Pseudanthias leucozonus adapt well to life in Pieter’s panoramic reef tank

We are no snobs when it comes to reefing as we all love the more common species available for our tanks. But we cannot deny that it makes our heart beat faster when we hear about new imported species. In…

A closer look at the gorgeous White-bar Anthias, Pseudanthias leucozonus

Pseudanthias leucozonus has been referred to as one of the most beautiful deep water anthias and for a long time, has been regarded as a japanese endemic. It’s only in recent years that we’ve been seeing sporadic appearances of these…

Pseudanthias leucozonus re-appears from Bali sources

About a year ago, the lesser known white bar anthias, Pseudanthias leucozonus, made a grand appearance in large numbers at Greenwich Aquaria. Not known to many in the trade, the extremely rare anthias is a deep water resident of the…

Pseudanthias leucozonus, white bar anthias makes a big appearance at Greenwich Aquaria

[youtube width=”640″ height=”385″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChuNpv2ccCY[/youtube] Pseudanthias leucozonus, the white bar anthias, is an extremely rare species of anthias with some breathtaking colors. Being normally restricted to the southern seas of Japanese waters, this large batch of ten Pseudanthias leucozonus was actually sourced…

Dr. Rocha is Treating us to some Delectable Anthias Photography

Anthias are the quintessential reef fish which can occur in huge schools on shallow sunlit reefs. But anthias are also quite common in deeper reefs as well, these being species we rarely get to see, unless deep diving collectors go…

Opulent Osaka part 3: Dr. Shimokobe’s deluge of deepwater treasures

We’ve arrived at our third installation of our Osaka recount and if you’re still following, then thank you, and we hope you’ve enjoyed parts 1 and 2. We visited one of our favourite aquarist in Osaka, and we’ve featured his…

Pseudojuloides edwardi: a spectacular new wrasse species is named after a fellow aquarist

Pseudojuloides edwardi is a new species of slender pencil wrasse from Mombasa Kenya which was actually discovered in a fish store, long time friend of the Reef Builders team, Greenwhich Aquaria. The new species is named in honor of one of…

Digiman revisits BlueHarbor and closes 2013 with a spectacular bang

We are closing this year with one last travel story and it’s contributed again by rare fish expert Digiman from Singapore. Following up on his Hong Kong trip, Digiman visited Japan as a final pit stop to his year end…

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Having the un-reversable aberrant Coral Beauty Angelfish and the trio of super hot White-Bar Anthias in his collection, Jimmy Ma is certainly no stranger to rare fish. If you think his aberrant C. bispinosa is something to shout about, what…