Captive Bred Yellow Tangs from Biota are the only option!

All of you should know by now, that the aquarium fishery in Hawaii has been shut down so wild yellow tang are not available anymore. Luckily, Biota company invested few years ago together with Oceanic Institute in Hawaii into commercial…

Biota Now Shipping Captive Bred Animals Direct To Consumer

Biota has just launched their new direct to consumer retail website. Now you can have a fully stocked reef tank with cultured and captive-bred animals. Biota offers over 130┬álivestock from fish to corals and invertebrates, something for every level of…

Biota Swallowtail Angelfish is Growing up into a Beauty!

It’s been almost half a year since we first received our captive bred Biota Swallowtail Angelfish and we’ve been wanting to tell you about how this little fish has really captured our attention. Of all the angelfish groups, the swallowtails sometimes…

Milletseed Butterflyfish Captive Bred by Biota Aquariums

The millet seed butterflyfish, Chaetodon miliaris, is a common and very abundant reef fish of Hawaii that is now available captive bred from Biota Aquariums. The milletseed butterflyfish is very hardy but should be even better adapted to aquarium life…

Top 5 Reasons to Love Biota’s Rabbitfish in a Reef Tank

We’re not sure what it is about the rabbitfish but we’ve always had a soft spot for these common and hardy aquarium fish in our aquariums. Their unique shape, docile behavior, and friendly personality has always endeared them to earn…

Captive Bred Gramma dejongi now Available from Biota

The common royal gramma is one of our all time favorite fish which is why we were completely captivated when a new, much rarer species was discovered nearly ten years ago. In the intervening decade we have practically worshipped Gramma…

Swallowtail Angelfish Captive Bred by Biota Palau

It’s no secret that we absolutely adore marine angelfish so it’s with great pleasure that we discovered that Biota Palau was adding one more species to the captive bred mix. The common blackspot swallowtail angelfish, Genicanthus melanospilos, is a widespread species…

Biota Palau Acquires Rare Abei Angelfish Broodstock!

The Abei Angelfish is one of the rarest and most elusive species of pygmy angelfish in the world. The very few specimens ever collected, mostly out of Australia, sold for astronomical, five-digit sums but a trio of recently collected specimens…

There’s A Whole Lot Going On At Biota Palau (Video)

Several years in and Biota Palau, together with its distribution arm Biota Aquariums, is quickly becoming one of the most progressive aquaculture enterprises in the aquarium hobby. Bringing us desirable captive bred fish such as Coral Beauty angelfish, mandarin dragonets,…

Visit To The Biota Aquariums Headquarters (Video)

The last few years have seen an explosion of new marine fish being captive bred and Biota Aquariums is an important part of the vanguard. In association with Biota Palau where many new fish have been captive bred, or brought…