Support Your Local Fish Store this Shopping Season

With several holidays on the horizon, we know that the broader holiday ‘shopping season’ is imminent and with it, offers of screaming deals on lots of necessary and desirable aquarium gear. We…

Previous Gen LED Lights Still Deliver Great Performance and Value

One of the biggest complaints about people starting out with reef aquariums is that it’s one of the most expensive hobbies but it is possible to save a few bucks on getting started, and cutting costs without cutting corners. Reef…

Anubis Tang is Probably the Rarest Surgeonfish Ever

We’ve been following Anubis, the one-off purple scopas tang hybrid, for almost a year now. Despite its radical juvenile appearance, we initially thought that the Purple X Scopas tang would lose its appeal as it grows. But we are glad…

Illumagic X4 is Dedicated to Upgradeable LED Clusters

The Illumagic X4 is an interesting new LED aquarium light fixture coming soon from the makers of the popular Blaze fixture and Vitamini striplight. The new X4 LED retains much of the core lighting engines that has found popularity among…

Parascolopsis akatamae, A New Species of Fluorescent Monocle Bream

Parascolopsis akatamae is a new species of dwarf monocle bream from Japan which has a very curious and unique feature. Fluorescence is well documented among many different groups of reef animals, especially the corals, but the new Akatamae bream exhibits…

Five Australian Coral Species Spawned in Captive Environment

Australian collectors are increasingly joining the charge to conserve coral reefs. While the Queensland based coral collector Inter-Fish Pty Ltd (australiancorals.com.au) is a quiet achiever of the Australian coral collection industry, they just could not help but share their good…

One Year Video Update of the Worldwide Corals Superstore

When you spend a lot of  time admiring an object or a concept from afar, there’s certainly some degree of romanticism that can arise from the distance and the resulting online reality distortion field. This is precisely why famous movie…

Black and white Penguin tang is the latest aberrant Scopas to appear

Reefbuilders is the home of saltwater color morphs and has covered more koi, calico, yellow and piebald Scopas tangs than anyone else. So let us introduce you to our next example of polychromatism in Zebrasoma scopas, the Bicolor.

‘Scribbled’ Hydnophora is a Coral Strain for the Connoisseurs

If there’s one group of corals that hans’t yet had its collector hype moment it’s definitely the Hydnophora horn corals. With a very consistent color across a handful of species, a unique ‘scribbled’ Hydnophora we spotted at Worldwide Corals last…

Maze x Black Velvet Angelfish produced by Bali Aquarich

The vevet angelfish of the Chaetodontoplus genus are some of the most interesting, and most unique in the Pomacanthidae. However wild collected velvet angelfish have a very hard time adapting to aquarium foods and conditions but thankfully, velvet angelfish are…

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