angelfish

First Ever Blueface X Koran Angelfish Hybrid Appears in Thailand

The blueface angelfish has one of the most striking and recognizable head patterns of any large angelfish, which is why it’s such a surprise to see a ‘remix’ thereof. This incredible blueface x koran angelfish hybrid is the first of…

Rare Hybrid Multibar X Venusta Angelfish Collected by RVS Fishworld

Of all the hybrid angelfish sought out by exotic fish fanatics, the cross between the multibar and venusta angelfish is one of the rarest. Where Tigerpyge angelfish have become semi-‘common’ with a few dozens specimens being collected every year, the…

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…

The ‘First’ Hybrid Angelfish, Holacanthus townsendi

Marine aquarists love their saltwater angelfish and we at Reef Builders especially love the hybrid angelfish specimens. The way they express the genes of their respective parent species can be highly varied, leading to unique and original color patterns that are…

Gorgeous New Closeup Photo of the Mythical Ballina Angelfish

The Ballina Angelfish is a swimming oxymoron – it is one of the best-known yet rarely-seen rare species of angelfish yet sightings of this species are very rare. The reason for this rarity is that it is only known to occur…

The Black Phantom Is One Of The Rarest Angelfish In The Hobby

The black phantom angelfish is an unusual ‘species’ of angelfish from the northern Philippines which is by far much rarer than may of the holy grails we seek out in the saltwater aquarium hobby. Its body is the deepest shade…

The Best Pictures Yet Of The Rare Greytail Angelfish

The greytail angelfish, Chaetodontoplus poliourus, is one of the newest species of marine angelfish. It’s also pretty special to us because it was the first ‘new species of angelfish’ we ever got to write about here in Reef Builders. First described…

This Angelfish Isn’t Real (But It Does Exist!)

The blueline and conspicuous angelfish are two of our favorite Chaetodontoplus species and now we might get to see what these two fish will look like in one fish. At MACNA 2017 Poma Labs made a huge splash with their expansive catalog…