Unusual Izu hogfish could be a hybrid or a regional variant

This is one very attractive and unusual Izu hogfish which has us quite stumped about its origin. The image below¬†is the first look we got of this particular specimen showing a near perfect blend of the color pattern of a…

Dallas Elos AquaStudio continues the steady march of Elos retail stores

The Dallas Elos AquaStudio is the newest expansion of Elos’s retail presence around the world, and only the second such creation in the US of A. While we were just in the Dallas Ft. Worth area, the news of the…

Incredible xanthic triggerfish makes its way to Elos Aquastudio New York

Xanthic Undulated Triggerfish have been firmly lodged in our minds ever since FAMA featured one on their front cover in the nineties. Anyone remember the title story “Melekeok’s Golden Triggerfish”? Although that initial xanthic¬†Balistapus undulatus was from Palau, every few…

Elos AquaStudio New York grand opening reveals a gorgeous, classy reef aquarium store

The Elos Aquastudio New York location has been teased for several months now and although the NY Aquastudio has been open since May, this weekend they had a grand opening to let the world know that the shop is ready…

Elos AquaStudio in Nice, France, opens its doors for a video tour

Elos AquaStudios are a far cry from the cramped and cluttered fish stores we have grown to love, combining the best of a gallery with a working fish store in a clean, enticing layout while showcasing all the great Elos…

Elos Aquastudio New York is now open to the public

The Elos Aquastudio New York is now open to the public. The Aquastudio concept has largely been a European affair with all of the stores operating in Europe. The New York Elos Aquastudio is the first such store in the…

Elos New York AquaStudio opening March 2012

It sure looks like the Elos New York is very close to opening. We have acquired this first teaser image showing the signage on the Italian luxury aquarium maker. Originally the New York Elos store was slated to open in…

Elos Aquastudio in Singapore gets an exclusive first look

The Elos Aquastudio setting up shop in Singapore is not even open for business yet we’ve finagled a sneak peek at one of the first of the Elos Aquastudio concept stores. In contrast to the European Elos Aquastudios, we expect…