Maldivian Koi tang comes with valuable catch information

For every aberrant koi tang we feature here at Reef Builders, we’re bombarded by about six more from around the globe. To the point where we weren’t even going to feature this fish, based just on its looks and high…

Yellow Koi Scopas Tang is a Filipino Banana Split

Zebrasoma scopas is a widespread but highly variable surgeonfish species, with unusual color aberrations that are prized by the reefkeeping world. The Indian and Pacific Oceans have produced many freaks over the years from as far apart as Kenya to…

Black and white Penguin tang is the latest aberrant Scopas to appear

Reefbuilders is the home of saltwater color morphs and has covered more koi, calico, yellow and piebald Scopas tangs than anyone else. So let us introduce you to our next example of polychromatism in Zebrasoma scopas, the Bicolor.

Well Hello! White Yellow Tang

A beautiful and wild Zebrasoma Codename: ‘Cheddar’ Hawaii has become somewhat known for producing outstanding aberrantly marked Zebrasoma tangs on occasion, and ‘Cheddar’ here is no exception. Two other very notable white tangs ‘Casper’ and ‘Powder’, both had originally grown…

Ghost Tang at World Wide Corals is a white-colored yellow tang treasure

We’ve heard of white yellow tangs being spotted in the wild before but this is the first we’ve seen of a completely ghost white yellow tang being captured for the aquarium trade. World Wide Corals just received an all white…

Tricolor scopas tang video of a large captive specimen swimming calmly at Southwest Marines

The Tricolor tang we shared with you a couple of weeks back was cooperative for both the still and video cameras. It took a while for this large captive specimen living at Southwest Marines to relax with our camera in…

Piebald zebrasoma tang swimming around a crazy ‘quarantine’ reef tank

The piebald Zebrasoma tang featured in this video has some of the most unusual color patterning we’ve seen in this genus. Leave it to Chingchai, creator of the 1200 gallon DSPS reef tank, to have what appears to be a…