angelfish

Morse Code Flame Angelfish Beauty from Among The Reef

It’s been a good long while since we’ve seen a nice, novel aberrant pygmy angelfish specimen but the new Morse Code flame angelfish is just the fish we needed to break the drought. This lovely Centropyge loricula came from the heart of…

Xanthic Koran Angelfish is Doing Its Best Impersonation of a Clarion

It’s been a minute since we’d come across a nice, unusual angelfish either in the form of a hybrid, an aberrant, or in the case of this new Koran angelfish, a sort of ‘blotchy’ xanthic Pomacanthus. This medium sized individual of P.…

Two More Exciting Captive Bred Species from Bali Aquarich

You heard about the recent breeding of Centropyge joculator as well as the Rock beauty (Holacanthus tricolor). But this is not the end of recent breeding announcements, as the very warm and dry weather in Bali brought us some two…

Rare Solid Orange Coral Beauty Angelfish Collected in Phillipines

Solid Orange Coral Beauty Angelfish are a sort of ‘known’ rarity but that doesn’t make them any less spectacular when they do arise. This latest all orange Centropyge bispinosa comes to us from the Philippines via RVS Fishworld and it’s a…

The Peppermint Angelfish at LiveAquaria

What can we say about the peppermint angelfish today, that we haven’t covered in extensive and repeated articles about this illustrious species? Since 2006 we’ve taken every opportunity to bring you stories on our all-time favorite group of reef dwellers,…

The First Aquarium Pitcairn Angelfish is Ready for Prime Time

Pitcairn Island is one of the most pristine and remote marine environments and while it may be the namesake of Genicanthus spinus, thankfully this fish has been found somewhere a little more accessible. The single Pitcairn Angelfish specimen was collected…

Cuteness Overload while Touring Bali Aquarich

Since I live in Bali, only three hours drive from the best ornamental marine fish breeder in the world, I get to visit him on a regular basis. Mr. Wen-Ping Su has been breaking the news of all aquarium related…

Swallowtail Angelfish Captive Bred by Biota Palau

It’s no secret that we absolutely adore marine angelfish so it’s with great pleasure that we discovered that Biota Palau was adding one more species to the captive bred mix. The common blackspot swallowtail angelfish, Genicanthus melanospilos, is a widespread species…

First of its Kind Aberrant Flagfin Angelfish Discovered in Philippines

In the world of aberrant marine fish, the angelfish are some of the most interesting and noteworthy, and of the angelfish, it’s predominantly the pygmy angelfish that appear the most often. This is why today’s example is a real surprise…

Chaetodontoplus dimidiatus, Rare Phantom Angelfish Spotted in The Wild

Rare Phantom Angelfish The adult Chaetodontoplus dimidiatus is an attractive angelfish with a velvety black belly, silver-grey body, bright solid yellow tail, and a distinctive scribbled face. It’s not often I write about fish, but when a stunner like this…