Captive bred

First video of the fully settled out captive bred yellow tangs

The successful captive breeding of the yellow tang in aquariums took more than ten years of effort. So to celebrate we’re going to help the Oceanic Institute take a longer form victory lap with yet another update of the captive…

An update on the captive bred yellow tang

The Oceanic Institute together with the Rising Tide Conservation project have finally broken through with successfully breeding and raising the yellow tang in captivity. So you may be wondering, when will you be able to pick up captive bred yellow…

Yellow tangs finally captive bred by the Oceanic Institute

The yellow tang is arguably one of the most popular reef and aquarium fish in the world, and now it has finally been bred in captivity. Just last week we updated you on the most recent successes of the Oceanic…

Captive bred yellow tangs inching closer to reality

Captive bred yellow tangs seems to always be just one or two years away, even though the Oceanic Institute has been hard at work to crack the code for about ten years now. Spawning surgeonfish in captivity is relatively simple but…

Plectranthias winniensis & P. helenae captive raised by RCT Hawaii

Plectranthias winniensis and P. helenae are two species of this adorable group of basslets that grace the pages of Reef Builders today for very good reason. Reef Culture Technologies Hawaii has been trailblazing the captive rearing of various marine fish…

Another look at the captive-bred emperor x annularis angelfish hybrid

Bali Aquarich is far and away the world leader in breeding marine angelfishes in captivity. With that experience they’ve offered at least seven full blooded species of large angelfishes from the Pomacanthus, Holacanthus and Chaetodontoplus genera, but they’ve also gotten really lucky…

Captive bred majestic angelfish revealed by Bali Aquarich

Majestic angelfish have now been spawned, bred and reared by Bali Aquarich, the trailblazer in captive breeding of aquarium angelfish. With more than two years of snagging new captive bred angelfish ‘species firsts’ like it’s a race, Bali Aquarich can…

Fusigobius, Transparent Cave Goby now available from ORA

The Transparent Cave Goby is a newly bred species of Fusigobius recently announced by Oceans Reefs & Aquariums. We got a close look at the new captive bred fish from ORA at their MACNA booth and this fish might not win…

Exciting new “Super DaVinci” clownfish from Sea & Reef Aquaculture

Sea & Reef Aquaculture just showed off this exciting new strain of clownfish that is so exquisite, they’re outsourcing the naming to you all. Bred from a line of dark brown DaVince clownfish called Black DaVinci clowns, the new Amphiprion variety…

Balinese faux gold: Captive bred hybrid Goldflake Angelfish

In continuation with our previous post on Bali Aquarich’s new Euxiphipops angelfish, we’re revealing the second angelfish to hit the scene. This time its not one species, but a hybrid combination of two. This marks the eighth species of angelfish…