Dr. Seuss Fish are better in pairs

Leave it to Rich Ross to get it in his ceph-head that it is possible to pair and breed the highly prized Dr. Seuss fish. Not only does it take an investment of time and space, but money because as you…

Belonoperca pylei in US, right under our noses

Shortly after posting the Belonoperca pylei on video in Japan, we were able to chat with our friend Rich Ross who is also a marine biologist at the California Academy of Sciences. It seems that he is the proud owner of…

B-Box Aquarium teases with a short clip of Belonoperca pylei

The whimsical and cartoonish looking Belonoperca pylei has long been regarded as a straight up unobtainable “book fish”. In the past year or two however, we’ve seen a few being slowly drip-fed into the aquarium scene. While still out of…

The 5 hottest reef aquarium fish of 2012

Two thousand twelve saw a lot of great new developments in the reef and marine aquarium hobby, and we were graced with an especially good twelve months of awesome rare fish. This year saw some uber rare species become available…

Dr. Seuss Fish video shows the incredible Belonoperca pylei up close

The Dr. Seuss fish is without a doubt one of the coolest fish to become somewhat available to aquarists just this year. As much as we’ve covered this species recently don’t be fooled into thinking this fish is any more…

Another incredible Belonoperca pylei arrives in the United States

Considering our initial excitement three months ago that a single Belonoperca pylei finally arrived in the United States rather than head over to Japan yet again, you can image our excitement that a second Belonoperca pylei just arrived in America.…

Dr. Seuss fish, Belonoperca pylei, in America

The Dr. Seuss Soapfish, Belonoperca pylei, brings back so many fond memories. I have never been more excited about a fish than I am on the arrival of this one. My first encounter with this fish was back in 2006 when Greg…

Belonoperca soapfishes are striking predators that prefer cool and dimly lit setups

Belonoperca is small genus with only two species which includes the amazing clown like Dr. Seuss Fish and the lesser known B. chabanaudi. These predatory fish are elongated and fierce looking and prefer living under overhangs and ledges in deep…

Dr. Seuss Fish, Belonoperca pylei, appears at Aqua Stage 21 in Japan

Dr. Seuss’ Fish, Belonoperca pylei, has hit at Aqua Stage 21 in Japan.  This rare deepwater soapfish fish usually lives in really deep water around 330ft (100m) in Marshall island.  However, accordingto  Aqua Stage 21 blog, he was collected in not…