Two Crazy Piebald Scopas Tang Join The World Wide Corals Family

Aberrant, tricolor and piebald scopas tangs are among the most highly coveted exotic reef fish. World Wide Corals definitely help the movement along with their world-famous white tang Casper, and now they’ve added a couple more gems to their Zebrasoma family. …

Piebald purple tang is grotesquely awesome

This piebald purple tang is probably the worst picture quality we’re willing to post, but we’re using it anyway since the piebald purple tang subject matter is so extraordinary. As Yikai was quick to point, this is NOT a purple…

Sea Dwelling Creatures scores with amelanistic flame angelfish and another piebald white & yellow tang

[youtube width=”680″ height=”400″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iy0HeLWjRns[/youtube] Sea Dwelling Creatures has had a hot streak of unusual fish lately, this week landing not one but two prized reef fishes: an amelanistic flame angelfish and one of those funky piebald white and yellow tangs. The…

Piebald Zebrasoma and a smiling Koran Angelfish shows up at US wholesalers

Aberrations are amongst some of nature’s most wonderful surprises and few more so than the piebald yellow tang. The spectacular specimen brought in by Quality Marine is a fine example of how variable these piebald Zebrasoma tangs can be. No…

A piebald yellow tang appears, shows no end to the abnormally colored surgeonfish

We’ve gotten wind of another mutant Zebrasoma, this time it’s not a nearly solid white yellow tang like Casper or Powder but a much larger specimen with really bold white and yellow markings. The piebald yellow tang was acquired by…

Misbar Maroon clownfish video show piebald stripes with age

[youtube width=”680″ height=”400″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcrAb-iihYg[/youtube] The misbar maroon clownfish is a domestic strain that we always knew would eventually arise out of the mass culture of Premnas biaculeatus. What we didn’t expect from the misbar maroon is for it to develop totally…

Piebald zebrasoma tang swimming around a crazy ‘quarantine’ reef tank

The piebald Zebrasoma tang featured in this video has some of the most unusual color patterning we’ve seen in this genus. Leave it to Chingchai, creator of the 1200 gallon DSPS reef tank, to have what appears to be a…

Dalmation Tang is a $30,000 aberrant Acanthurus nigricauda

Some aberrant saltwater fish can be a bit dirty looking, while others like this recently caught Piebald specimen can be instant show stoppers. It was caught in the Indian Ocean off Sumatra at a depth of 14 feet, where it…

Dalmation Nurse Shark Spotted by Divers in Honduras

Sharks and their elasmobranch relatives are very conservative in their appearance and it’s a very rare sight to see specimens sporting anything but the standard appearance. Albino sharks and rays are almost unheard of in the wild and while we’ve…

This Yellow Scopas Koi is Turning Into a Dirty Bird

Rare fish fanciers will probably be well aware of the large aberrant Zebrasoma scopas that are frequently collected in the Maldives and in western Indonesia that are known as Koi Scopas tangs in the aquarium hobby. But it is less…