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    Chaetodon paucifasciatus, The Red Sea Endemic Reappears

    Chaetodon paucifasciatus is an exciting butterflyfish from the Red Sea that rarely makes it into the aquarium trade. C. paucifasciatus is a member of the “Xanthurus” complex, commonly known as the Pearlscale Butterflyfish complex, all of which are silver with chevron markings and a yellow to orange colored back. The Red Sea species however, differs […]

    Roa jayakari Trawled Up From The Depths of The Andaman Sea

    Awhile ago, the story of two extremely rare deep water butterflies was first shared here. The capture of not one, but two very rare Roa excelsa butterflyfishes made big news worldwide. Roa excelsa is a member of the genus Roa, which includes two other species. R. modestus and R. jayakari. Of the three, R. modestus […]

    Gorgeous Percula Raises the Standard for Wild Caught Clowns

    With the recent influx of designer clowns from big companies like ORA and local breeders from around the world, who would have thought that Mother Nature was also busy producing some of her own! Here’s a beautiful wild caught Amphiprion percula that certainly makes for a good conversation piece. A “tear drop” just beneath the […]

    Pseudochromis tapeinosoma, an unusual Dottyback from the Indo-Pacific.

    Please welcome Tea Yi Kai to GLASSBOXDESIGN. Known as ‘Lemon’ by friends and family, Tea is currently a Biotech student in Singapore studying molecular genetics and microbiology. Lemon has a deep passion for aquariums and rare fish, in particular Wrasses, Angelfish and Butterflyfish. Pseudochromis tapeinosoma is an unusual and seldom seen dottyback that has made […]