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Not a pipe dream: The Ribboned Pipefish (09/13/19)
The ribboned pipefish is a lesser seen Syngnathidae found mostly in North Australian waters.
Proper Elasmobranch Choices for the Home Aquarium: The Brown-Banded Bamboo Shark (09/13/19)
Brown-Banded Bamboo sharks are a relatively small and inactive elasmobranch, making these sharks popular choices for both public and private aquaria.
A Lesser Seen Angel from the Philippines: The Blue-Spotted Angelfish (08/07/19)
The Blue-Spotted Angelfish (Chaetodontoplus caeruleopunctatus) is a lesser-seen Pomacanthidae in the aquarium trade due its limited range, being endemic to the Philippine Archipelago.
Photo of the Week: The Aussie Red Blasto (07/25/19)
The Australian Red Blasto (Blastomussa merletti) is a relatively fast growing stony (LPS) coral that does well in moderate flow and medium lighting in the home aquarium.
Photo of the Week - The Pinecone Fish (07/11/19)
The Pinecone fish (Monocentris japonica) is also commonly called the Pineapple fish, and its appearance makes it easy to see where it earns these names. Its spines and patterns cause it to look armored with a glow as they house bioluminescent...
Photo of the Week - Interruptus Angelfish (07/05/19)
The Interruptus Angelfish (Centropyge interupputa), also known as the Japanese Pygmy Angelfish, is one of the lesser seen dwarf angelfish in the trade and commands an understandable amount of fanfare when they come to market.
Photo of the Week - Colini Angelfish (06/27/19)
Pomacanthids of the genus Centropyge, also known as the dwarf angels, are some of the most popular angels in the aquarium hobby today, and it isnt difficult to see why. Though they are relatively cryptic in the wild, they make stunning displays in...
Photo of The Week - Aquacultured Pomacanthus maculosus (06/20/19)
Pomacanthus maculosus is commonly called the half moon or yellow banded angelfish. Quality Marine has both aquacultured and Red Sea wild collected specimens available. They are a resilient species not just in comparison to some of the other angels...
Photo of The Week - Rainbow Bottom Anemone (06/13/19)
The Rainbow Bottom Anemone displays an array of psychedelic colors that we have yet to experience here at Quality Marine until now. This deep water anemone doesnt have a lot of known care information on their needs in aquariums, but what we do know...
Photo of the Week - Aquacultured Goldflake Angel (Apolemichthys xanthopunctatus) (06/07/19)
The Pomacanthidae known as the Goldflake Angelfish (Apolemichthys xanthopunctatus) is found from the central to west pacific, including Hawaii, as well as the Christmas and Pheonix islands. Wild specimens are typically rarer to the aquarium trade,...
Photo of the Week - Juvenile Bodianus busellatus (05/29/19)
The juvenile Bodianus busellatus can be seen scooting around reefs of the Central Pacific; Marshall Islands, Marquesas and Pitcairn Islands. There they feed on just about anything they can fit in their mouths. Hogfish from the genus Bodianus are...
Photo of the Week - Pitcairn Female Angelfish (Genicanthus spinus) (05/21/19)
Another beautiful rarity in its own right the Pitcairn angelfish (Genicanthus spinus) takes illusiveness to another level rivaling that of the Peppermint angelfish. Found in only a few locales in the Eastern Pacific such as Cook Islands to Ducie...
Quality Marine Receives Rare Species from the Cook Islands (05/16/19)
Quality Marine has imported some exciting and important species of marine fish from its long time partner in the Cook Islands. Our Cook Island partners supply Quality Marine with an extensive list of rare and beautiful species, and are a model for...
Photo of The Week - Aquacultured male Half-Spined Seahorse (Hippocampus semispinosus) (05/14/19)
In the wild, the Half-spined Seahorse, tends to live in well-sheltered areas close to the sea floor using muddy habitats near mangroves. They feed by sucking small crustaceans and zooplakton. The Half-spined Seahorse males and females differ in...
Photo of the Week - MAC Nursalim Flasher Wrasse (Paracheilinus nursalim) (05/08/19)
Paracheilinus nursalim is a truly stunning and rare fish that is predominately found in New Guinea. Their vibrant colors make them extremely sought after in the industry. This species was just discovered in 2006 and described in 2008. If you are...
Photo Of The Week - Lavender 'Aberrant' Tang (Acanthurus nigrofuscus) (04/11/19)
The Lavender 'Aberrant' Tang (Acanthurus nigrofuscus) is a perfect fish for seasoned hobbyists who own an established aquarium.
Photo Of The Week - Ringtail Wrasse (Oxycheilinus sp.) (04/05/19)
The Ringtail wrasse (Oxycheilinus sp.) is an uncommonly seen and awesome fish that varies in appearance depending on the region it comes from.
Photo Of The Week - Aquacultured Black Ice Ultra Ocellaris (Amphiprion ocellaris) (03/29/19)
The Aquacultured Black Ice Ultra Ocellaris (Amphiprion ocellaris) is a one of a kind beauty hobbyists will enjoy for its unique expression of orange and black shapes and patterns along its white body stripes.
Photo Of The Week - Pink Margin Fairy Wrasse (Cirrhilabrus rubrimarginatus) (03/22/19)
Whether you call this wrasse a Pink Margin Fairy or a Redmargined Fairy, there's no doubt that its pastel colors makes it stand out from other wrasses of the same genus.
Photo Of The Week - Aquacultured Maroon Goldflake Clownfish (Premnas biaculeatus) (03/15/19)
The beautiful Aquacultured Goldflake Maroon clownfish is the most recent addition to our increasing livestock of aquacultured products.
