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…

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…

We’ve Never Seen This Uber Rare Angelfish Look Like This!

The black angelfish, Chaetodontoplus niger, is a species so mysterious that it’s hard to know where to begin trying to understand it. First described from the Hongsha Islands in the South China Sea in 1965, the only modern records that this…

Top 10 Angelfish Stories of 2018

It’s no secret that we are big fans of saltwater angelfish and we’re not the only ones, Angelfish are beautiful and diverse in their size and colors when they are normally colored, but the aberrations, rare species and variety of…

Resplendent Fireball Angelfish Hybrid from St. Helena Island

The ‘Resplendent Fireball’ angelfish is a naturally occurring hybrid of the semi-precious brazilian flameback angelfish (aka fireball), Centropyge aurantonotus, and the ‘unobtainium’ resplendent angelfish C. resplendens. So how does a fish from Brazil come to hybridize with a fish that lives…

Stunning ORANGE ‘Tiger Tail’ Coral Beauty Has Hybrid Traits

The Coral Beauty angelfish is one of the most highly variable of all pygmy angelfish species. Ranging from East Africa in the Indian Ocean to the Central Pacific Ocean, it’s no surprise that this fish has a huge number of…