Centropyge

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…

African Flameback Angelfish Successfully Bred by Sustainable Aquatics

Despite being one of my personal favorite pygmy angelfishes, we’ve never really had a great reason to write about African flameback angelfish, until now. In an unexpected video release Sustainable Aquatics revealed that they had successfully raised a batch of…

Face to Face with the $18K Debelius Angelfish

The Debelius is one of the rarest and most elusive of all the Pygmy angelfish. Despite writing about this species for nearly a decade, we had never seen a living specimen until a few weeks ago in Germany of all…

Sea Dwelling’s Yellowfin Angelfish Looks Like He’s Been In A Few Brawls

This Black & Blue angelfish may not win any beauty contests among aberrant angelfish, but it is the first time we’ve seen this species don this kind of garb. Of the many different species of Centropyge, only a few species represent…

You’ve Never Seen A Speckled Flame Angelfish Like This Before!

Boy, even after years of writing about all the rare, unusual, hybrid and aberrant reef fish, the natural reef always has something new and special that we’ve never seen before. This speckled flame angelfish from Pacific Island Aquatics is just…

This Lemonpeel Angelfish Is Old Enough To Buy A Beer!

 The saltwater aquarium hobby is chugging along and with it, some very old aquarium veteran fish are continuing to thrive, many of which are older than our youngest aquarist. So anytime someone says they’ve got a fish over twenty years old,…

I Saw A White Bicolor Angelfish And It Was Magical

When I traveled from Sydney to Cairns to visit Cairns Marine, I knew I’d be treated to see some very neat rare fish, and some juicy corals. But as luck would have it, the fish collecting crew brought in something…

An Unforgettable Close Encounter With Centropyge abei

As you may have noticed in the last couple of weeks, we’ve been touring the east coast of Australia with stops at many notable aquarium businesses. In addition to seeing a ton of great reef stores in Sydney and Brisbane,…

How Coral Beauty Angelfish Are Made

The Coral Beauty Angelfish is one of the most beautiful small fishes on the coral reef, Its purple color ranges from deep blue to magenta, with rippling bars that contrast boldly with its golden orange body color. These features makes…

Xanthic Eibli Angelfish Is Even Rarer Than The True Tigerpyge

This xanthic Eibl’s angelfish is such a rare and unique specimen, this is only the second time we’ve ever had the pleasure of documenting this color morph. We thought we were checking our inbox to see a picture of a nice Tigerpyge…