Morse Code Flame Angelfish Beauty from Among The Reef

It’s been a good long while since we’ve seen a nice, novel aberrant pygmy angelfish specimen but the new Morse Code flame angelfish is just the fish we needed to break the drought. This lovely Centropyge loricula came from the heart of…

Thailand’s Atoll Farm Latest To Successfully Breed Pygmy Angelfish

Captive breeding of saltwater fish has really entered a golden age in recent years with more and new species being aquacultured than ever before. We can still remember a time when any saltwater fish breeding beyond clownfish was huge news, but…

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…

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…

Awesome Fish Spotlight: Solar Flare, the hypomelanistic flame angelfish

This is the first time we’re featuring an aberrant fish for Awesome Fish Spotlight, and today’s featured fish is a hypomelanistic flame angel. Unlike many of the funky koi mutations which often manifest as unusual and unknown transient colour changes,…

Bicolor flame angelfish might have a touch of the vitiligo

A nice large male solid red flame angelfish with flowing blue-edged fins is quite a sight to behold, we’d say it’s possibly one of the most beautiful reef fish, or at least pygmy angelfish. For some of you nothing will…

Hypomelanistic flame angelfish looks completely transformed from the original

Unusual flame angelfish seem to get a lot of attention here on the front page of Reef Builders but considering the vast numbers of¬†Centropyge loricula made available to aquarists every week, these unique flames are truly rare. The latest example…

Hyper red flame angelfish makes its way to South Africa

Pygmy angelfish variants are cool but few can compare to aberrant flame angelfish when the colors of Centropyge loricula get put on overdrive. The deep dark black tiger stripes have been replaced with deep red ones on a yellow-orange body…

Sea Dwelling Creatures scores with amelanistic flame angelfish and another piebald white & yellow tang

[youtube width=”680″ height=”400″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iy0HeLWjRns[/youtube] Sea Dwelling Creatures has had a hot streak of unusual fish lately, this week landing not one but two prized reef fishes: an amelanistic flame angelfish and one of those funky piebald white and yellow tangs. The…

Captive bred flame angelfish spotted in a nano cube at Backer in Chicago

Captive bred flame angelfish are so real they’re already being flaunted for sale at the Backer trade show in Chicago of all places. Who would have thought that we would see evidence for successfully raised pygmy angelfishes not once, but…