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Flashlight Fish in Captivity Jay Hemdal C. 2020 Introduction Flashlight fish, with their eerie green glowing photophores (light emitting organs), are arguably one of the most unique fish available to marine aquarists. One of only two families of fish kept in aquariums that are bioluminescent...
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Often referred to as “The Holy Grail” of marine angelfish by hobbyists and enthusiasts, the Peppermint Angelfish (Paracentropyge boylei), has been found in the deep waters of the Cook Islands. For those new to the quest for this elusive Pomacanthid, you need to understand its significance in the...
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Note from the Editor: The article below was written by @4FordFamily, a Reef2Reef staff member, however the article was also created with the help and input from @eatbreakfast @evolved @HotRocks, all prominent members of the Reef2Reef community and marine fish experts. The wrasse photos...
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A sick tang. Photo is from the Reef2Reef archives courtesy of @Gridlock, ©2019 All Rights Reserved. Fish Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment by Edward J. Noga, M.S., D.V.M. Hardcover: 536 pages Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 2 edition (July 7, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 0813806976 ISBN-13...
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Depression in Fish The photos included in this article are not depicting depressed fish, but rather they are just some good fish photos from the Reef2Reef archives showing different species that we commonly see in saltwater tanks. ©2019, All Rights Reserved. We often set up aquariums for the...
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The blobfish, Psychrolutes marcidus, belongs to the same genus as the more familiar blob sculpin Psychrolutes phrictus in the family Psychrolutidae. Blobfish are deep-sea fish that live off the coasts of Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand in the Pacific Ocean. They get their name because they...
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Banggai cardinalfish. Photo is from the Reef2Reef archives, courtesy of @MarvinsReef, ©2019, All Rights Reserved. Banggai cardinalfish, Pterapogon kauderni, are native to a small area around Indonesia. They are very popular in the marine aquarium trade and considered endangered in the wild. A...
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Part 3: Genicanthus Angel Species Details – The Fish That Angel Lovers Dream of. In the previous two articles, I talked about Genicanthus angels in general, and what distinguishes them from other angelfish in the Pomacanthidae family. In addition, I discussed the six species that are available...
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Part 2: Genicanthus angel species details – fish that are available to buy in the ornamental fish trade. In the first article, I discussed some general information about the Genicanthus angels. And what distinguishes them from their cousins in the Pomacanthidae angelfish family. In this...
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Part 1: Genicanthus Angel Overview Genicanthus is a genus of marine angelfish that belongs to the family Pomacanthidae. Pomacanthidae contains many of the iconic and most beautiful fish kept in marine and reef aquariums, like Emperor Angelfish, Regal Angelfish, Blueface angelfish, Queen...
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The emperor angelfish (Pomacanthus imperator) is the most well-known angel fish in the aquarium industry, With striking colors, bold body, combined with personality and an attitude, It is not only me but also many other hobbyist consider it the most beautiful fish. It is readily available and...
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Today I’ll Talk about my latest fish Addition to my Reef Tank , Venustus Angelfish. The Venustus Angelfish or Purple Masked Angelfish, or Paracentropyge venusta, is one of the rare fish species, but it is becoming more available recently in the aquarium fish industry. It is expert only fish...
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Earlier this year I decided we would start raising fang blennies at our hatchery. They are inexpensive, peaceful, bold, and perfect for reef tanks. There are so many varieties of fang blennies, it's surprising that more breeders are not working with them. Out of three types of fang blennies we...
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Late last year we put in a lot of effort into rearing the bellus angelfish. The full write up can be found here - https://www.reef2reef.com/threads/bellus-angelfish-breeding-project.319243/. I'll share the details here for everyone to enjoy. Here's a video of the spawn. This clip shows how...
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I would like to take a moment to share with all of you one of my favorite fish in reef aquaria, and one that has consistently been a great addition to not only my tank, but to a lot of fellow hobbyists’ tanks as well. Pseudocheilinops ataenia, or as it is commonly known, the “Pink-Streaked...
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Nowadays it’s not uncommon to see a hobbyist say, ‘I’m only stocking my tank with captive bred fish.’ Of course, their heart is in the right place, and it’s understandable why most people would think this is the best route forward for wild reefs. But is it? Is captive breeding the only way...
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Calling all Wrasse keepers! Here's a great talk about keeping and mixing various Cirrhilabrus Wrasses from Hunter Hammond. Hunter , known on various forums as “evolved”, is completely obsessed with wrasses. He is an Arizona native and a marine hobbyist who currently keeps a 270g peninsula...
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Well guys, I’m excited to share some amazing news with everyone. We here at Among The Reef have captive bred Candy Basslets (Liopropoma carmabi) in stock, bred by the Karen Brittain herself! These special little guys were born on New Year’s Day, and are finally available from us. Jordan and...
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Cirrhilabrus, the “Fairy Wrasses”, are one of the most elegant, active, and colorful reef fish. Their appeal in a reef tank is common to many, but not all have a well-rounded understanding of the compatibility amongst them. Enter the notion of “complexes”: groupings of very closely related...
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Photo by @robert_au Our previous article on Keeping Seahorses in Aquaria focused on how to feed and nourish your ponies. This, our final article in this series, will address how to deal with time away due to travel and also how to handle disease and sickness in your herd. Now that you know...
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