pomacanthus

Hybrid Chrysurus x Koran Angelfish Hybrid Collected in Kenya

It’s been a little while since we’ve come across a nice hybrid of a large species of angelfish but this newest specimen is a great fish to break our fast. Pictured here is the most recent look we’ve had at…

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…

Blue Skeleton Majestic Angelfish Is Unlike Anything We’ve Ever Seen!

Every now and then a very special reef fish that we’ll never forget pops up on our rare fish radar, and the ‘Blue Skeleton’ Majestic Angelfish is such an example. This sensational specimen of Pomacanthus navarchus made its way to East…

Juvenile Scribbled Koran Angelfish is a Hot Mess of Stripes

This scribbled juvenile angelfish is so bizarre it just about knocked us out of our chair. We’ve seen a few unusual looking angelfish in our day but this wildly scribbled Pomacanthus semicirculatus takes the cake.  The Koran angelfish is so named…

Old Woman X Koran Angelfish Hybrid Found in South Africa

The Old Woman Angelfish, Pomacanthus rhomboides is clearly the odd duck in the entire family of angelfish species. Its curious behavior with divers somewhat makes up for its drab coloration but it’s well behind the Cortez Angelfish on the attractiveness scale.…

Who Knew that a Cortez Angelfish Could Be This Attractive

The Cortez Angelfish, Pomacanthus zonipectus, is a little appreciated large species from the East Pacific Ocean. While this fish has a gorgeous juvenile coloration consisting of a dark body punctuated by a few bold yellow and blue stripes, this is a…

Hybrid blueface angelfish appears at Vessel 1997 in Japan

The hybrid blueface angelfish recently revealed by premier Japanese aquarium retailer Vessel 1997 is a very nice treat for angelfish and rare fish aficionados. We don’t get to see too many hybrids of large angelfish species, and when we do…

Another look at the captive-bred emperor x annularis angelfish hybrid

Bali Aquarich is far and away the world leader in breeding marine angelfishes in captivity. With that experience they’ve offered at least seven full blooded species of large angelfishes from the Pomacanthus, Holacanthus and Chaetodontoplus genera, but they’ve also gotten really lucky…

Captive bred majestic angelfish revealed by Bali Aquarich

Majestic angelfish have now been spawned, bred and reared by Bali Aquarich, the trailblazer in captive breeding of aquarium angelfish. With more than two years of snagging new captive bred angelfish ‘species firsts’ like it’s a race, Bali Aquarich can…

Monday Mystery: Majestic bluefaces abound in Bali

Pomacanthus navarchus. Pomacanthus xanthometopon. These are a few of my favorite things. But what exactly is going on in Bali right now? Apart from the smouldering volcano (Mt. Raung) spewing out ashes and trapping hapless tourists in this island paradise,…