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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 livestock from fish to corals and invertebrates, something for every level of…

Borbonius Anthias Captive Bred By Biota Palau

Biota Palau is no stranger to being first to captive breed some popular tropical marine fish and the Borbonius anthias is the latest species to be added to their catalog. Their captive bred mandarins have revolutionized the experience of keeping…

Take The Reef Quiz For A Chance To Win A Biota Aquarium

Our friends over at Biota Aquariums have a great Reef quiz to teach your kids about life on the coral reef – and while you’re at it you’ll have a chance to win one of their smart, all-in-one saltwater aquariums. Biota has…

Biota’s Bristletail Filefish are TRAINED to Eat Aiptasia!

Bristletail filefish, Acreichthys tomentosus, is a well known reef fish that has a strong potential to eat Aiptasia and Majano pest anemones. Despite their long record, I’d actually never personally employed one for this purpose, opting instead for peppermint shrimp and/or copperband…

Biota Aquariums launches Indiegogo campaign for new All-In-One Aquarium

Biota Aquariums has launched their new All-In-One marine aquarium system via Indiegogo. Customers who purchase a Biota Aquarium buy the full package; a 13.5 gallon tank, LED light, filter, hydrometer, thermometer, biological additive, live sand, cultured live rock, captive-raised fish,…

MACNA Attendees: Win a Pair of Biota Captive Bred Mandarins

Algae Barn and Biota Aquariums have teamed up to bring you an awesome MACNA giveaway. All you have to do is visit the Algae Barn booth, have your picture taken with a mermaid, then post your picture online (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) with…

Captive Bred Mandarin Goby from Biota Aquariums

The mandarin goby is one of the most popular marine aquarium fish, unfortunately it is not the easiest fish to keep, and definitely not recommended for beginners. One way to make the iconic dragonet more accessible is to offer them…

Biota Marine adds four species of Eviota to their repertoire of captive bred successes

These particular few weeks have played host to a flurry of aquaculture stories, from Bali Aquarich’s hybrid Pomacanthus and brand new A. trimaculatus, to Biota Marine’s captive bred Clown Triggerfish. Palau based Tom Bowling and Till Deuss from Biota Marine are…

Quality Marine Receives Biota Marine’s Cultured Balistoides conspicillum

“Caribbean Chris” and I are proud to assert that promoting sustainability in the marine aquarium hobby is an important part of our mission. However, every now and again, we’re asked to clarify precisely what we mean by “sustainability” in this…

Biota Marine’s Cultured clown triggerfish already shipping from Quality Marine

There’s been quite a frenzy of captive bred fish in the marine aquarium world lately, but the new cultured clown triggerfish from Biota Marine in Palau are an exciting new group of fish altogether. Frank Baensch has raised crosshatch triggerfish…