Recent trip to Japan: Part2 – Visiting Ceppo in Aichi prefecture

The second opportunity to visit an aquarium shop in Japan was Ceppo in Aichi prefecture. ¬†Aichi prefecture is just middle of between Tokyo and Osaka, so it takes 100 minutes from Tokyo station by Shinkansen (Bullet train). ¬†Unfortunately many of…

DeJong Marinelife’s Interzoo Booth is a rare fish oasis amid exhibition chaos

Wandering the numerous halls of Interzoo 2014 is intense. It requires endurance, comfortable footwear and ton of caffeine to take it all in. But once we found DeJong Marinelife’s booth among the chaos, we found ourselves in fish-geek heaven. Unlike…

Footage of Centropyge interrupta in the wild shows off its large and beautiful stature

Very few Centropyge angelfish can rival the beauty and grace of Centropyge interrupta. The combination of iridescent blue and orange coupled with the yellow tail fin screams for attention and it’s hardly a surprise that this fish lands itself right…

New Northwestern Hawaiian Exhibit coming soon to the Waikiki Aquarium

The Waikiki Aquariums is adding a new and unique exhibit showcasing the rich underwater realm of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. All the coral, fish and other marine life were collected from the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument with rare government approval…

Cirrhilabrus earlei trio arrives in US, along with some delectable Angelfish

Nebraska Reef Club President, Jim Gryczanowski, is a self professed wrasse nut. Recently, he acquired a trio of Cirrhilabrus earlei. The C. earlei wrasse is a deepwater species, only recently discovered in 2001. They are extremely rare in the trade…

Video of a particularly orange pair of Japanese Pygmy Angelfish, Centropyge interrupta

Centropyge interrupta, the Japanese Pygmy Angelfish, is one of the most sought after by aquarist and also one of the largest species in the marine angelfish genus, Centropyge. Normally we wouldn’t get too excited to see a video of beautiful…

LiveAquaria’s incredible Centropyge interruptus angelfish

If you thought all Centropyge were small and cute, then obviously you haven’t met a full grown, 6+” Centropyge interruptus from the Sea of Japan. There’s nothing ‘pygmy’ about this ginormous blue-spotted beauty, not even the price. The specimen pictured…