Some People Just LOVE Tailless Pygmy Angelfish

There is something so cute and even a little bit endearing about a saltwater reef fish which has an obvious physical deformity, but acts just like a normal fish. We’ve all seen them, the one-eyed fish, the clownfish swimming in…

Sea Dwelling’s Yellowfin Angelfish Looks Like He’s Been In A Few Brawls

This Black & Blue angelfish may not win any beauty contests among aberrant angelfish, but it is the first time we’ve seen this species don this kind of garb. Of the many different species of Centropyge, only a few species represent…

You’ve Never Seen A Speckled Flame Angelfish Like This Before!

Boy, even after years of writing about all the rare, unusual, hybrid and aberrant reef fish, the natural reef always has something new and special that we’ve never seen before. This speckled flame angelfish from Pacific Island Aquatics is just…

This Lemonpeel Angelfish Is Old Enough To Buy A Beer!

 The saltwater aquarium hobby is chugging along and with it, some very old aquarium veteran fish are continuing to thrive, many of which are older than our youngest aquarist. So anytime someone says they’ve got a fish over twenty years old,…

I Saw A White Bicolor Angelfish And It Was Magical

When I traveled from Sydney to Cairns to visit Cairns Marine, I knew I’d be treated to see some very neat rare fish, and some juicy corals. But as luck would have it, the fish collecting crew brought in something…

An Unforgettable Close Encounter With Centropyge abei

As you may have noticed in the last couple of weeks, we’ve been touring the east coast of Australia with stops at many notable aquarium businesses. In addition to seeing a ton of great reef stores in Sydney and Brisbane,…

How Coral Beauty Angelfish Are Made

The Coral Beauty Angelfish is one of the most beautiful small fishes on the coral reef, Its purple color ranges from deep blue to magenta, with rippling bars that contrast boldly with its golden orange body color. These features makes…

Xanthic Eibli Angelfish Is Even Rarer Than The True Tigerpyge

This xanthic Eibl’s angelfish is such a rare and unique specimen, this is only the second time we’ve ever had the pleasure of documenting this color morph. We thought we were checking our inbox to see a picture of a nice Tigerpyge…

Biota Marine Successfully Raises Captive Bred Coral Beauty Angelfish

Coral Beauty angelfish are one of the most common species of¬†Centropyge and finally, this iconic fish has been captive bred. In personal communication with Tom Bowling we knew that Biota Palau was working with some pre-settlement Coral Beauty larvae, but…

Captive Bred Flame Angelfish Resurface After Five Year Absence

Captive bred flame angelfish¬†are not new, but it’s been so long since their last sighting that you may have forgotten that they are even a thing. It’s been over five years since we first learned of the existence of these…