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…

The mystery of Bodianus “kimura”- shocking information that will leave you asking for more

Recently, some light has been shed on a new species of Bodianus that has gotten everyone worked up. Some light has been shed, but not nearly enough, and we’re still scratching our heads at this Bodianus conundrum. The new species,…

BlueHarbor gets ready for the ultimate deepwater Hawaiian collection

The contents in this container is worth more words. Koji’s latest attempts at stunning the general public with his amazing capability of obtaining rare fish did not end in futility. Nearly every popular Hawaiian deepwater twilight zone inhabiting reef fish…

Bodianus sp. Banana Hogfish is a totally enviable beauty from the South Pacific

Bodianus hogfish are totally hot right now with B. paraleucosticticus occsionally showing up, peppermint hogfish are now being collected in two flavors: an Indian Ocean Bodianus opercularis and Pacific Ocean B. neopercularis forms. Meanwhile in Japan Blue Harbor has been…

Eviota pamae, the newly described sunrise dwarf goby will take your breath away

Eviota pamae is a newly described species of goby which shows that although there’s a lot of beautiful new species being discovered, some more beautiful than others. Looking every bit like a miniature of the coveted sunrise hogfish from Hawaii,…

House of Fins has another amazing SPLASH event coming up this weekend

The SPLASH celebration is an annual sale, aquarium event and mini conference put on every year by House of Fins, one of the biggest rare reef fish dealers in the country, especially at the brick-n-mortar retail level. House of Fins…

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…

Belonoperca soapfishes are striking predators that prefer cool and dimly lit setups

Belonoperca is small genus with only two species which includes the amazing clown like Dr. Seuss Fish and the lesser known B. chabanaudi. These predatory fish are elongated and fierce looking and prefer living under overhangs and ledges in deep…

BlueHarbor releases new pictures and videos of Cirrhilabrus claire along with the other deepwater rarities

BlueHarbor released new pictures and videos of their latest haul and here’s a better look at the insanely rare Cirrhilabrus claire. As we’ve mentioned previously, C. claire has never had its live picture featured anywhere before and this pair marks…