Hybrid triggerfish still alive and well in a marine fish aquarium

Hybrid triggerfish are so rare, we struggle to think of an example besides this one of cross breeding in the Balistidae. We’re sure that other triggerfish hybrid are out there but there’s definitely one or two orders of magnitude more…

Hybrid multicolor angelfish from Cebu may not be a coincidence after all

Centropyge hybrids are currently the cool kids at the party and have been circulating the industry and internet so widely that you might think it’ll be hard to pull another textbook-defying specimen out of the sea. While super rare hybrids…

Rare Hybrid of Pyramid Butterflyfish is caught from Indonesian water

Hybrids reef fish are sometimes a puzzle for your head, especially with closely related species. Here is another less commonly seen butterflyfish hybrid between the Pyramid Butterflyfish (Hemitaurichthys polylepis) and Black Pyramid Butterflyfish (H. zoster). There is no official record…

The “pygmy kingi” Eibli x Halfblack angelfish gets an update

When we first shared about this unique hybrid four months ago, we provided pretty subpar pictures of the fish, disallowing us to showcase it’s truly unique appearance. The squiggly maze like markings that is inscribed in this fairly common hybrid…

LiveAquaria offered for sale a beautiful and unique Chaetodon miliaris X C. multicinctus butterflyfish hybrid

LiveAquaria just released a nice and very rare hybrid butterflyfish between Chaetodon miliaris and C. multicinctus. The lovely fish from Hawaii may not be as colorful as the other rare hybrid butterflyfishes that we’ve posted here before, but the fish is…

Coralvue dips its toes into making LEDs with three types of hybrid LED combinations

Coralvue may still be firmly entrenched in traditional lighting technologies, but it hasn’t stopped them from seeing that the future of aquarium lighting is quickly going towards more and more LEDs. To that end Coralvue has started developing a few…

Centropyge madness hits several Japanese LFS

The local fish stores of Japan are once again in the spotlight as they chaperon a new batch of very unusual Centropyge pygmy angelfish. The fish shown above is a very unusual dwarf angel brought in by B-Box Japan. We’re…

Hybrid clownfish strikes again, this time it looks like a tomato x ocellaris

It’s not only special designer morph clownfish and insane man made hybrid clownfish that show the most unusual appearance in the aquarium trade, nature always has some interesting ‘crazy’ clownfish too too! Here I came up with a photograph of…

Breathtaking Raccoon butterflyfish hybrid is discovered

Hybrid butterflyfishes sightings seem to very frequent these days. Not too long ago, we published some photographs featuring stunning hybrids of C. xanthurus and C. auriga, which were both some of the most unique and unusual crosses we’ve seen to…

Chaetodon xanthurus X C. guentheri is odd, even for a hybrid butterflyfish

When the topic of hybrid butterflyfishes gets brought up, almost certainly does the discussion revolve around the Roaps subgenus and their related hybrids. In the past year or two, we’ve seen several magnificent hybrids from this group emerging from the…