Asian Reef Video Blitz: RGBY LED reef, wild caught marines with no tails, Japanese maiden goby and a nice stand of smooth skin acros

[youtube width=”640″ height=”385″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwbQsoOGgLI[/youtube] Reef Videos are in such abundance on the net these days that we struggle to keep with posting them one at a time. Currently we’ve been building up a nice collection of great reef videos from Japan,…

Pseudanthias leucozonus, white bar anthias makes a big appearance at Greenwich Aquaria

[youtube width=”640″ height=”385″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChuNpv2ccCY[/youtube] Pseudanthias leucozonus, the white bar anthias, is an extremely rare species of anthias with some breathtaking colors. Being normally restricted to the southern seas of Japanese waters, this large batch of ten Pseudanthias leucozonus was actually sourced…

Banggais in Lembeh and Maculosus in the Mediterranean, these fish are a long way from home

You know why Pterapogon kauderni is called the Banggai cardinalfish? Because originally it was found only around the Banggai Islands of Sulawesi, Indonesia. After several years of reported sightings of banggai cardinalfish a long way from home, the snapshot above…

Indonesia to set quotas on coral trade

This week Indonesia announced plans to begin setting quotas on coral trade in an effort to preserve its coral reefs. The country has seen the negative impact of destructive fishing, tourism, climate change and coral trading on its precious reefs…

Magnificent Fan Shrimp Gobies are the newest Flabelligobius to hit the scene

Magnificent Shrimp Gobies from the Flabelligobius genus have long been lusted after as nothing more than a “book fish”, an amazing species you often see in books but never in person. As with so many rare book fish these days,…

Matthew Wittenrich comments on new developments in marine fish breeding

We want to thank Matthew L. Wittenrich for contributing the following post. Matt is the author of Breeder’s Guide to Marine Fish and he is the founder of the awesome Aquatic Pixels website.  Photo of Queen trigger larvae by Andy…

Deep Sea Aquatics and Hagen partner up for direct distribution deal

One of our favorite aquarium manufacturers, Deep Sea Aquatics, has struck a deal to have their tanks distributed through Hagen shipping routes. DSA products were previously carried and distributed by the pet product giant Central Pet but feeling the heat…

Red Blotched Perchlet saltwater fish profile

The Red Blotched Perchlet known as Plectranthias inermis as the scientific name. The Red Blotched perchlet comes from Indonesia and the Phillippines, if you happen to live on the UK, most of those specimens originate from Balinese waters. This is…