wrasses

BlueHarbor releases new pictures and videos of Cirrhilabrus claire along with the other deepwater rarities

BlueHarbor released new pictures and videos of their latest haul and here’s a better look at the insanely rare Cirrhilabrus claire. As we’ve mentioned previously, C. claire has never had its live picture featured anywhere before and this pair marks…

BlueHarbor scores with an unfamiliar but stunning Bodianus sanguineus look alike

BlueHarbor really knows how to work their rare fish magic and their latest acquisition along with that stunning first ever pair of Cirrhilabrus claire is this unusual and unfamiliar, yet gorgeous hogfish. Decked out in neon highlighter red and yellow,…

LiveAquaria shows off what could be the studliest male Paracheilinus piscilineatus yet

The highly elusive demi god of the flasher wrasses, Paracheilinus piscilineatus has eluded divers and rare fish collectors alike for the longest time imaginable – that is until 2011. Since the start of last year, the industry has been getting fleeting glimpses…

The highly elusive and beautiful Bodianus opercularis surfaces in Hong Kong

The Bodianus hogfishes get loads of quality air time here at ReefBuilders, and for good reason. Hogfish are gorgeous, rare, easy to keep and overall a group of very hardy fish that can withstand the rumble and tumble of a…

The kelp reefs of Carnac Island harbor some of Western Australia’s lesser known temperate wrasses

Australia is well known for producing some of the industry’s best psychedelic corals and drool worthy reef fish. The land down under is a wealth of untapped bounty and what we’ve been able to bring to the trade is nothing…

Deep Sea Challengers scores huge with Liopropoma aragai, Bodianus masudai, Plectranthias sp and Aulacocephalus temminckii

Deep Sea Challengers is a formidable force in the rare fish paradigm. They’ve collected the illustrious Neptune grouper, Lanceolatus fairy wrasses, Symphysanodon typus and just last week, we shared with you a brand new video of O. katayamai. That’s just the…

Quality Marine’s new “Collector Series” fish

Aquarium marine life wholesaler Quality Marine continues to make an effort to breakdown the status quo of marine aquarium fish collection and importation.  Their latest innovation is the new ultra-low volume “Collectors Series” of wild caught marine fish.  QM’s annoucement…

The elusive Bodianus neopercularis and its near perfect clone

The genus Bodianus has got to be one of the the favorites amongst reefers and fish lovers alike. They’re robust, hardy, have so much personality and not to mention beautiful. Here at ReefBuilders, we’ve already covered many of the rarer…