Whatafather reef from Hong Kong is a thing of beauty

There are tanks that are awesome for their fish and coral, and then there are tanks that are awesome because of their cleanliness along with the fish and coral. The Reef of Hong Kong reef forum user Whatafather definitely falls…

Hongtam’s reef aquarium in Hong Kong takes the display refugium to a whole new level

The display refugiums is a neat concept in itself, but this display “refugium” takes things to a whole other level. This aquarium isĀ  not really a refugium at all since it lacks macro algae and the purpose of nutrient export,…

Lawrence Chan’s SPS reef from Hong Kong

Lawrence Chan’s SPS reef is just a plain nice looking SPS dominated aquarium. Great coloration, enough room for the corals to grow and a big hammer dominating the scape make this aquarium a pleasure to look at. Located in Hong…

Jimmy Ma’s private collection of dottybacks consists of some really cool species

Having the un-reversable aberrant Coral Beauty Angelfish and the trio of super hot White-Bar Anthias in his collection, Jimmy Ma is certainly no stranger to rare fish. If you think his aberrant C. bispinosa is something to shout about, what…

The highly elusive and beautiful Bodianus opercularis surfaces in Hong Kong

The Bodianus hogfishes get loads of quality air time here at ReefBuilders, and for good reason. Hogfish are gorgeous, rare, easy to keep and overall a group of very hardy fish that can withstand the rumble and tumble of a…

A closer look at the gorgeous White-bar Anthias, Pseudanthias leucozonus

Pseudanthias leucozonus has been referred to as one of the most beautiful deep water anthias and for a long time, has been regarded as a japanese endemic. It’s only in recent years that we’ve been seeing sporadic appearances of these…

Hong Kong scores with two butterflyfish demigods – Prognathodes basabei and Roa excelsa

Apart from FOWLR dominated set ups and the typical over-stocked fish tanks that have fast become a stereotype there, the reefing scene of Hong Kong is well known for another aspect of the hobby – the ability to procure rare…

Purple Purple Tang and White-barred Asfur Angelfish are not your average Red Sea imports

For quite some time now the Hawaiian Yellow Tangs and Scopas Tangs have been hogging the limelight in the aberrant department for Zebrasoma surgeonfishes. Piebald yellow tangs, tricolor Scopas tangs and even pure white yellow tangs with fancy super-hero names given!…

Chinese zoo performs tumor removal surgery on clownfish

Abnormal growths and tumors can lead to the demise of most fish but Ocean Park, a theme-park style aquarium in Hong Kong, recently performed a surgery to remove a large, possibly cancerous tumor from the eye of a clownfish. Ocean…