Baby Interrupta Angelfish Return to LiveAquaria

Small Interrupta aka Japanese angelfish are some of the most beautiful and photogenic of all juvenile angelfish. Coming from Japan Centropyge interrupta are only infrequently imported and available in the aquarium hobby and due to their high  demand and limited…

Footage of Centropyge interrupta in the wild shows off its large and beautiful stature

Very few Centropyge angelfish can rival the beauty and grace of Centropyge interrupta. The combination of iridescent blue and orange coupled with the yellow tail fin screams for attention and it’s hardly a surprise that this fish lands itself right…

Stunning juvenile Centropyge interrupta showcased by BlueHabor

Centropyge interrupta is perhaps the poster child for rare dwarf angels, easily recognized by aquarist world wide. There’s nothing quite like the sparkly blue spots against the intense orange body that all life stages of this dwarf angelfish possess, but its…

Video of a particularly orange pair of Japanese Pygmy Angelfish, Centropyge interrupta

Centropyge interrupta, the Japanese Pygmy Angelfish, is one of the most sought after by aquarist and also one of the largest species in the marine angelfish genus, Centropyge. Normally we wouldn’t get too excited to see a video of beautiful…

The Incredible Display of Rare Reef Fish by De Jong Marinelife

When it comes to sourcing and handling rare marine fish, De Jong Marinelife is definitely one of the world leaders for exotic reef animals from all over the world. This normally wholesale-only operation is not open to the public but every…

A visit to the okayama University of Science

In light of MACNA and the hectic schedule of traveling, we haven’t been able to finish up recounting our visit to Japan. Now that the dust has settled, we’re obligated to tie up the loose ends and finish up this short series.…

Is Japan really home to any endemic Fairy Wrasses? Cirrhilabrus katoi disagrees

The reefs of Japan are known to harbour unique fauna found nowhere else on this earth. Rife with endemics, species such as Centropyge interrupta, Chaetodon daedalma, Genicanthus takeuchii, Chromis mirationis and a whole hodgepodge of other reef fish call this…

Opulent Osaka Part 4: A BlueHarbor tribute, and the man behind the brand

We’ve come to our last and final installation of our four part Osaka travelogue. If you’ve been following parts 1, 2 and 3, we hope you’ve enjoyed it, and thank you for exploring some of Osaka’s most opulent reef keepers…

Sugoi Sakana Supottoraito: Chaetodon nippon

No, your screen isn’t displaying random alphabets in a series of unpronounceable words. Our atrocious attempt at translating today’s title post into Japanese was intentional. We’re going international on today’s Awesome Fish Spotlight (literally), and we’re featuring a butterflyfish that could…

2013 Marine Breeder’s Year in Review

It’s the 4th annual installment of the Marine Breeder’s Year in Review (see past installments at 2010, 2011a, 2011b, and 2012) and frankly, it’s been an interesting if not arguably “slow” year for a change, and yet I’ll probably write more…