Our Show Fish Display Tank is Starting Hot [Video]

We talk a lot about fish, corals, clams, and to a lesser degree anemones but with the reef side of the saltwater aquarium hobby taking over, the corals are kind of displacing the other major groups of reeflife, just by…

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…

Tiger Angelfish Hybrid Collected in Madagascar

If the tiger angelfish is the Holy Grail of marine angelfish species then we’re going to have to come up with something else to describe the new hybrid tiger angelfish. This new specimen of the tiger angelfish is only the second…

These Four Rare Fish Make For An Incredible Madagascar Biotope Aquarium

The Indian Ocean is one of the least explored ecoregions of the world, and madagascar in particular is nearly a black hole of information when it comes to ornamental aquarium fish. Thankfully in recent years RVS Fishworld‘s sister operation in…

Super Rare £12k angelfish comes to Burscough Aquatics

An Apolemichthys kingi, known as the King or Tiger Angelfish, is being offered for sale in the UK. The rare marine fish and coral specialists in the North West of England imported the fish, and are holding it in quarantine…

Stunning Adult Tiger Angelfish Sighted On The Outskirts of Chicago

The Tiger Angelfish is one of the most striking and exotic species of marine angelfish. Last week while speaking at Reefwise on the outskirts of Chicago we had a new opportunity to visit a long term captive Apolemichthys kingi and this…

Tiger Angelfish makes American aquarium debut at Pacific Aqua Farms

The Tiger Angelfish is no stranger to the pages of Reef Builders, and now thanks to a recent import by Pacific Aqua Farms, the Tiger Angelfish is no longer a stranger to America. Despite its rarity and limited distribution in…

Tiger angelfish discovered in Madagascar!

The fish life of Madagascar is very poorly known when it comes to the aquarium hobby. Certain illustrious species like the Madagascar flasher wrasse beckon to us from behind the third world curtain, but a new discovery in this part…

Poetry in motion, Apolemichthys kingi in notion

Embellished throughout, with stripes of a tiger. Not one of mammal, but of equal desire. Your presence is known, but secret i’ll keep. A halo a clue, is all I shall speak.

Sneak video preview of DeJong’s world debut display of tiger and peppermint angelfish

Featured here are two of the aquarium world’s rarest species of marine angelfishes; the peppermint angelfish, Paracentropyge boylei and the tiger angelfish, Apolemichtys kingi. Both of these two demi-gods of reef life have been thoroughly featured on Reef Builders throughout the years but this…