Lemonpeel Angelfish

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Description of the Lemonpeel Angelfish

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.

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Lemonpeel Angelfish

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Popular Name: Lemonpeel Angelfish
Species: Centropyge flavissimus

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

Interesting Facts and Information - How do you identify the sex of a Lemonpeel Angelfish?
The males and females of many fish species have different colors or different shaped bodies. But there are also other fish species where there is no visible difference. Its sometimes tricky being an ichthyologist!


Interesting Facts and Information - Why are Lemonpeel Angelfish slimy?
Lemonpeel Angelfish secrete a type of mucus, or slime, from their skin. This slime provides protection against parasites and infections and helps the Lemonpeel Angelfish to move through the water faster. Some fish species also release toxins in their slime which ward off enemy attacks. Other fish species use their slime to feed their young.

Interesting Facts and Information - Why do Lemonpeel Angelfish have gills?
Gills enable the Lemonpeel Angelfish to breathe. Gills consist of thin sheets of tissue containing blood vessels. As water passes over the gills oxygen is absorbed into the blood stream Carbon dioxide passes out into the water. The gills are protected by a large bony plate called an operculum. Some fish species however have lungs and breathe air.

Interesting Facts and Information -
Why do the Lemonpeel Angelfish have fins?
A fin is an external appendage or "limb" of a fish. Fins are used for directing, stabilizing, or propelling the different fish species in water. Numbers of fins vary between fish species, but there are usually seven. Each of the fins on a fish are designed to perform a specific function:

  • Dorsal fins - The dorsal fin is located on the backs of fishes. The Lemonpeel Angelfish has Dorsal fins to lend stability in swimming.

  • Ventral fins. The ventral fin is located on the pelvic area of fishes. The Lemonpeel Angelfish has Ventral fins to lend stability in swimming.

  • Caudal fins. The Caudal fin is located on the tail area of fishes. The Lemonpeel Angelfish has Caudal fins to propel through the water.

  • Pectoral fins. The Pectoral fin is located on the breast area of fishes. The Lemonpeel Angelfish has Pectoral fins to for locomotion and side to side movement

Interesting Facts and Information about Lemonpeel Angelfish

Lemonpeel Angelfish

  • Interesting Information about Lemonpeel Angelfish

  • Facts about Fish Species - Why are Lemonpeel Angelfish slimy?

  • Why do the Lemonpeel Angelfish have gills?

  • Facts about Fish Species - Why do the Lemonpeel Angelfish have fins?

  • Species: Centropyge flavissimus

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