Ghost Bandit Angelfish is a Captive Bred Miracle

The Ghost Bandit angelfish is a spectacular new variant of Apolemichthys arcuatus that was recently captive bred by Karen Brittain. These striking new fish are part of a recent clutch of the glorious bandit angelfish which, for reasons that have yet to…

Apolemichthys griffisi, face to face with the striking Griffis angelfish

The Griffis Angelfish, Apolemichthys griffisi, is one of the most unusual looking members of the angelfish family. Compared to the carnival colored large angelfish species, the Griffis Angelfish has a wardrobe that borders on gothic, an outfit that takes a lot of…

Tiger Angelfish makes American aquarium debut at Pacific Aqua Farms

The Tiger Angelfish is no stranger to the pages of Reef Builders, and now thanks to a recent import by Pacific Aqua Farms, the Tiger Angelfish is no longer a stranger to America. Despite its rarity and limited distribution in…

Tiger angelfish discovered in Madagascar!

The fish life of Madagascar is very poorly known when it comes to the aquarium hobby. Certain illustrious species like the Madagascar flasher wrasse beckon to us from behind the third world curtain, but a new discovery in this part…

Balinese faux gold: Captive bred hybrid Goldflake Angelfish

In continuation with our previous post on Bali Aquarich’s new Euxiphipops angelfish, we’re revealing the second angelfish to hit the scene. This time its not one species, but a hybrid combination of two. This marks the eighth species of angelfish…

Bali Aquarich’s angelfish accolades part 3: Trimaculatus trifecta

It has been a wonderful week for us here in Bali again, and our two-monthly visit to Bali Aquarich never fails to deliver amazing stories. Having seen their first ever captive raised Pomacanthus hybrid and the development of those darling Holacanthus…

Bali Aquarich successfully raises the flagfin angelfish

The flagfin angelfish, Apolemichthys trimaculatus, has been successfully bred and reared in captivity by Bali Aquarich. After years of stagnation in the captive breeding space of marine angelfishes, Mr. Wen-Ping Su and Bali Aquarich is blazing a trail so fast it’s almost…

Awesome Fish Spotlight: The Armitagei hybrid love child

Apolemichthys is one of seven angelfish genera that are ever popular in the aquarium trade. The genus encompasses some of the age old aquarium favourites such as the flag fin angelfish (A. trimaculatus), bandit angelfish (A. arcuatus) as well as…

Juvenile tiger angelfish lands at DeJong Marinelife, will be displayed at InterZoo

DeJong Marinelife has just teased the world with a sneaker picture of a tiny little tiger angelfish, the gem of a rare angelfish that only comes from South Africa. We’ve learned that this particular tyke of an Apolemichthys kingi was collected…

Angelfish in reef aquariums: It doesn’t always work out the way you want

Experimenting with large angelfish in reef aquariums is always a gamble. But their sheer beauty alone make it worth the risk. There are some angelfish that are considered safer than others — the Chaetodontoplus, Apolemichthys, and Pygoplites angelfish come to mind —…