Tour de BlueHarbor – Part 2. Fixing a deepwater malady

This is the second and final installment to the two part BlueHarbor tour visit. In this article, we visit one of Koji’s customers with perhaps the biggest and most impressive collection of deepwater fish ever. Rare fish aficionados, you do…

Tour de BlueHarbor – Part 1. Beyond the shopfront.

BlueHarbor is perhaps, one of the more iconic and reputable fish stores in the East and maybe even the world – Renowned for their incredible repertoire of some of the rarest reef fishes, as well as Koji’s incredible knowledge and…

Footage of Centropyge interrupta in the wild shows off its large and beautiful stature

Very few Centropyge angelfish can rival the beauty and grace of Centropyge interrupta. The combination of iridescent blue and orange coupled with the yellow tail fin screams for attention and it’s hardly a surprise that this fish lands itself right…

Digiman’s rocky reef tank is a rare fish paradise

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKDwMmS08A4&feature=channel[/youtube] Mr. Tay, more commonly known online as Digiman from Singapore, is a rare fish enthusiast that has been featured on ReefBuilders on a few occasions. Enthusiast is an understatement to his passion and Digiman is someone who knows his…

Reefs of Ogasawara are ablaze with angelfish and damselfish

The reefs of Ogasawara may not be as colorful and vibrant as the indo-pacific, but boring and quiet it most certainly is not. The short video above proves just that, as it focuses on a lone sub-adult female Genicanthus takeuchii…

Japanese pygmy angelfish are absolutely divine as juveniles

We don’t really need much of a reason to share with you some fabulous pictures of exquisite reef fish, but when we got these pictures of a juvenile Japanese pygmy angelfish, Centropyge interrupta, well we knew they’d be posted up…

Cirrhilabrus earlei trio arrives in US, along with some delectable Angelfish

Nebraska Reef Club President, Jim Gryczanowski, is a self professed wrasse nut. Recently, he acquired a trio of Cirrhilabrus earlei. The C. earlei wrasse is a deepwater species, only recently discovered in 2001. They are extremely rare in the trade…

Chaetodontoplus cephalareticulatus syn., the orange face angelfish from Japan

Chaetodontoplus cephalareticulatus syn., the orange face angelfish was recently aquired by a Japanese marine aquarium store called Sea Park.  The orange face angelfish usually is usually collected from the waters of Taiwan, but this fish was collected from the ocean…