Photo Of The Week - Halstead's Razor Wrasse (Xyrichthys halsteadi) (03/01/19)
The Halstead's Razor Wrasse <i>(Xyrichthys halsteadi)<i> has beautiful pastel colors that makes it seem like it comes out of a fairy tale, but that isn't so. It's a razorfish that is not commonly seen in aquariums and is often misidentified when...
Photo Of The Week - Banded Cat (Chiloscyllium punctatum) (02/22/19)
The Banded Cat (Chiloscyllium punctatum) is a simple beautiful shark whose popularity is mostly due to three factors.
Photo Of The Week - Aquacultured Half-spined Seahorse (Hippocampus semispinosus) (02/15/19)
On Valentine's Day we received a shipment of awesome looking aquacultured Half-spined seahorses (Hippocampus semispinosus).
Photo Of The Week - Japanese Dragon Moray Eel (Enchelycore pardalis) (02/08/19)
The Japanese Dragon Moray Eel <i>(Enchelycore pardalis)</i> is a beautiful, unique, and rarely seen fish that will amaze anyone. This is a fish we recommend to intermediate level hobbyist for they tend to need more attention when acclimating and...
Photo Of The Week - Red Sea Orange Regal Angelfish (Pygoplites cf. diacanthus) (02/01/19)
The Red Sea Orange Regal Angelfish (Pygoplites cf. diacanthus) is a magnificent fish that is often coveted by all who set eyes on it and it's not hard to see why.
Photo Of The Week - Checkered Snapper (Lutjanus decussatus) (01/25/19)
The Checkered Snapper (Lutjanus decussatus) naturally occurs throughout the Indo-West Pacific ocean. When seen, it is either swimming on its own or in schools around coral reefs.
Photo Of The Week - Nursalim Flasher Wrasse (male) (Paracheilinus nursalim) (01/18/19)
Have you recently checked out our inventory for MAC Certified livestock? If you havent, now is the right time to do so. We have several specimens in stock like the handsome and uncommonly seen Nursalim Flasher Wrasse male (Paracheilinus nursalim).
Photo Of The Week - Aquacultured Premium Snowflake Clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris) (01/11/19)
The Aquacultured Premium Snowflake is a remarkable beautiful fish for any hobbyist to keep. This that is peaceful, easy, and hardy fish that will do well in both reef and fish only aquariums. To keep them in optimal health provide with a varied of...
Photo of the Week - Aquacultured Lined Seahorse (Hippocampus erectus) (01/04/19)
We are starting the new year with the exquisite Aquaculture Lined Seahorse (Hippocampus erectus).
Happy New Year! (01/01/19)
Happy New Year From Quality Marine!
Photo Of The Week - Aquacultured Reidi Seahorse (Hippocampus reidi) (12/28/18)
The Aquacultured Reidi Seahorse (Hippocampus reidi) is an absolutely beautiful dark beauty that we are absolutely ecstatic to bring back to our stock list.
Happy New Year! - Store Hours (12/26/18)
Quality Marine will be closed on Monday, December 31, 2018 and Tuesday, January 1, 2019. We will resume normal shipping on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.
Happy Holidays From Quality Marine (12/24/18)
As the holiday season is upon us, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and those who have helped to shape out business.
Photo Of The Week - African Reef Basslet (Liopropoma africanum) (12/21/18)
The African Reef Basslet (Liopropoma africanum) made a short appearance at our facility this week.
Holiday Hours (12/18/18)
Quality Marine will be closed on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25, 2018. We will resume normal shipping on Wednesday, December 26, 2018.
Photo Of The Week - Aquacultured Longfin Mocha Clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris) (12/14/18)
Have you recently asked about our livestock selection of aquacultured clownfish? If not, then, right now it's a great time to ask about them for we have several of them, like the aquacultred Longfin Mocha (Amphiprion ocellaris), in stock at the...
Photo Of The Week -Purple Eyebrowed Tusk (Choerodon zamboangae) (12/07/18)
The rarely seen Purple Eyebrowed Tusk (Choerodon zamboangae) is here, but we don't expect it to stay for long.
Photo Of The Week - Naxioides robillardi (11/23/18)
This week for your viewing we are excited to bring forth the stunning Hyastenus diacantus crab.
Broad-banded Pipefish (Dunckerocampus boylei) (11/21/18)
Like a living candycane, Dunckerocampus boylei is a remarkable coral reef fish which seems as if it were plucked straight from the pages of Dr. Seuss, and theres no surer way to add a touch of whimsy to a reef aquarium than by including one or two...
Photo Of The Week - Dracula Goby (Stonogobius dracula) (11/16/18)
Looking for a fish that is perfect for small aquarium set-up? How about considering the rarely seen Dracula Goby for your next purchase.
Photo Of The Week - Banana Tusk (Bodianus perditio) (11/08/18)
The Banana Tusk (Bodianus perditio) is a bold and beautiful fish that will surely impress any passerby not just for its looks but also because it's not commonly seen in the trade.
Photo Of The Week - Juvenile Lennard's Wrasse (Anampases lennardi) (11/02/18)
We are ecstatic to bring back to our livestock the amazing and rare juvenile Lennard's Wrasse (Anampses lennardi). This wrasse is an excellent option for well seasoned hobbyists.
Photo Of The Week - Pacific Crown Toby (Canthigaster axilogus) (10/26/18)
The stunning and uncommonly seen Pacific Crown Toby (Canthigaster axilogus) made a short appearance in our livestock this week.
Photo Of The Week - Bluespotted Tuskfish (Choerodon cauteroma) (10/19/18)
The Bluespotted Tusk (Choerodon cauteroma) one large beautiful fish that could be used as the focal point of your aquarium.