Tag Archive: Fish

Dec 10

Carpenter’s Flasher Wrasse (Paracheilinus carpenteri)

Picked up Gus (A Carpenter’s Wrasse) at Marinescape a few weeks ago. After over a month in the Quarantine tank he was finally put into his new home yesterday. Some information on Paracheilinus carpenteri The Carpenter’s Flasher Wrasse, also known as the Carpenter’s Wrasse, or Redfin Flasher Wrasse, is orange with blue vertical stripes as …

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Sep 16

Male Blue Jaw Trigger (Xanthichthys auromarginatus)

Currently in the Quarantine Tank! We just got a new Blue Jaw triggerfish from Marinescape this past friday Sept 11, 2009. Will post more pics when he’s in the display tank.

Aug 06

Bye Henry

After a long extensive battle through Ich. Our favourite fish went to his ocean in the sky. Henry, our Kole Tang baddled ICH on and off for about a month. You can see his two pages here: Kole Tang Update Kole Yellow Eye Tang (Ctenochaetus strigosus)

Jun 10

Kole Tang Update

It’s been a while since we have posted updates on our Kole Tang! I am happy to say he is loving life. Eats like a machine, loves all of the algae on the glass and has his own unique personality. Without a doubt my personal favourite in the tank! Here are some updated pictures:

Jun 10

Bye Bye Royal Gramma

Over the last Month, the agression of our Royal Gramma has elevated to the point of no return. After experiencing World War III first hand last night in the Tank I had to devise a plan to remove the Gramma. Removing this fish was going to be the next battle… Over the period of a …

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May 22

Clown Goby, Yellow (Gobiodon okinawae)

Just added yesterday May 21, 2009 is a Yellow Clown Goby. This fish is about a half inch long but is very cute and active in the tank so far. Hopefully he’ll stay away from the pumps and overflows while he grows his extra half inch! More Information: The Yellow Clown Goby is a cheerful …

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Apr 27

Pink Skunks (Amphiprion perideraion)

These two were added the same day as the Frogspawn! They were so shy that they went into hiding for almost a week. Nearly impossible to get a good shot. The Pink Skunk fish were one of the only other semi-compatible clownfish that could be put in with the Ocellaris pair. IMHO if you are …

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Mar 31

Royal Gramma Added Wednesday March 25 2009

One of the shyest species of fish I have seen thus far… The Royal Gramma or Fairy Basslet is a beautiful fish to look at and makes a great addition to the common reef tank. At first you must ensure that this fish has plenty of hiding spots. It tends to be very shy and …

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Mar 16

Kole Yellow Eye Tang (Ctenochaetus strigosus)

Just back from Marinescape on Friday March 13th. Purchased a Kole Yellow Eye Tang (Ctenochaetus strigosus) about 3″ long for $59.99 CAD. Known as one of the shyest Tangs around it took a few days before I was able to photograph him in the open. About the Kole Tang: Ctenochaetus strigosus is known by many …

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Mar 02

Amphiprion Ocellaris

The first pair of fish were added to the aquarium Thursday February 26, 2009. They were purchased at Marinescape on Carling Ave.