Ultra Rare Fish Alert: First live photos of Chromis struhsakeri and Bodianus bathycapros

Robert Whitton is a renowned underwater videographer and naturalist, and is currently working in the ichthyological department of natural sciences as a research assosiate at the Bishop Museum in Hawaii. Robert runs a blog called Explorer’s Log where he documents…

Ultra rare aquarium video of Centropyge nahackyi

There’s been a veritable parade of new and rare angelfish entering the aquarium hobby as of late, it’s getting a little hard to keep up with it all. Between the Ballina angelfish video, captive bred personatus angelfish, scribbled and hybrid…

Jim Walters, Walt Smith and Rufus Kimura’s MACNA presentations now online

MACNA 2014 may be long over but thanks to the hard work by the folks over at Bulk Reef Supply, there’s still a steady weekly flow of MACNA presentation videos. The MACNA 2014 organizers worked very hard to reach outside…

“Holy Grail” Angelfish Bred in Captivity

Certain marine fish are so uncommon in the aquarium hobby yet so beautiful to behold that they fetch an absolutely mind-blowing price (sometimes in the many thousands of dollars for a single specimen) when they do make a rare appearance…

ORA adds Masked Goby to Captive-Bred Lineup

The Masked Goby happens to be one of those underrated marine fish from our native waters (it’s found throughout the tropical western Atlantic).  It lacks the bold colors of even something as commonplace as the Neon Goby (Elacatinus oceanops) so…

Golden Clownfish pictures highlight this most exquisite reef fish

The Golden CLownfish of Dr. Chung stunned the world yesterday with only a short, not too well focused video. Well if you thought that was something, just wait until you get a load of these fresh pictures Dr. Chung made…

Three snippets of recent good news about fish and corals

With a the whole news-cycle industry programmed to grab your attention with “if it leads it bleeds” headlines, we’ve got a trio of stories to counter all the downer news out there. Earlier this year, aquarists at the Zoological Society…

Hong Kong through Digiman’s eyes part 1: Legendary reefers Dr. Chung and Jimma Ma

Here’s another exciting Reef Builders travelogue showcasing the sights and adventures of the reefing scene in a foreign country. Like our Japan and Bangkok travelogues, we visit yet again another Asian country – the mystical land of Hong Kong. This…

Enjoy this tank full of crazy rare reef fish

This incredible reef aquarium maintained by Blue Harbor Japan is chock full of the world’s crazy rare reef fish, plenty enough to buy a luxury car with. Populated by one of a kind piscine critters this aquarium is home to…

First Masked Angelfish of the year collected by Ron Tubbs

Of all the rare reef fish in the world, the masked angelfish is one of the very few for which we follow and track every single specimen collected. The first big splash in rare fish collecting news is Ron Tubbs’…