Poetry in motion, Chaetodon daedalma in notion

A leather bodice, of gunmetal grey, Of polished iron, for which I overlay. Woven in chains, I shine like mercury, A knight I am not, of the 17th century.

Japanese aquarium figurines

Leave it to the Japanese to fetishize all things in the natural world, not the least of which are aquatic animals, through the fine art of collectible figurines. If keeping an aquarium is too much time, money or hassle, a…

Armitage Angelfish and Juvenile wrought iron butterflyfish co-star in the house of Fins SPLASH event

Armitage angelfish and baby wrought iron butterflyfish may not be as rare as the luscious neon hogfish, but they still shared the rare fish spotlight at last weekend’s SPLASH event at House of Fins, in Greenwich CT. They may not…

Hundreds of Chaetodon daedalma form an awesome wrought iron ball

We might think of some reef fish as being rare but this video of a huge school of wrought iron butterflyfish shows how locally common some fish species can be. While most aquarist would be content to see even one…

LiveAquaria’s show sized wrought iron butterflyfish

Chaetodon daedalma has been and always will be one of the most striking and unique butterflyfish in the world. This Japanese endemic grows very large, it has striking presence in the aquarium, they have a vigorous appetite and a personality…

Rare Fish video collection

Here is a gratuitous, end of the week, rare fish video collection to help everyone put a good cap on the end of the week. The videos we have for you this fine friday include a true map puffer, wrought…