First Live Pictures of a Spectacular Supermale Lennardi Wrasse!

The Lennardi Wrasse is clearly one of the most colorful and beautiful of all the medium and large size wrasses. As beautiful as Lennardi wrasses are, all the specimens that we’ve seen to date have been only of juveniles and…

Five Reef Critters That Come ONLY From Western Australia

Australia is home to so much exotic marine life which differs wildly from coast to coast, including the southern seas which are filled with alien cold water fish. However while most of Australian aquarium animals comes from the Great Barrier…

The Fish At JZ Marine Aquariums Will Knock Your Socks Off!

Australia has proven to be an extremely fruitful aquarium scene, and our latest LFS visit brought us far outside of Sydney to JZ Marine Aquariums. This small unassuming shop is truly a specialty shop and while it’s easy to dismiss…

Sanjay Joshi’s amazing reef tank is equal parts rare fish and juicy corals

Dr. Sanjay Joshi’s incredible reef tank is a Smörgåsbord of goodies ranging from amazingly matured and colorful SPS corals, to an incredible collection of exotic reef fish. You may recognize the Joculator angelfish from the classic spawning footage of the pair, and indeed,…

Anampses lennardi is absolutely stunning in this high definition video

Lennard’s wrasse, Anampses lennardi, was one of the most sensational new fish to make it to the aquarium trade last year. What better way to kick off another year of original Reef Builders videos than with this stunning specimen of…

Reef Builders top ten livestock picks of 2010

2010 has been a great year for marine aquarium livestock, with many new corals and rare fish appearing in the marine and reef aquarium hobby. It was hard to make a decision, there was a lot to pick from this…

First Anampses lennardi wrasse from LiveAquaria goes up for sale tonight

Anampses lennardi. Lennard’s tamarin wrasse. The first one from LiveAquaria goes up for sale tonight and it’ll be close to seven hundred dollars, US. It won’t will be the one in the picture above, and the species looks great at…

Another look at the Lennardi wrasse and the Xanthic Potter’s Angelfish

If either the Anampses lennardi or the xanthic potter’s angelfish had landed this week, it would have been good news for rare fish fanciers. If these kinds of rare wrasses and angelfish make your heart skip a beat, having both…

Anampses lennardi video documents nearly a dozen of these glorious wrasses at Route 66 Marine

[youtube width=”670″ height=”400″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_74_ZAsSxgg[/youtube] Anampses lennardi is the rarest of the rare wrasses and although we count their imports on one hand at a time, it appears that Route 66 Marine has succeeded in obtaining nearly a dozen of these amazing…

Anampses lennardi, A. femininus and an aberrant bicolor angelfish showing off at DeJong’s InterZoo booth

The Anampses lennardi and femininus wrasses are such amazing fish that it would have been a joy to see either one of them alone at Dejong’s booth in InterZoo. Not only we were greeted by both of these fish, they…