Juvenile tiger angelfish lands at DeJong Marinelife, will be displayed at InterZoo

DeJong Marinelife has just teased the world with a sneaker picture of a tiny little tiger angelfish, the gem of a rare angelfish that only comes from South Africa. We’ve learned that this particular tyke of an Apolemichthys kingi was collected…

Face-to-face with the hyper rare tiger angelfish in nature and the aquarium

Any of the rare fish fanciers out there who’ve kept up with some of my writings know that I have a sort of infatuation with South Africa’s endemic tiger angelfish, Apolemichthys kingi. So, when I got the invitation to come to…

A rare look at the virtually never seen young Kingi Angelfish

If Kingi Angelfish are one of the holy grails of Pomacanthid lovers then the juvenile Apolemichthys kingi takes that notion up a notch. Like other members of the genus Apolemichthys, the Kingi or Tiger angelfish undergoes a dramatic transformation from the juvenile to…

Tiny Kingi angelfish is the lagoon collection of a lifetime

We’ve been closely following the saga of a very special fish that was recently collected by its owner in South Africa. While on holiday Pieter Uys and his family were vacationing around the Kei River, he managed to squeeze in…

First ever video of a real live & eating Tiger Angelfish, Apolemichthys kingi

[youtube width=”680″ height=”525″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVNvcbQzvqE[/youtube] It’s no secret that we have a healthy obsession with Apolemichthys kingi, the Tiger Angelfish: we love tiger angelfish in ponds, in reef tanks and now in a quarantine tank eating like a pig. Feast your eyes…

Tiger Angelfish

Apolemichthys kingi. Tiger Angelfish. Poisson-ange tigre. Tiger Kaiserfische. Tigre pez ángel. Tiger maanvissen. Tigre peixe-anjo. Taiga enjerufisshu. No matter what you call it, there’s no denying the unbelievable beauty of the Tiger Angelfish. [youtube width=”680″ height=”400″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nn9SZR-vnpo[/youtube]

Apolemichthys kingi, the tiger angelfish

Blam! We bet you didn’t expect us to broadside you with a fresh new picture of the impossibly rare tiger angelfish, did ya? Apolemichthys kingi is a South African endemic angelfish and this studly tiger is still in that country…

Tiger Angelfish, Apolemichthys kingi found living in a South African pond

The tiger angelfish, Apolemichthys kingi is a species so rare that it is very seldomly seen outside of it’s South African home. Although the tiger angelfish might cost many thousands of dollars if it ever was sold in the US,…