Resplendent Fireball Angelfish Hybrid from St. Helena Island

The ‘Resplendent Fireball’ angelfish is a naturally occurring hybrid of the semi-precious brazilian flameback angelfish (aka fireball), Centropyge aurantonotus, and the ‘unobtainium’ resplendent angelfish C. resplendens. So how does a fish from Brazil come to hybridize with a fish that lives…

Close up photos depict the unique features of the Resplendent Cherubfish

It’s been a little while since we’ve mentioned the captive bred Resplendent Cherubfish Centropyge hybrid from RCT Hawaii, but a whole crop of new images from LiveAquaria shows this aquarium gem in supreme detail. This particular Resplendent Cherubfish is the same…

Quality Marine makes a rare move to auction limited supply of Resplendent Cherubfish

In a move that seems highly atypical for the wholesale aquarium livestock industry (and a bit exciting), Quality Marine today announced that they will releasing their cache of Frank Baensch’s newest hybrid captive-bred Angelfish, the “Resplendent Cherubfish” , a cross…

Resplendent Cherubfish is a new captive bred hybrid pygmy angelfish from Reef Culture Technologies

The Resplendent Cherubfish is a naturally impossible hybrid crossing of the mid-Atlantic resplendent angelfish, Centropyge resplendens, and the Caribbean cherub or pygmy angelfish, Centropyge argi. This new captive breeding handywork belongs to none other than the Xyphipops experts at Reef Culture…

Resplendent Angelfish, Centropyge resplendens: HD video of a captive raised jewel

The Resplendent angelfish, Centropyge resplendens, is one of the most highly sought after pygmy angelfish species in the world. Hailing only from Ascension Island in the isolated center of the Atlantic Ocean, the resplendent angelfish was once a commonly available…

Lysmata napoleoni, a New Species of Cleaner Shrimp from the Middle of the Atlantic

Lysmata napoleoni is a new species of Caridean shrimp from St. Helena named after one of its most notorious residents, Napoleon Bonaparte. This distinctively colored species is recognizable in the field at depths of 15 meters at St. Helena and…

What is the Best Temperature for Hatching Flameback Angelfish Eggs?

The Brazilian flameback angelfish, Centropyge aurantonotus, is one of the least well known species of yellow-topped pygmy angelfish, and one of only three species from the Caribbean and wider Atlantic Ocean. Coming from the Southern parts of the Caribbean, the…

Flameback Cherub Angelfish is a Captive Hybrid Cross from Nebraska!

The Flameback Cherubfish is a brand new captive breeding ‘first’ coming to us from the  exotic locale of Nebraska. On the one hand we’ve kinda seen a fish like this before, but on the other the Flameback Cherubfish is the really…

Clipperton Angelfish is a True Micro Endemic Marine Fish

The Clipperton Angelfish is a poorly known species of large marine angelfish in the Holacanthus genus. The reason we don’t hear about or see this fish is because it only comes from Clipperton Atoll, a serious distance away from anywhere…

Top 10 Angelfish Stories of 2018

It’s no secret that we are big fans of saltwater angelfish and we’re not the only ones, Angelfish are beautiful and diverse in their size and colors when they are normally colored, but the aberrations, rare species and variety of…