Other Common Names for the Cream Angelfish:
Yellowtail Angelfish - Smoke Angelfish - Yellowtail Black Angelfish
Apolemichthys xanthurus, commonly known as the Yellowtail Angelfish, is a species of marine angelfish belonging to the family Pomacanthidae. These strikingly beautiful fish are popular among marine aquarium enthusiasts due to their vibrant coloration and graceful appearance.
In the wild, these angelfish primarily feed on a diet consisting of various algae, sponges, and small invertebrates found on or around coral reefs. In captivity, they can be fed a diet of high-quality prepared marine foods, including pellets, flakes, and frozen foods.
Yellowtail Angelfish are known for their territorial behavior, especially as they mature. They can be aggressive towards other fish of the same or similar species, so it's generally recommended to keep them singly or in larger tanks with ample hiding places and plenty of swimming space.