Types of Angelfish

Types of Freshwater Angelfish

  1. Common Angelfish (Pterophyllum scalare) – This is the most well-known type of angelfish with long, flowing fins and a distinct silver or gray body.
  2. Altum Angelfish (Pterophyllum altum) – Altum angelfish have a more streamlined body and a larger head compared to other angelfish species.
  3. Platinum Angelfish (Pterophyllum sp.) – Platinum angelfish have a completely white or silver body with no markings or coloration.
  4. Marble Angelfish (Pterophyllum sp.) – Marble angelfish have a mottled, marble-like pattern on their body with a mix of black, white, and gray.
  5. Koi Angelfish (Pterophyllum sp.) – Koi angelfish have a unique, vibrant color pattern resembling that of a koi fish with a mix of orange, black, and white.
  6. Zebra Angelfish (Pterophyllum sp.) – Zebra angelfish have a distinct black and white striped pattern on their body resembling that of a zebra.
  7. Veil Angelfish (Pterophyllum sp.) – Veil angelfish have long, flowing fins that can extend as long as the body itself.
  8. Half-Black Angelfish (Pterophyllum sp.) – Half-black angelfish have a distinct black coloration on the posterior half of their body, while the anterior half is silver or white.
  9. Gold Angelfish (Pterophyllum sp.) – Gold angelfish have a shiny, metallic gold or orange coloration on their body.
  10. Blushing Angelfish (Pterophyllum sp.) – Blushing angelfish have a light pink or reddish coloration on their body, particularly around the face and fins.
  11. Ghost Angelfish (Pterophyllum sp.) – Ghost angelfish have a translucent body with a slightly iridescent sheen and very little coloration.
  12. Black Lace Angelfish (Pterophyllum sp.) – Black lace angelfish have a black lace-like pattern on their fins and a silver or white body.
  13. Panda Angelfish (Pterophyllum sp.) – Panda angelfish have a black and white coloration resembling that of a panda bear.
  14. Blue Angelfish (Pterophyllum sp.) – Blue angelfish have a bright blue coloration on their body and fins.
  15. Albino Angelfish (Pterophyllum sp.) – Albino angelfish have a completely white or pinkish body with no coloration or markings.
  16. Smokey Angelfish (Pterophyllum sp.) – Smokey angelfish have a greyish-blue coloration on their body with a smokey appearance.
  17. Sunset Angelfish (Pterophyllum sp.) – Sunset angelfish have a yellow and orange coloration resembling a sunset on their body and fins.
  18. Chocolate Angelfish (Pterophyllum sp.) – Chocolate angelfish have a brownish-red coloration on their body with a chocolate-like appearance.
  19. Pearlscale Angelfish (Pterophyllum sp.) – Pearlscale angelfish have a body covered in small, pearly scales that give them a unique texture.
  20. Leopard Angelfish (Pterophyllum sp.) – Leopard angelfish have a spotted pattern on their body resembling that of a leopard or cheetah.