Blue Harbor Flexes Rare Pair of Hopkin’s Jawfish

It was just over ten years ago that Hopkin’s Jawfish first hit our rare fish radar with its unique blend of blue and gold colors. Opistognathus hopkinsi comes from deep waters of the northwest Pacific Ocean so very little is…

Download Blue Harbor’s 2016 calendar for free right now!

The Blue Harbor Calendar has been an underground cultural motif for rare fish geeks all over the world for many years now. The iconic calendar has been printed in increasing quantities over the last few years, but until now this celebration of…

Plectranthias sp. Curacao is in the good hands of Blue Harbor

The new species of Plectranthias that was recently collected from Curacao is probably the first of its kind to make it into a home aquarium. We first featured this fish with a post from Joe Oliver at the source, and…

Five live peppermint Angelfish make their way to Blue Harbor Japan

Somewhere in Osaka Japan, down deep in the fish conditioning vault of Blue Harbor Aquariums, rests no less than five little treasures from the Pacific Ocean, the illustrious peppermint angelfish, Paracentropyge boylei. The quintet of holy grail reef fish arrived…

Blue Harbor’s baby Rainfordia is irresistibly adorable

For the longest time the flathead perch, Rainfordia opercularis, existed firmly in the realm of “book fish”, a species that we know exists but which we believed we’d never see outside the pages of a book. Then in 2011 came a…

Looks like Blue Harbor gets Centropyge narcosis

I believe everybody is wondering where Centropyge narcosis goes, but it looks like Blue Habor in Japan got it.  It is still not sure how many Centropyge narcosis they got.  It might be only one, but might be more than one.  Reefers in…

Full Spectrum version of KR90DR will be released from eco-lamp and Blue Harbor

As you know, eco-lamp released special KR93 called KR93SP in Japanese market by working with Blue Harbor and Eiji at 1.023World.  KR93SP contains 400nm, 420nm and cyan spectrum LED to mimic Sun light spectrum.  Now, eco-lamp and Blue Harbor are…

Blue Harbor’s close up video of Lipogramma robinsi shows this fascinating basslet in great detail

Just last week were thrilled to share the first great photograph of the almost completely unknown Lipogramma robinsi, the first specimen to be captured in a live photograph. This week the high rolling fish collectors at Blue Harbor have put…

Deepwater red Callionymus dragonet fished up from the deep by Blue Harbor

[youtube width=”680″ height=”400″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6hlIB_vQ3Y[/youtube] This red dragonet is an unusual deep water species that was acquired by Blue Harbor Japan and it has a striking red and white coloration. The scooter blennies and mandarin gobies (neither of which are blennies or…