Tour de BlueHarbor – Part 1. Beyond the shopfront.

BlueHarbor is perhaps, one of the more iconic and reputable fish stores in the East and maybe even the world – Renowned for their incredible repertoire of some of the rarest reef fishes, as well as Koji’s incredible knowledge and…

Juvenile Neptune Grouper shows up in Singapore, retailing for a hefty price

Cephalopholis igarashiensis, more commonly known as the Neptune Grouper, is a stunning and highly prized deepwater fish that is very rarely  almost never encountered in the trade. There are few groupers that can rival the rarity and coloration of this…

Karen Talbot painting live at Reef-A-Palooza, amazing fish art for sale

Karen Talbot is once again at Reef-A-Palooza displaying her gorgeous art pieces for sale. Better yet, she’s also here painting in person and man has she got some talent! You can pick up her amazing art work in postcard sizes…

Toadfish noises much more than simple grunts and groans

The Toadfish is probably more well known for its unique swim bladder than its ability to make noises but a recent study by researchers at Cornell University may change that as toadfish may be sending complex information in the noises they make.…

A pictorial walkthrough of the Denver Downtown Aquarium

The Denver Downtown Aquarium may be small compared to some larger establishments, but it is still packed with a wide variety of interesting fresh and saltwater creatures. We’ve previously posted about the Denver Aquarium’s terminal phase hardwicki wrasse, the video…

Really getting to know your fishes

If you ask a bunch of reefers what got them into the hobby in the first place, you’re bound to get a lot of different answers: Many will tell you that it was the sheer beauty, or for the challenge…

SEASMART brings a piece of PNG to MACNA

The SEASMART program is doing great things not only in the marine aquarium industry but is having quite an impact on the people of Papua New Guinea in many positive ways. As part of the exposure SEASMART is bringing to…

Maui proposes bill to regulate fish harvesting

Maui county in Hawaii is exploring new legislature to tighten up the state’s existing laws on how ornamental fish for the aquarium trade are treated when caught before they reach the distribution channel. The bill proposed last week would give…

Robot Fish army will be used to detect pollution, then take over the seas

British robotics team has unveiled new fish robots which are very lifelike and the are designed to happily swim around and detect water pollution with their koi-style whiskers.  Don’t let the bejeweled piscine machine fool you about it’s true intentions.…