Pictures and videos of Genicanthus personatus in the wild cements its holy grail angelfish status

I like looking at rare fish pictures as much as the next guy, but if there’s anything that excites me more, it’s the thrill of finding pictures of rare fish in the wild. Featured this time are a slew of…

Reefs of Ogasawara are ablaze with angelfish and damselfish

The reefs of Ogasawara may not be as colorful and vibrant as the indo-pacific, but boring and quiet it most certainly is not. The short video above proves just that, as it focuses on a lone sub-adult female Genicanthus takeuchii…

Large male spotted angelfish struts it’s stuff on video

The spotted angelfish, Genicanthus takeuchi, is a species of reef fish so obscure that it doesn’t get hardly any airtime outside of Reef Builders where we specialize in the rare and the unusual. This video taken on a cool deeper…

The takeuchii x semifasciatus angelfish hybrid is half grown up, caught on video even

We are stoked to see new pics of Genicanthus takeuchi hybrid at a larger size and as an added bonus we’ve even found a video of a halfgrown male spotted angelfish hybrid that was uploaded not more than a week…

Super clear videos of Genicanthus semicinctus filmed in the wild

Genicanthus semicinctus is certainly no stranger to the most enthusiastic of Angelfish fans. Endemic to the Kermadec Islands and Lord Howe region, the half banded  is obviously out of reach to anyone who might even dare dream of owning one.…

Genicanthus semifasciatus angelfish makes a surprise appearance in large numbers

Genicanthus semifasciatus is perhaps the rarest of the obtainable six species of swallowtail angelfishes that make up part of the Genicanthus genus. The other four members are extremely rare and conventionally unobtainable to the average aquarist, perhaps with the exception…

First hand account of the capture of a shallow water Personatus Angelfish

Just over a week ago, Hawaiian fish collector Matt Ross was diving in Oahu looking to catch a regular fare of Hawaiian reef fish when he stumbled upon one of Hawaii’s most esteemed fish, the masked angelfish, Genicanthus personatus. Within…

House of Fins brings Personatus angelfish to continental US

Personatus angelfish may be caught in U.S. waters but aside from their brief stint in Hawaii, they usually go East to Japan, Taiwan or Hong Kong. House of Fins has bucked this trend by laying down some big bucks to…

Personatus angelfish video

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkyTdwjHZiU[/youtube] If the masked angelfish, Genicanthus personatus, is a fish that just moves you and the video update from a couple months ago wasn’t enough, this morning you’re in luck. Just yesterday the owner of the tiniest masked angelfish ever…

Stunning videos of a juvenile and an adult male spotted angelfish, Genicanthus takeuchii

While most angelfish reserve their reverence for the Hawaiian masked angelfish, Genicanthus personatus, when it comes to swallowtail angelfish we hold the spotted angelfish, Genicanthus takeuchii, closest to our reefing hearts. You can imagine our excitement when we discovered not…