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Clownfish could be declared an endangered Species

That’s according to a new report from National Marine Fisheries Service that Clownfish (Percula) may warrant protection under the U.S. Endangered Species Act because of threats from global warming and ocean acidification. The service will now conduct a status review…

Captive Bred Mandarins Return…But Only for a Moment

After Scott Fellman’s well-written rant surrounding the explanation and loss of ORA Mandarin Dragonet production, the collective breeding world pretty much wrote off seeing captive-bred Synchiropus spp. for the foreseeable future. I echoed Fellman’s sentiments recently in my own story…

O-‘By-The-Way’-RA: Did you notice the OTHER new captive bred fish?

Yeah…we’ve know about this one for a year, and yes, they kept it on the down-low from the general public.  Casually mentioned within ORA’ s announcement of the first captive-breeding of Priolepsis cincta, is the “oh by the way” recognition of…

ORA cracks into breeding the Priolepis Goby genus

Hobbyist aquarium breeders have been tinkering with gobies of the genus Priolepis for at least a decade now, and based on my own personal experience with P. hipoliti (the Rusty Goby), they are downright challenging to keep alive past 24…

Bali Aquarich Shows Off Batavianus Zebra Batfish, Captive-Bred

Get ready for a big tank! Personally, I’ve never seen Platax batavianus, often called the Zebra Batfish, offered for sale before, but that will likely change. Bali Aquarich has just announced their success with breeding and rearing this striking species. Given…

Red Sea MAX E Series tanks come with LEDs, controller, rimless open top and upgradeable to sump filter

The Red Sea MAX E Series is Red Sea’s big release for InterZoo 2014 joining its staple of popular all-in-one marine aquariums. The Red Sea MAX E series aquariums will come in three sizes expected to ship in early 2013. These…

ORA Debuts Latest Captive-Bred Cardinalfish to Mixed Reviews

If anyone had a clue what it takes to knock down species first after species first, I think we’d be showing ORA a little more appreciation for ticking another “boring” and “dull” captive-bred fish species first off the list this…

ORA adds Masked Goby to Captive-Bred Lineup

The Masked Goby happens to be one of those underrated marine fish from our native waters (it’s found throughout the tropical western Atlantic).  It lacks the bold colors of even something as commonplace as the Neon Goby (Elacatinus oceanops) so…

Cree Smashes Efficacy Milestones Again; 303lm/W

Cree is showing no signs of slowing down when it comes to improving the little solid state lighting devices that they are well known for. In a statement yesterday, they announced a new breakthrough in efficacy at 303lm/W. Some of…

Yellow tang ‘Breeding Barrier’ is under attack

It has been well over a decade since Yellow Tang breeding research began at the Oceanic Institute in Hawaii (OI), with many folks along the way making progress on tang breeding in general. When it comes to Yellow Tangs, the…