New Pink Spot Firefish is Only The Second of its Kind!
When we first reported on the existence of a common firefish with a large, unusual pink spot on its side, we thought for sure this was a fluke. Like the metallic green-faced goby, we thought that since the pink spot…
Amazing First Pictures of Helfrich Firefish Hybrid (Updated w/ Video)

Dartfish hold a very special place in our reefing hearts, and none more so than the magnificent firefish. We absolutely adore the Nemateleotris firefish species, so we definitely perked up when we came across this incredibly rare firefish hybrid.  The regular and…

Rare double fin firefish makes its way to House of Fins

A rare double-finned common firefish has just made its way to the aquarium hobby and it’s quite the attention grabber. If there’s one thing that firefish are well known for, it’s that prominent first dorsal fin. So you can imagine…

Monochrome magnifica, the almost magnificent fire fish

Somewhere along the primeval soup of genetic crossing and embryonic development, a magnificent fire fish decided to break free from the metaphorical cloning factory and decided to be different. The concept of massed produced factory clones is not limited only…

Hybrids between the magnificent firefish and the decorated firefish are a perfect blend of the two

Firefishes make great aquarium specimens and are wildly popular, be it the lower end maginificent firefish (Nemateleotris magnifica), or the higher ended helfrichi firefish (Nemateleotris helfrichi). Firefishes fall into the category of “factory made” fishes where every single piece looks…

Aberrant pink-spot firefish is both unique and spectacular

The firefish, Nemateleotris magnifica, is a staple beauty in the aquarium industry – aberrant firefish however, are not. Having seen hundreds of firefishes all resembling cookie cutter clones of each other over the years, this is the first time that…