The Good Fish / Bad Fish Tool
for Saltwater Aquariums,
Award-winning tool for creating ocean-friendly aquariums.

Blue Ring Angelfish

BAD Fish

Scientific Name Pomacanthus annularis

Other Name(s) Annularis Angelfish; Blue King Angelfish

Care Level

Family

Blue Ring Angelfish

BAD Fish
Blue-Ring-Angelfish-1

Young with deep blue to black body, white to blue narrow bars and white tail. Becoming brown with diagonal blue stripes and white/blue tail as adults. Though captive-bred young in the 1″ – 2″ range are available, their adult size of 18″ makes the Blue Ring Angelfish unsuitable for the hobby.