Fish of MACNA (and free wallpaper!)

featured10 Fish of MACNA (and free wallpaper!)Marine Aquarium Conference of North America (or MACNA as we called) in Dallas welcomed some exciting new announcements from leading aquarium industry companies, but as you may suspect, MACNA is not only about new equipment. There were many beautiful tanks teeming with reef life on display and this two part photo article  aim to show you some of the most remarkable fish and invertebrates I managed to capture at the show. Plus, there’s a little freebie for blog readers at the end of this article. Enjoy! Bluespotted Watchman Goby (Cryptocentrus pavoninoides) from one of the vendor’s tank

goby Fish of MACNA (and free wallpaper!) Clownfish group in one of ORA’s tanks.clownfish group Fish of MACNA (and free wallpaper!) Sunrise dottyback (Pseudochromisflavivertex), also from ORA dottyback1 Fish of MACNA (and free wallpaper!) A juvenile Panther Grouper  (Cromileptes altivelis). Be aware, this fish may look cute, but it can grow up to 20″ in length and shouldn’t be housed in none but the largest aquariums. Beautiful fish. grouper Fish of MACNA (and free wallpaper!) A juvenile Porkfish (Anisotremus virginicus) amongs gorgonians and sponges. Picture taken at Coral Restoration Foundation booth. porkfish Fish of MACNA (and free wallpaper!) One of my favorite Caribbean species, the Rock Beauty Angelfish (Holacanthus tricolor), also from CRF rock beauty Fish of MACNA (and free wallpaper!) Lined Seahorse (Hippocampus erectus) 

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Blue/Green Reef Chromis (Chromis viridis)

chromis group Fish of MACNA (and free wallpaper!)

Black Seahorse (Hippocampus erectus)

seahorse Fish of MACNA (and free wallpaper!)

Spotted Drum ( Equetus punctatus)

spotted drum Fish of MACNA (and free wallpaper!)

Here’s the promised wallpaper. Please click on the image for for hi-res version, then Right click and select “Save image as…” to copy to your hard drive.

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Marcin Smok

About Marcin Smok

Marcin Smok is a reefer and aspiring photographer. He has been keeping freshwater fish tanks since he was 9. About three years ago he put his snorkeling mask on in Florida Keys and that's how his journey with saltwater side of the hobby started. He is also a SCUBA diver. You can check his photography site at
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