Unboxing Three Rare Nano Reef Fish from Among The Reef [Video]

The Liopropoma basslets are one of the most interesting and widespread group of small fishes available to aquarist, and we think they’re not nearly as popular as they should be. Their coloration, pattern, behavior, personality and even their hardiness is…

Dynasty Marine’s Hybrid Basslet Makes A Rare Video Appearance!

The hybrid basslet specimen collected by Dynasty Marine earlier this year made quite a commotion as it is one of the first supposed hybrids of Liopropoma ever documented, especially between these two species. This is the kind of uber rare fish…

Ultra RARE Basslet Hybrid Collected By Dynasty Marine!

The Liopropoma genus of marine basslets includes some very beautiful species, many of which are rarely or never seen alive due to their preference for very deep water. However today we’ve got a specimen of a hybrid Liopropoma which is the rarest of them…

ReefGen offering Long Island Aquarium corals, Flamboyant cuttlefish and rare captive bred fish

ReefGen was cofounded by Laura Birenbaum and Justin Credabel to produce premium aquacultured coral, invertebrates, fishes and sharks. The operation is in collaboration with Joe Yaiullo, curator of the Long Island Aquarium, probably best known for his highly respected 12-year-old,…

Liopropoma rubre, the Swissguard Basslet, confirmed as captive bred!

Last time we wrote about Todd Gardner’s success being the first to breed and rear a Liopropoma sp. Reef Basslet, the jury was still out on which species he actually had.  Eggs from both L. rubre, the Swissguard Basslet, and…

Todd Gardner shatters Liopropoma event horizon – captive bred basslets are real

Todd Gardner’s breeding efforts at the Long Island Aquarium have had our collective attention for well over a year now.  Late Thursday, Todd officially broke the news of his success raising Liopropoma reef basslets, showing a photograph of a now…

Approaching the Event Horizon for captive bred Liopropoma

Reef Builders is elated to bring you this news – the Liopropoma Event Horizon is within sight!  43 days post hatch!  Check out those INSANE dorsal extensions, the first one like a string of weather balloons providing for buoyancy presumably!  …