The Best Video of Centropyge nahackyi Ever!

Centropyge nahackyi is a gorgeous colorful pygmy angelfish from the central Pacific Ocean that is rarely seen by aquarists or divers since it lives mostly outside the ranges of where people visit natural coral reefs. The Nahacky angelfish has a…

Flame Potters Angelfish Hybrid Documented by Diver Photo

Pygmy angelfish of the¬†Centropyge genus are among the most promiscuous hybridizers in the whole angelfish family. However of these, flame angelfish regularly hybridizes with the rusty angelfish, creating rusty flames, but other crosses are much more rare. By contrast, the…

Captive Bred Potter’s Angelfish Proven Possible by Rising Tide

The Potter’s Angelfish is a gorgeous species of¬†Centropyge which is endemic to the Hawaiian Island chain. While this fish is only collected in the Pacific Ocean, a recent captive breeding breakthrough may make this fish available from aquacultured sources in…

Experienced aquarists consider safeguarding broodstock of endemic Hawaiian fish

We’re pretty sure that the proponents of the Hawaiian-based anti-aquarium-trade movements will try to cherry pick an article like this for out-of-context statements that they can try to use to use against the aquarium industry. If you found your way…

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…

Rare xanthic potter’s angelfish captured by Pacific Tropics

This odd-colored Potter’s Angelfish, Centropyge potteri, was recently captured by Pacific Tropics in Hawaii. The Potters Angelfish is one of the Centropyge species which can show a great deal of variability in it’s color pattern, and Dave Kelly was lucky…

Pygmy Angelfishes can get really dark under intense lighting

Pygmy angelfish of the genus Centropyge can change color and appearance dramatically from juvenile to adulthood. Like most marine fish, their adult coloration can also change quite a bit depending on their captive aquarium environment. In the past when aquarium…