Hybrid clarion x passer, cyclops lemonpeel and aberrant bicolor angelfish

In the past week a slew of unusual angelfish were collected all around the world. The hybrid passer, cyclops lemonpeel and aberrant bicolor angelfishes were all but eclipsed by the bombshell news of the sensational blackspot pygmy angelfish, Centropyge nigriocella.…

Whitleychoeres, the dampier wrasse from Western Australia has landed in the US

The Dampier Wrasse, Whitleychoeres brownfieldi sp #1, is an interesting new wrasse which hails from the Dampier archipelago of  Australia’s North Western coast. We’ve seen only one specimen of the Dampier Wrasse make it to the Japanese Aquarium outfit B-Box…

Tricolor and gem tangs a plenty at Southwest Marines, UK

Southwest Marines was the first all marine aquarium store we visited in the UK and we must say it was quite a pleasant surprise to round the corner and spot LED lighting, two gem tangs, one tricolor tang (aberrant scopas)…

Masked Angelfish, Genicanthus personatus caught spawning on video for the first time

The masked swallowtail angelfish, Genicanthus personatus is the most highly coveted and expensive angelfish in the aquarium trade that is actually available for purchase, however rarely and expensive it may be. The masked or personatus angelfish is endemic to the…

Amphiprion latifasciatus, the Madagascar Anemonefish hits in Japan, hints at new imports from Western Indian Ocean

Amphiprion latifasciatus, the Madagascar Anemonefish is a rare species from the western Indian Ocean that recently hit in Japan.  Two pairs of Ampiprion latifasciatus were successfully imported: one pair is for B-Box Aquarium and other pair is for Namamugi Kaisuigyo…

While you’re in Orange County visit one of SoCal’s finest LFS, Amazing Aquariums and Reefs

Whether you go to Amazing Aquariums and Reefs to buy or just to look, if you are traveling any distance to attend this weekend’s Reefapalooza event at the OC fairgrounds you ought to visit one of Southern California’s nicest aquarium…