batfish

Orange is the new black

With all the buzz surrounding Bali Aquarich’s newest captive bred angels, let us not forget some of their perennial, evergreen staples that really started it all. The spectral Platax pinnatus and chromic Holacanthus clarionensis are without a doubt two of Bali Aquarich’s most…

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…

Rising Tide at it again – captive bred orbic batfish, Platax orbicularis

The Rising Tide model of experimental breeding continues to prove its value, as the team at University of Florida’s Tropical Aquaculture Lab are taking down captive-bred species firsts like it’s going out of style.  Images released yesterday depict post metamorphosis…