Two Crazy Piebald Scopas Tang Join The World Wide Corals Family

Aberrant, tricolor and piebald scopas tangs are among the most highly coveted exotic reef fish. World Wide Corals definitely help the movement along with their world-famous white tang Casper, and now they’ve added a couple more gems to their Zebrasoma family. …

‘Tank Raised’ Purple Tangs Coming Soon From Sri Lanka

Aquamarines in Sri Lanka was the procurer of the wildly scribbled Koran angelfish, and they will soon be the source of tank raised purple tangs. Before you go getting all excited about another surgeonfish captive breeding breakthrough, realize that although…

Captive Bred Blue Tangs become a reality at the UF Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory

Captive bred blue tangs are no longer a dream as Rising Tide Conservation just revealed that they had successfully bred this iconic fish in captivity. The breakthrough took place at the University of Florida’s Tropical Aquaculture Lab which announced that they…

Video of the Huge Surgeonfish at Tang’s Chinese Restaurant

We love big showy pet fish, especially large adult surgeonfish that are in somebody else’s aquarium so we don’t have to go broke trying to feed them. Usually the place to go to see large resident marine aquarium fish is at…

Casper the white tang is all grown up

We’ve been following the saga of Casper the White Tang for nearly six years now. As a long time resident at Worldwide Corals, Casper has truly grown into the team and the company’s mascot and spirit animal, and it’s always a…

First good pictures of the newest wicked colored koi scopas tang

The wicked koi scopas tang is alive and well in the United States and we’ve got the first pictures of this fish from an actual camera. The nearly one-of-a-kind Zebrasoma scopas was conditioned in Jakarta after its collection in Java and…

Would you pay a hundred dollars for a scarred yellow tang?

The news of successfully captive bred yellow tangs took the aquarium by storm last year. Successfully breeding any species of surgeonfish has been a long time coming, and this week the first batch of captive bred yellow tangs finally made their…

Crazy black & white Koi Scopas discovered in Java

Not all Koi Tangs or Tricolor Tangs are created equal and this is abundantly clear in a new specimen fresh caught in Indonesia. This striking black and white and yellow-trimmed Zebrasoma scopas totally ups the ante when it comes to wild &…

An update on the captive bred yellow tang

The Oceanic Institute together with the Rising Tide Conservation project have finally broken through with successfully breeding and raising the yellow tang in captivity. So you may be wondering, when will you be able to pick up captive bred yellow…

Hotspot of aberrant scopas tangs discovered south west of Java

Aberrant scopas tangs, also known as koi tangs and tricolor tangs are very unique form of the Zebrasoma scopas surgeonfish. A normal scopas tang is a fairly easy fish to overlook with a spade shaped body outline that has a basic…