Captive bred

Bali Aquarich successfully raises the flagfin angelfish

The flagfin angelfish, Apolemichthys trimaculatus, has been successfully bred and reared in captivity by Bali Aquarich. After years of stagnation in the captive breeding space of marine angelfishes, Mr. Wen-Ping Su and Bali Aquarich is blazing a trail so fast it’s almost…

Bali Aquarich adds another feather to its cap with captive bred Holacanthus passer

Su Wen-Ping is a real dark horse in the industry that really deserves tremendous applaud and accolades for the work that he is doing. Owner and founder of Bali Aquarich, Mr. Su and his company are well known for supplying high…

Sunset Mocha Clownfish is Latest Twist on Cocktail Clownfish

If anyone is left wondering what the real guppies of the marine aquarium world are, it’s the clownfish, specifically Amphiprion ocellaris, A. percula, the Darwin Black, and all the myriad variations that are being discovered and/or created. The combination of…

Fatty Liver Disease in Captive Marine Fishes

The fish in our aquariums rely solely on us to meet their dietary needs, and their long-term health and well-being are sure to suffer if we aren’t careful to provide foods in the proper amounts and of the appropriate nutritional…

Fisheye Aquaculture’s Captive-Bred Porkfish – Commercially Available

Captive breeding continues to grow in many ways, and one of the newest barometers of captive-breeding influence might be the amount of pelagic-spawning marine fishes becoming routinely commercially available. Fisheye’s Jonathan Foster really hits this point home, stating that here in the…

ORA Answers Kamohara Fang Blenny Personal Ad

Technically, ORA succeeded in breeding the never-before-seen-in-the-trade Japanese Kamohara Fang Blenny in Fall, 2014, but other than a casual mention on their Facebook page of the success, they sat and waited to show off this stunning addition to the world…

Citron Clownfish—Bali Aquarich’s New Intergeneric Hybrid Anemonefish

A very interesting clownfish was recently brought to my attention by MJ Jones, who saw the fish labeled as “CF217X” at east coast wholesaler Carolina Aquatics, asking what I thought it was. Anyone who has become enthralled with the Anemonefish produced…

Aquapods are already leading the charge in offshore fish farming

We thought long and hard about the relevance of a fish farming story to our readers but the saga of Aquapods is a compelling one. You see, we tend to think of fish farming as the kind of thing that…

Wild Morse Code Maroon imported from Solomon Islands

Since 2010, in fish breeding circles the name ‘Morse Code’, which was first applied to a singular fish, has come to represent White Stripe Maroon Clownfish who display extra spots and bars, in some respects similar to the extra spots…

ORA’s Hector’s Goby – A Breeding First That Isn’t, But Is

Tuesday, ORA announced their latest in-house accomplishment, the successful spawning and rearing of the Hector’s Goby, Koumansetta hectori. Ask yourself, when was the last time you’ve seen a captive-bred Hector’s Goby? You haven’t. But is this a species first? ORA believes…