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    Rare Fish | Achilles Goldrim Hybrid Tang

    I had heard from some locals that Old Town Aquarium had gotten in an Achilles Goldrim Hybrid Tang (Acanthurus achilles x Acanthurus nigricans) so when I had lunch just down the street I decided to stop by to check it out. Luckily a friend of mine had her digital camera on her at the time, […]

    I had heard from some locals that Old Town Aquarium had gotten in an Achilles Goldrim Hybrid Tang (Acanthurus achilles x Acanthurus nigricans) so when I had lunch just down the street I decided to stop by to check it out.

    Luckily a friend of mine had her digital camera on her at the time, which I proceeded to borrow and take this quick video. The quality is not the best and it does not do this fine Acanthurus justice… But it will give you a representation. The black, blue, yellow, and orange makes this one attention grabbing fish.

     

     

    2 Comments

    1. September 24, 2008 at 6:11 AM | Permalink

      That is a stunning hybrid!

    2. September 24, 2008 at 1:47 PM | Permalink

      Saw it this past wkend, really gorgeous fish. Had I a tank to fit, it would be in it. Was pretty reasonably priced as well, for as nice looking as it is.

      I just left with some FW fish 🙁

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