Poetry in motion, Apolemichthys kingi in notion

Embellished throughout, with stripes of a tiger. Not one of mammal, but of equal desire. Your presence is known, but secret i’ll keep. A halo a clue, is all I shall speak.

A rare look at the virtually never seen young Kingi Angelfish

If Kingi Angelfish are one of the holy grails of Pomacanthid lovers then the juvenile Apolemichthys kingi takes that notion up a notch. Like other members of the genus Apolemichthys, the Kingi or Tiger angelfish undergoes a dramatic transformation from the juvenile to…

Tiny Kingi angelfish is the lagoon collection of a lifetime

We’ve been closely following the saga of a very special fish that was recently collected by its owner in South Africa. While on holiday Pieter Uys and his family were vacationing around the Kei River, he managed to squeeze in…

The “pygmy kingi” Eibli x Halfblack angelfish gets an update

When we first shared about this unique hybrid four months ago, we provided pretty subpar pictures of the fish, disallowing us to showcase it’s truly unique appearance. The squiggly maze like markings that is inscribed in this fairly common hybrid…

Unique hybrid halfblack angelfish looks like a pygmy kingi

the Eibli’s dwarf angelfish, is a common dwarf angelfish hailing from the Indo-Pacific. It is well known in the trade as a common fish, but even more well known for its abilities to produce magnificent hybrids. The fish is promiscuous…

First ever video of a real live & eating Tiger Angelfish, Apolemichthys kingi

[youtube width=”680″ height=”525″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVNvcbQzvqE[/youtube] It’s no secret that we have a healthy obsession with Apolemichthys kingi, the Tiger Angelfish: we love tiger angelfish in ponds, in reef tanks and now in a quarantine tank eating like a pig. Feast your eyes…

Apolemichthys kingi, the tiger angelfish

Blam! We bet you didn’t expect us to broadside you with a fresh new picture of the impossibly rare tiger angelfish, did ya? Apolemichthys kingi is a South African endemic angelfish and this studly tiger is still in that country…

Tiger Angelfish, Apolemichthys kingi found living in a South African pond

The tiger angelfish, Apolemichthys kingi is a species so rare that it is very seldomly seen outside of it’s South African home. Although the tiger angelfish might cost many thousands of dollars if it ever was sold in the US,…

Instagram’s Ancolie Coral is our favorite #reefbuilders tank right now

Every day we scroll through some of the 300,000 reef-related posts and videos carrying our hashtag on Instagram, but this Japanese aquarium by @ancoliecoral caught our attention for all the right reasons. At 160x160x70cm/63”x63”x28” and holding 1792 liters/473 gallons this…

Armitagei hybrid angelfish arrives at Reef Aquatics

A hybrid between a Flagfin and a Cream Angelfish has arrived at a UK marine store. The Apolemichthys trimaculatus/xanthurus cross was once thought to be its own distinct species, Apolemichthys armitagei, but experts have since relegated it from separate species…