A Statement About the Source of the Red Sea Clams

The news of giant clams from the Red Sea not just being aquacultured, but already arriving at Dejong Marinelife really caught us off guard. Red Sea clams are some of the most iconic species and patterns since they were among…

Dejong Marine Life’s Insane InterZoo 2018 Reef Tank

Alongside the deluge of new products we see every two years at InterZoo is the magnificent 3 meter (10 foot) square reef tank display of Dejong Marine Life. This giant display is quite literally an oasis of reef life in…

Gramma dejongi Successfully Captive Bred!

If you’ve been reading Reef Builders for any length of time, you must know by now how illustrious Gramma dejongi is in the reef aquarium hobby. It’s recent discovery, scarcity, and provenance from a US-embargoed country all add up to a perfect…

The Incredible Display of Rare Reef Fish by De Jong Marinelife

When it comes to sourcing and handling rare marine fish, De Jong Marinelife is definitely one of the world leaders for exotic reef animals from all over the world. This normally wholesale-only operation is not open to the public but every…

Gramma dejongi school documented on video

Gramma dejongi is one of the most exciting and heart-pounding new species of rare reef fish to be introduced to the world in the last few years. Despite being discovered over five years ago, the illustrious Gramma dejongi is still extremely…

South African Harlequin Goldies, Pseudanthias connelli available for the first time

The Harlequin Goldie, Pseudanthias connelli is an iconic member of the underwater marine aquarium community in its native range of South Africa. A member of the widely distributed Pseudanthias genus, the males of this species sport a dramatically different color and pattern which…

Sneak video preview of DeJong’s world debut display of tiger and peppermint angelfish

Featured here are two of the aquarium world’s rarest species of marine angelfishes; the peppermint angelfish, Paracentropyge boylei and the tiger angelfish, Apolemichtys kingi. Both of these two demi-gods of reef life have been thoroughly featured on Reef Builders throughout the years but this…

De Jong Marinelife reveals their own branded salt mix

DeJong Marinelife, purveyor of much fine and exotic reef life and namesake of the illustrious Gramma dejongi basslet now has a new feather to put in its cap in the form of a new salt mix. DeJong Marinelife Salt Mix is…

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…

AI Sol and Vega LEDs get a massive deployment at DeJong Marinelife

DeJong Marinelife is a world-class wholesaler that has gotten a lot of love from Reef Builders for good reasons. We got a look into DeJong Marinelife’s operations through a video two years back, but since then they’ve made the switch…