Last week, Reefbuilders had the honor of introducing the hybrid lemonpeel x eibli centropyge angelfish to our readers. The world of rare fish collectors was set ablaze by the hybrid lemonpeel x eibli angelfish which we have affectionately come to call the Tiger’pyge. The Tiger’pyge was sold to the upscale aquarium store, Old Town Aquarium and the fish sold for $1600 within an hour of arriving at the store. Local hobbyist Eric Sanchez of Glassbox Design was fortunate enough to visit the Tiger’pyge at Old Town and he has produced a video of the rare gem of an angelfish which we have posted above. Big thanks to Mr. Sanchez for sharing this video with us and stay tuned to Reef Builders as we document more amazing specimens and rare fish species entering the marine aquarium trade.
Jake Adams has been an avid marine aquarist since the mid 90s and has worked in the retail side of the marine aquarium trade for more than ten years. He has a bachelor’s degree in Marine Science and has been the managing editor of ReefBuilders.com since 2008. Jake is interested in every facet of the marine aquarium hobby from the concepts to the technology, rare fish to exotic corals, and his interests are well documented through a very prolific career of speaking to reef clubs and marine aquarium events, and writing articles for aquarium publications across the globe. His primary interest is in corals which Jake pursues in the aquarium hobby as well as diving the coral reefs of the world.