We Finally Know What an Adult Venusta Multibar Hybrid Looks Like

The hybrid of multibar and venusta angelfish is the only one known from the Paracentropyge genus and it is also one of the rarest, and most highly sought after. On average, only one specimen is discovered in the Philippines roughly…

Ghostly White Sailfin Tang Could be the First of its Kind!

The first white sailfin tang came to us not as a tiny minnow but as a nearly full-grown adult Zebrasoma veliferum. This shocker of a fish specimen was shared by RVS Fishworld who is no stranger to fishing up aberrant…

RVS Fishworld Reels in Another Remarkable Xanthic Triggerfish

It’s been a little over three years but we knew it would only be a matter of time until we caught wind of a new Xanthic Undulated Triggerfish. Like the hybrid multibar venusta angelfish that only come from the Philippines,…

Rare Solid Orange Coral Beauty Angelfish Collected in Phillipines

Solid Orange Coral Beauty Angelfish are a sort of ‘known’ rarity but that doesn’t make them any less spectacular when they do arise. This latest all orange Centropyge bispinosa comes to us from the Philippines via RVS Fishworld and it’s a…

First of its Kind Aberrant Flagfin Angelfish Discovered in Philippines

In the world of aberrant marine fish, the angelfish are some of the most interesting and noteworthy, and of the angelfish, it’s predominantly the pygmy angelfish that appear the most often. This is why today’s example is a real surprise…

Unboxing the Motherlode of Rare and Exotic Fish [video]

For years we’ve wrote about, photographed and filmed some of the rarest tropical reef fish in the world, often by visiting the right marinelife dealers, reefs or private tanks. One of the biggest reasons for the Reef Builders Studio is…

‘Black’ Regal Angelfish is one of the Wildest Specimens Ever

The iconic appearance of the regal angelfish is so recognizable across its wide range that it is one of the visual ambassadors for coral reefs. Since its appearance is so conservative and it has no closely related species with which…

Deepwater Debelius Angelfish Collected in 50 Feet in Madagascar!

The Debelius angelfish is one of the rarest and most elusive angelfish species because it has only been known from very deep waters of the isolated island of Mauritius. Over the weekend we got some earth-shattering news about this species…

Up Close with an Aberrant Pictichromis Dottyback

Dottybacks are some of the most colorful, small & hardy perfect aquarium fish, and this is especially true of the several different species of Pictichromis. These fish are packed with personality and are very easy to care for, but unfortunately they…

This is the Coolest Picasso Triggerfish Hybrid to date

The picasso triggerfish is one of the most recognizable patterns of tropical marine fish, and it is one of the few that we occasionally see hybrids from. As the Picasso name implies, Rhinecanthus aculeatus has a wild and wacky pattern unique…