Flameback Cherub Angelfish is a Captive Hybrid Cross from Nebraska!

The Flameback Cherubfish is a brand new captive breeding ‘first’ coming to us from the  exotic locale of Nebraska. On the one hand we’ve kinda seen a fish like this before, but on the other the Flameback Cherubfish is the really…

Flame Potters Angelfish Hybrid Documented by Diver Photo

Pygmy angelfish of the¬†Centropyge genus are among the most promiscuous hybridizers in the whole angelfish family. However of these, flame angelfish regularly hybridizes with the rusty angelfish, creating rusty flames, but other crosses are much more rare. By contrast, the…

Rusty Flame pygmy angelfish hybrid video

The flame x rusty angelfish hybrid which we first spotted at IMAC West in Long Beach a few weeks ago was the focus of much attention during the weekend show. A lot of flashes tried to stop the motion of…

Ferriculus: a flame and rusty angelfish hybrid on display at IMAC West

Leave it to John Coppolino to recognize an obscure and subtle hybrid lurking around in the rockwork of the large walkaround display tank of the Quality Marine booth at IMAC West. It’s not everyday that you get to see a…

Ten of the Best Hybrid Dwarf Angelfish

From Rusty Flames to Tigerpyges and Holy Grails. Here are just 10 of the many hybrid dwarf angels that Reef Builders has covered over the years.

FAQs on Dwarf Angelfish

Dwarf angels are some of the most sought-after saltwater fish for reef aquariums, but are they reef-safe, can you mix them, and what size tank do they need? Here we answer all your most frequently asked questions via our email.…

Purple X Yellow tang hybrids land at Abyss Aquatic Warehouse

Two of only 12 captive-bred Purple X Yellow tang hybrids have arrived at a retail store in the UK. Bred by Bali Aquarich in Indonesia, we have closely followed the evolution of this exclusive breeding project from the first purple…

We Finally Got Our Hands on the Brazilian Flameback Angelfish

The Brazilian Flameback Angelfish, Centropyge aurantonotus, is one of the two species of pygmy angelfish in the Caribbean but the common ‘pygmy’ angelfish is infinitely more common in the aquarium hobby. This fish looks quite similar to the African flameback angelfish,…

African Flameback Now Being Cultured by ORA

The African Flameback is one of the most popular and distinctive species of pygmy angelfish and it is now available captive bred from Oceans, Reefs, & Aquariums. Centropyge acanthops hails from most of the eastern shores of the African continent…

What is the Best Temperature for Hatching Flameback Angelfish Eggs?

The Brazilian flameback angelfish, Centropyge aurantonotus, is one of the least well known species of yellow-topped pygmy angelfish, and one of only three species from the Caribbean and wider Atlantic Ocean. Coming from the Southern parts of the Caribbean, the…