Bali Aquarich Hybrid Clarion with Passer Angelfish is a Fish to Remember

The clarion x passer hybrid angelfish was once a very rare fish that was only rarely collected from their native range of the west coast of Mexico. Back in the days, these fish would show up regularly when Clarion Angel…

We Finally Know What an Adult Venusta Multibar Hybrid Looks Like

The hybrid of multibar and venusta angelfish is the only one known from the Paracentropyge genus and it is also one of the rarest, and most highly sought after. On average, only one specimen is discovered in the Philippines roughly…

Scientific Research Spotlights Hybridization of Angelfish

Angelfish hybrids and the numerous ways that the Pomacanthids can remix their genetics have been one of our favorite writing topics on Reef Builders for over a decade. For much of that time our rare fish editor Tea Yi Kai…

Blue Phantom Angelfish Hybrid Announced by Poma Labs

The Blue Phantom Angelfish is a new domestically captive bred hybrid from Poma Labs which has an insane amount of potential as an exciting new aquarium fish. Resulting from the cross between a blue line angelfish, Chaetodontoplus septentrionalis, and the…

Huge Hybrid Emperor Angelfish Surfaces in Taiwan

The recent parade of exotic angelfish continues with a very large adult hybrid Pomacanthus. The emperor angelfish is arguably the most popular and recognizable of all the large angelfish species in the Indo-Pacific, which is why fish fanciers really notice when…

Hybrid Chrysurus x Koran Angelfish Hybrid Collected in Kenya

It’s been a little while since we’ve come across a nice hybrid of a large species of angelfish but this newest specimen is a great fish to break our fast. Pictured here is the most recent look we’ve had at…

First Ever Blueface X Koran Angelfish Hybrid Appears in Thailand

The blueface angelfish has one of the most striking and recognizable head patterns of any large angelfish, which is why it’s such a surprise to see a ‘remix’ thereof. This incredible blueface x koran angelfish hybrid is the first of…

The ‘First’ Hybrid Angelfish, Holacanthus townsendi

Marine aquarists love their saltwater angelfish and we at Reef Builders especially love the hybrid angelfish specimens. The way they express the genes of their respective parent species can be highly varied, leading to unique and original color patterns that are…

Old Woman X Koran Angelfish Hybrid Found in South Africa

The Old Woman Angelfish,┬áPomacanthus rhomboides is clearly the odd duck in the entire family of angelfish species. Its curious behavior with divers somewhat makes up for its drab coloration but it’s well behind the Cortez Angelfish on the attractiveness scale.…

This Hybrid of Emperor and Annularis Angelfish is Downright Jawdropping

It’s been a very rich year for cool new, aberrant and hybrid angelfish and this offspring cross between an emperor angelfish and annularis angelfish is a very special fish indeed. Hybridization among angelfish can be common in some places, especially…