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Japanese Bigeye, anyone?

By Leonard Ho - Posted May 06, 2011 08:00 PM
Phishy Business is taking preorder for a single specimen of the rare Japanese Bigeye (Pristigenys niphonia). This species is found in extremely deep waters (80+ meters, 250+ ft) across Indo-Pacific and Indian Ocean. More info after the jump.
Japanese Bigeye, anyone?

The rare Japanese Bigeye (Pristigenys niphonia) can be yours for $899.

Phishy Business writes:

We have an opportunity to bring in a very rare fish IF someone is interested enough to preorder it. This is the first time I've ever heard of a Japanese Bigeye, Pristigenys niphonia, being available to the hobby, as they are typically found in waters no less than 250 feet deep. Frankly, this is not a cheap fish, and is likely of interest to hardcore collectors. $899. If interested, please email and we will work out the details.

Potential buyers should know this species gets to about a 25cm (10 inches) - although they are fairly stationary and thus do not require lots of swimming space - and requires dimly lit environment.

Author: Leonard Ho
Location: Southern California

I'm a passionate aquarist of over 30 years, a coral reef lover, and the blog editor for Advanced Aquarist. While aquarium gadgets interest me, it's really livestock (especially fish), artistry of aquariums, and "method behind the madness" processes that captivate my attention.


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