Fish Spotlight

Blog entries highlighting marine and fresh water fish.

Blue Hippo Tang

Blue Hippo Tang The Blue Hippo Tang (Paracanthurus hepatus) is also known as the Regal Blue Tang, Regal Tang, Blue Surgeonfish, palette surgeonfish,  blue tang, flagtail surgeonfish, Pacific regal blue tang, Yellow-tail Tang, Hepatus Tang, Blue Palette Tang, Wedgetail Blue Tang and Indo-Pacific

Blue Hippo Tang2017-12-14T09:54:59-04:00

Black Ghost Knifefish

Black Ghost Knifefish The Black Ghost Knifefish (Apteronotus albifrons) is a popular freshwater species among advanced aquarists. This fish, which originates from South America, has earned a positive reputation due to its distinctive body shape, coloration, and ability to generate

Black Ghost Knifefish2017-12-14T09:56:45-04:00

The Psychadelic Green Mandarinfish

Mandarinfish Mandarinfish (Synchiropus splendius) are a popular saltwater aquarium species, mainly due to their unusual coloration which resembles the psychedelic style artwork of the late 60s and early 70s. Although they are relatively peaceful, reef safe, and disease resistant, they

The Psychadelic Green Mandarinfish2017-12-14T09:57:08-04:00