Centropyge

Vanuatu’s second black spot pygmy angelfish is already in Japan

The black spot pygmy angelfish may not carry with it the same mythology as the recently collected peppermint angelfish, but it is arguably much more rare. Only the third specimen of Centropyge nigriocella collected alive for the aquarium trade, the…

Coral Beauty angelfish hybrids seem to be the result of three way hybridization

Just when we think we’ve seen it all when it comes to pygmy angelfish hybrids, along comes not one but a pair of unusual coral beauty angelfish which make us rethink this whole concept of hybridization. Classically, what we are…

Dr. Andrew Rossiter provides insights on Waikiki’s Peppermint and Abei Angelfish

Waikiki’s newest Peppermint Angelfish is looking mighty fine after worrying us for a bit due to some mild initial aggression it was getting from its tank mates. We’re happy to know that the aggression has completely dissipated and the Peppermint…

Narcosis angelfish, Centropyge narcosis collected for the first time in years

The Centropyge narcosis you see above is the most recent collection by famed deepwater fish collector, Rufus Kimura. Having barely recovered from the assault of sensational rare fish news regarding the illustrious Peppermint Angelfish just two months ago, we’re hit with yet another phenomenal…

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…

Jimmy Ma’s incredible Koi Coral Beauty angelfish gets a much needed update

If you recall the post on Jimmy Ma’s incredible Coral Beauty, we mentioned that the aberrant individual retained this unusual coloration for more than four months. Aberrant individuals normally lose their unique patterns and revert back to the cookie cutter…

Reef Culture Technologies is ramping up to breed angelfish again

After a long absence from breeding marine angelfishes, we are happy to announce that Frank Baensch has already begun to get Reef Culture Technologies back into gear. For a few years in the early 2000s Frank Baensch was a prolific…

False Shepard’s Hybrid Pygmy angelfish in the UK and US

The false shepard hybrid angelfish is a unique Centropyge that occurs with some regularity near ornamental marine fish collection sites in the Phillipines. Less than two years ago when the false shepard hybrid angelfish first started becoming available it was…

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…