paracentropyge

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,…

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…

New Multibar Venustus Hybrid Angelfish Has the Most Radical Pattern Ever

There’s a new specimen of a hybrid of multibar and venustus angelfish and this one’s a doozy. Recently collected in the Philippines by RVS Fishworld, this is one of the most beautiful specimens of this very rare cross that we’ve…

Tantalizing Video Clip Of A Luscious Peppermint Angelfish

The Peppermint Angelfish is the undisputed holy grail of rare and exotic reef fish. We’ve written at length about what makes Paracentropyge boylei special, and every account of this species both in the wild, and in the aquarium world. Since it’s…

Leopard Multibar Angelfish is now in the best of hands

From where we’re standing, the Leopard Multibar Angelfish that was collected in Vanuatu about a month ago is just about one of the most sensational aberrant marine angelfish we’ve ever seen. This one of a kind fish could have gone…

Destination Tokyo, the final frontier

In all the years as a fish writer, nothing has been more rewarding to me than travelling the world and seeing new things. The relationships that i’ve forged with people throughout my time is something that can never be taken away, and…

The Peppermint Angelfish that won the world over

Despite the Peppermint Angelfish’s (Paracentropyge boylei) recent meteoric debut in the mainstream aquarium trade, it’s status as an iconic book fish has hardly been relinquished. Familiarity has not made us jaded with the clinquant beauty of this incredible species. In fact, it’s a…

High-yellow Venustus angelfish looks great in high frame rate video

Thanks to this lovely, lengthy study on the variations of  Paracentropyge venusta, we know that there is an interesting degree of variation of color in the purple masked angelfish. The video we are sharing with you today is a quickie…

Variations and forms of Paracentropyge venusta

Paracentropyge is a small genus with three species. Over the years, the placement of P. venusta as well as P. multifasciata have been in rather constant shuffle, moving back and forth between this as well as Centropyge. Allen and Erdmann’s…

Behind the face of LiveAquaria – Kevin Kohen’s fish collection part 1

Any saltwater hobbyist worth his salt or doesn’t live under a rock surely knows about LiveAquaria. On this post MACNA trip, we managed to visit their facility and caught up with Kevin Kohen, the man behind the company. Seeing as we’ve already covered…