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…

Cirrhilabrus squirei: First specimen caught and shipped to BlueHarbor

“Cirrhilabrus squirei” is a spanking new labrid to be added to the growing list of fairy wrasses species. Collected in the Coral Sea, this ultra gorgeous species pays homage to Cirrhilabrus johnsoni, as well as Cirrhilabrus cf. lanceolatus (The Pintail…

Hybrids of C. bispinosa are just as variable and beautiful as the parent species

Not only is the Coral Beauty angelfish widely diverse and varied, the hybrids it produces span the gamut in terms of appearance. C. bispinosa has been documented to hybridize with C. ferrugata, C. loricula, C. loricula x C. ferrugata, C.…

Hands on with Blue Harbor’s Full Spectrum edition KR93 EcoLamps LED

The modified EcoLamps KR93 from 1.023 World and Blue Harbor may not really be ‘full spectrum’ but the diversity of LEDs is definitely a step in the right direction. We got wind that an early prototype of this light would…

New Lipogramma klayi video shows the feeding of this deepwater Curacao reef fish

The royal fairy basslet, Lipogramma klayi, is a rare deepwater Caribbean reef fish with a prohibitive price tag. Very few of these rare fish collected in Curacao are offered in the US since Asian reef fish collectors are much more willing…

Japanese aquarium stores suffer heavy damage from the earthquake

The massive 8.9 earthquake that struck Japan on Friday caused extensive damage to human life and property and unfortunately, the aquariums and stores of many of our Japanese comrades were not spared. Aquarium stores located in Northeast Japan were especially…

Video update on the tiny personatus angelfish

Late last summer a tiny masked angelfish, Genicanthus personatus, was captured in Hawaii by Rufus Kimura. We heavily covered this tiny specimen of the demi-god masked angelfish, first with an on-site video of the tiny masked angelfish, and later on…

Blue Harbor scored the tiniest masked angelfish ever caught for aquarium life

[youtube width=”670″ height=”425″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmWImDY4464[/youtube] The tiny little masked angelfish caught last week in Hawaii is already safe and sound in it’s new home at Blue Harbor in Japan. Koji Wada and the Blue Harbor staff received this little treasure right before…

Centropyge debelius, one of the most elusive pygmy angelfish appears at Blue Harbor

Centropyge debelius, the blue mauritius pygmy angelfish is a fish that is so rare and elusive that these may be the first new photos of the species in the last several years. Although Blue Harbor succeeds in obtaining quite the…