Genicanthus takeuchii Angelfish Redux

Genicanthus takeuchii is hands down one of the most beautiful and exotic of all angelfish species, known only from very few hard to reach locations in the Northwest Pacific Ocean. This species of swallowtail Genicanthus angelfish is at the very top…

Biota Swallowtail Angelfish is Growing up into a Beauty!

It’s been almost half a year since we first received our captive bred Biota Swallowtail Angelfish and we’ve been wanting to tell you about how this little fish has really captured our attention. Of all the angelfish groups, the swallowtails sometimes…

The First Aquarium Pitcairn Angelfish is Ready for Prime Time

Pitcairn Island is one of the most pristine and remote marine environments and while it may be the namesake of Genicanthus spinus, thankfully this fish has been found somewhere a little more accessible. The single Pitcairn Angelfish specimen was collected…

Swallowtail Angelfish Captive Bred by Biota Palau

It’s no secret that we absolutely adore marine angelfish so it’s with great pleasure that we discovered that Biota Palau was adding one more species to the captive bred mix. The common blackspot swallowtail angelfish, Genicanthus melanospilos, is a widespread species…

Wild Genicanthus Hybrid makes a Splash in Hong Kong

Genicanthus hybrids are one of the rarest cross of all angelfishes and for reasons unknown, the resulting cross can be quite surprising. The latest specimen of hybrid Genicanthus angelfish to hit our radar perfectly exemplifies this phenomenon with a large…

First Wild Masked Angelfish Collected in Five Years Comes to U.S.

The masked angelfish from Hawaii is one of the most desirable and beautiful fish for aquariums. Despite its ghostly white appearance, the bluish face of the female and orange outline of the males is about as angelic as an angelfish…

Captive Bred Bellus Could Be The First ‘Designer Angelfish’

There’s no doubt that Bellus angelfish are some of the most attractive and desirable in a home aquarium, especially a reef tank. The bold pattern of blue, white and black barring on the females is especially unique, and we could…

Genicanthus spinus: First Video of this Rare Angelfish from the Cook Islands

Genicanthus spinus is a species of angelfish so rare that it’s literally one of the few Pomacanthids that we’d never written about, until today. We’ve covered so many rare species of angels like the blackspot pygmy angel, the Abei angelfish, the black…

Face to Face With The One And Only Scribbled Watanabe Angelfish

The scribbled Watanabe angelfish, collected by RVS Fishworld in the Northern Philippines, has made its way to the U.S. Last week while in the Los Angeles area for the last ReefAPalooza of the year, we had the chance to swing by…

Neat Scribbled Watanabei Angelfish Brought up by RVS Fishworld

Genicanthus swallowtail angelfish are among the most uniform and consistent looking members of the angelfish family. This makes it all that more exciting when an unusual specimen turns up, such as this scribbled watanabei angelfish from RVS Fishworld.  This male…