Captive bred Genicanthus personatus debuts at MACNA 2014

Today 30/08/2014 marks a historic date in the rare fish and captive breeding circle. Some of you may have heard rumors floating around for awhile now but today we put a stop to all the coffee shop gossip. Genicanthus personatus…

Pictures and videos of Genicanthus personatus in the wild cements its holy grail angelfish status

I like looking at rare fish pictures as much as the next guy, but if there’s anything that excites me more, it’s the thrill of finding pictures of rare fish in the wild. Featured this time are a slew of…

First hand account of the capture of a shallow water Personatus Angelfish

Just over a week ago, Hawaiian fish collector Matt Ross was diving in Oahu looking to catch a regular fare of Hawaiian reef fish when he stumbled upon one of Hawaii’s most esteemed fish, the masked angelfish, Genicanthus personatus. Within…

House of Fins brings Personatus angelfish to continental US

Personatus angelfish may be caught in U.S. waters but aside from their brief stint in Hawaii, they usually go East to Japan, Taiwan or Hong Kong. House of Fins has bucked this trend by laying down some big bucks to…

Personatus angelfish video

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkyTdwjHZiU[/youtube] If the masked angelfish, Genicanthus personatus, is a fish that just moves you and the video update from a couple months ago wasn’t enough, this morning you’re in luck. Just yesterday the owner of the tiniest masked angelfish ever…

Video update on the tiny personatus angelfish

Late last summer a tiny masked angelfish, Genicanthus personatus, was captured in Hawaii by Rufus Kimura. We heavily covered this tiny specimen of the demi-god masked angelfish, first with an on-site video of the tiny masked angelfish, and later on…

Genicanthus personatus spawning & rearing video by Karen Britain and Bruce Carlson

Genicanthus personatus, the masked swallowtail angelfish is a holy grail angelfish species that is endemic to the Hawaiian Island chain. Paradoxically, this is one of the few angelfish species which has been raised in captivity and it is the only…

Masked Angelfish, Genicanthus personatus caught spawning on video for the first time

The masked swallowtail angelfish, Genicanthus personatus is the most highly coveted and expensive angelfish in the aquarium trade that is actually available for purchase, however rarely and expensive it may be. The masked or personatus angelfish is endemic to the…

10 Rare Hawaiian Aquarium Fish

Hawaii is well known as a hot spot of endemism both above and below the water and this is a fact which aquarium fish fanciers are very well acquainted with. Many common shallow water species that have been enjoyed by…

Tigahboy Macroalgae Tank – Reef Builders Featured Tank

We recently when we came across this 9 gallon macroalgae tank and reached out to Tigahboy to feature his creation on Reef Builders. It’s not often we come across such a healthy example of a simple planted saltwater aquariums so…