Angelfish is perhaps the most popular type of aquarium fish in the world. There are approximately 100 species of angelfish, categorized as sea-water angelfish and freshwater angelfish. Learn more information about angelfish. Read on and enjoy these interesting facts about angelfish.

Types of Angelfish

As said, there are two types of angelfish: the sea-water and the freshwater. The former type has brightly-colored spots and can reach grow up to 12in long while the later type generally comes in triangular shape and usually grow up to few inches.


The freshwater angelfish is native to Amazon River and its main streams and lakes in South America. The marine angelfish is found inhabiting in oceanic part of Southern Hemisphere.

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