PICTURE: Help to identify what type of angel fish this is?

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    koran angel
     
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    correct, sir. :p
     
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    I concur.
     
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    Koran it is!
     
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    Marine88 Joey Logano Super Fan!

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    No doubt Koran:^:
     
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    Navarchus Almost smarter than a pig

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    It is a Koran. What a shame these guys grow up to be so Fugly.
     
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    i have yet to see a truer statement then that one
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Then you do what most middle-aged men going through a mid-life crisis do! Ditch the old, washed-up hag for a new, younger, juvenile trophy fish!
     
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    I COMPLETELY disagree with that. I love the adult koran and if doc were here he would back me on that too :cry:
     
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    but you have to admit, compared to other adult angels the koran is one of the ugliest
     
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    not at all. I can think of others I think look worse. And all large angelfish are beautiful, some just more than others. I love the super bright blue accents and the bright blue spots on a black back half too. and sometimes dorsal fin will get really bright yellow at the end too. Im holding my ground.
     
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    name some of the uglier ones
     
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    Well as i said they are all beautiful, however they ones that I personally prefer the Koran over are:
    French Angelfish, Pomacanthus paru (very close call but still Koran)
    King Angelfish, Holacanthus passer
    Rock Beauty, Holacanthus tricolor
    Yellow Bar, Pomacanthus maculosus

    French angel is almost a close tie. the holacanthus dont have much going for me except with the queen and blue angel for sure. I wish my Queen was not so aggressive. That was an EXTREMELY beautiful fish.
     
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    i dont know, i agree with some of those although i strongly disagree with the passer choice, its got awesome coloration all the way through its life. the french and gray angel i think are tied because at adult phases they look very similar
     
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    I like the juv passers. like the one you had. but maybe the ones i have seen are not as good looking as adults. Like this one looks kinda washed out.

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    Dont get me wrong. I love passers but I still love korans too!
     
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    Like this one is STUNNING I think its just hit and miss with them


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    it probably depends on what stage of coloration they are pulled out of the ocean at
     
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    Diet could actually be a major player in that too.
     
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    well thats more or less what i meant, since they have their natural diet in the wild and no matter how hard we try we can never match that, especially since all fish of a species are different and prefer different foods
     
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