Cirrhilabrus sanguineus Brought to America by TSM Corals

For decades the red blotched fairy wrasse, Cirrhilabrus sanguineus, has been a holy grail of wrasse collectors and pretty much known only from books and pictures. The earlier this year expert deep diving fish collector Tim Bennett shocked the world by hauling…

Cirrhilabrus sanguineus – Red Blotched Fairy Wrasse Collected in Mauritius

Cirrhilabrus sanguineus, the red-blotched fairy wrasse is a very rare, deepwater species of fairy wrasse from the Indian Ocean that we’ve never personally seen in the aquarium trade. A few lonely specimens of Cirrhilabrus sanguineus have made their way to Asia…

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,…

Neon Hogfish, Bodianus sanguineus stars in the House of Fins SPLASH event

[youtube width=”670″ height=”400″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aglwFJtL9HE[/youtube] The Neon Hogfish, Bodianus sanguineus, is by far one of the rarest fish we’ve spotted in a long time. The first and only one we’ve ever seen was in a private collection over ten years ago, back…

Rare Fish Video Alert: Bodianus sanguineus, Odontanthias Fuscipinnis and a random barbefish

The little strip of Bodianus sanguineus in the video above is among one of the rarest fish in the aquarium trade. Until about 10 years ago there existed only one image of a live specimen taken from a deepwater submersible …

10 Rare Hawaiian Aquarium Fish

Hawaii is well known as a hot spot of endemism both above and below the water and this is a fact which aquarium fish fanciers are very well acquainted with. Many common shallow water species that have been enjoyed by…

Shrimp World! Take A Peek At Some Of The Worlds Tiniest Saltwater Shrimp [VIDEO]

Feast your eyes on some of the ocean’s most teeny-tiny shrimps! Filmed and edited by Marcelo Johan Ogata ‘BugDreamer’, the video Shrimp World is packed with some of the ocean’s most exotic, and iconic crustaceans. Marcelo’s is an underwater filmmaker…

Apolemichthys guezei, the ‘Bigfoot’ of Rare Fish Photographed in Reunion

Something happened last week in the depths of the Western Indian Ocean, off the remote French outlying territory of the Island of Reunion that rare fish collectors will never forget. Patrick Plantard, a ‘reef guy’ and friend to many of…

Captive Bred Sunrise Hogfish Available from Hawaiian Reefer

The sunrise hogfish aka Bodianus sanguineus has long been one of our favorite rare, deepwater, exotic hogfish species and in fact it was probably one of the first desirable hogfish species for aquariums. This hogfish, once known only from one…

Cirrhilabrus wakanda, the Vibranium Fairy Wrasse Officially Described

Cirrhilabrus wakanda is a brand new species of fairy wrasse described from the western Indian Ocean, more specifically from Zanzibar in Tanzania. Fairy wrasses are widespread from the East Coast of Africa through the Central Pacific Ocean but we know…