are similar animals. Today one knows a lot of differences between angel-and butterfly fishes – yet we show them in single category on our online shop. Out of more than 85 species of the angel fishes, the dwarf angel fishes centropyge and paracentropyge, the actually big angel fish and the regal angel fish are those which are especially kept very often in the aquarium. In aquarium it must be considered that the tanks are sufficiently large enough. In case of dwarf angel fishes we recommend an aquarium size of at least 350l-500l. The tanks should be very well structured. Butterfly fishes reach a size between 12cm-20cm and thus have similar requirements for aquarium size. However they are very good swimmers, so the tank size with Chelmon rostratus in any case should not be less than 500l. Especially popular are Chaetodons and Chelmon rostratus Orangenbinden blackfin coralfish which we offer on our shop as fixed-feed fishes.




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Centropyge loricula - Flame angel



EUR 66,00 *

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Centropyge loricula - Flame angel

Centropyge loricula - Flame angel

EUR 66,00 *

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Centropyge bispinosa - Tigertail - Mauritius (RARE)



EUR 79,90 *

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Centropyge bispinosa - Tigertail - Mauritius (RARE)

Centropyge bispinosa - Tigertail - Mauritius (RARE)

EUR 79,90 *

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Centropyge bicolor - Bicolor angelfish



EUR 39,90 *

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Centropyge bicolor - Bicolor angelfish

Centropyge bicolor - Bicolor angelfish

EUR 39,90 *

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Apolemichthys xanthurus - Xanthurus Cream Angelfish



EUR 39,90 *

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Apolemichthys xanthurus - Xanthurus Cream Angelfish

Apolemichthys xanthurus - Xanthurus Cream Angelfish

EUR 39,90 *

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Centropyge tibicen - Keyhole angelfish



EUR 34,90 *

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Centropyge tibicen - Keyhole angelfish

Centropyge tibicen - Keyhole angelfish

EUR 34,90 *

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Centropyge acanthops - Flameback Angelfisch



EUR 39,90 *

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Centropyge acanthops - Flameback Angelfisch

Centropyge acanthops - Flameback Angelfisch

EUR 39,90 *

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CENTROPYGE ACANTHOPS - FLAMEBACK ANGELFISH Centropyge Acanthops are fairly easy-care, robust dwarf angels that like herbal and...

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Chelmon rostratus



EUR 49,90 *

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Chelmon rostratus

Chelmon rostratus

EUR 49,90 *

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Pomacanthus semicirculatus - Semicircle angelfish (juv.)



EUR 69,90 *

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Pomacanthus semicirculatus - Semicircle angelfish (juv.)

Pomacanthus semicirculatus - Semicircle angelfish (juv.)

EUR 69,90 *

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Chaetodon kleinii - Kleins Butterfly



EUR 34,90 *

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Chaetodon kleinii - Kleins Butterfly

Chaetodon kleinii - Kleins Butterfly

EUR 34,90 *

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Centropyge potteri - Potter's Angelfish



EUR 119,90 *

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Centropyge potteri - Potter's Angelfish

Centropyge potteri - Potter's Angelfish

EUR 119,90 *

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Pomacanthus navarchus - Majestic Angelfish (Adult)



EUR 119,90 *

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Pomacanthus navarchus - Majestic Angelfish (Adult)

Pomacanthus navarchus - Majestic Angelfish (Adult)

EUR 119,90 *

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Sample picture. The Majestic Angelfish is a splendid angel for big aquariums from 800 liters and up. With up to about 25 cm in length,...

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Centropyge eibli - Red Stripe Angelfish



EUR 39,90 *

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Centropyge eibli - Red Stripe Angelfish

Centropyge eibli - Red Stripe Angelfish

EUR 39,90 *

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Chaetodon auriga - Auriga Butterflyfish



EUR 34,90 *

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Chaetodon auriga - Auriga Butterflyfish

Chaetodon auriga - Auriga Butterflyfish

EUR 34,90 *

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Pomacanthus imperator - Emperor angelfish (Adult)



EUR 189,90 *

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Pomacanthus imperator - Emperor angelfish (Adult)

Pomacanthus imperator - Emperor angelfish (Adult)

EUR 189,90 *

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Sample picture. A beautiful large Angelfish (grows up to 40 cm ) with especially striking markings. Aquariums should have at least...

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Pomacanthus imperator - Emperor Angelfish (juvenile)



EUR 99,90 *

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Pomacanthus imperator - Emperor Angelfish (juvenile)

Pomacanthus imperator - Emperor Angelfish (juvenile)

EUR 99,90 *

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Chaetodon collare - Redtail Butterflyfish



EUR 34,90 *

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Centropyge vrolikii - Pearlscale angelfish



EUR 34,90 *

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Pomacanthus paru - French Angelfish (juvenile)



EUR 149,90 *

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Centropyge flavicauda - Whitetail angelfish



EUR 34,90 *

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Holacanthus ciliaris - Queen Angelfish



EUR 149,90 *

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Pygoplites diacanthus - Royal angelfish



EUR 129,90 *

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Chaetodon citrinellus - Speckled Butterflyfish



EUR 39,90 *

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Chaetodon lunula - Raccoon Butterflyfish



EUR 39,90 *

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Chaetodon lunula - Raccoon Butterflyfish

Chaetodon lunula - Raccoon Butterflyfish

EUR 39,90 *


CHAETODON LUNULA - RACCOON BUTTERFLYFISH A beautiful, yellow-black saltwater fish, which can get up to 23 cm tall and feels at ease...

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Apolemichthys trimaculatus - Threespot angelfish



EUR 89,90 *

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Angelfish & Butterflyfish

Keeping angel fishes and butterflly fish

"The most beautiful inhabitant! "

Angel fishes!

Angel fishes live in the reefs of Indian –and Pacific ocean and build strong territories which they defend against conspecifics. So the young angel fishes have a completely different colour in the juvenile stage: They are not frightened away by their own parents from the territory. Most of the angel fishes live together in pairs or small harem groups which consists of a male and several females.

Feeding and nutrition of angel fishes

Angel fishes feed mainly on algae and small animals. Dwarf angel fish gladly feeds on zooplankton like Mysis or Artemia, however green feed like algae etc. should be fed regularly to them. Dwarf angel fish and angel fish can attack the corals but there are many examples which show that the corals do not even touch them. There is always a basic possibility.

Feed butterfly fish and Chelmon rostratus

Butterfly fishes are demanding with regards to food. The known Chelmon rostratus forceps fish is especially used instead of aiptasia plague. However it depends on the individual animal whether this natutrally kills the aiptasia plague or not. However the butterfly fishes and forceps fishes can attack corals, tubeworms or clams which should be considered. It proves to be an advantage if the tanks have a service life of few months. So it is ensured that there are enough naturally existing zooplankton which the fishes can feed on during the sometimes sensitive familiarization. Naturally you can feed zooplankton by regular addition of NYOS Instant Plankton.

Buy dwarf angel fish for the marine aquarium online

In addition to easily handled dwarf angel fish-species like bicolor dwarf angel fish (Centropyge bicolor), flame -dwarf angel fish (Centropyge loricula), flameback - dwarf angel fish (Centropyge acanthops), striped - dwarf angel fish (Centropyge bispinosa) and the eibls dwarf angel fish (Centropyge eibli), we also offer rare marine fishes like Pygoplites diacanthus – regal angel fish or the cook- dwarf angel fish (C. boylei) on our online shop. All our fishes are fixed-feed fishes upon shipment and can be ordered online.

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