Captive bred

Fisheye Aquaculture’s Pearl Eye Gold Flake Maroon Clownfish

Designer clownfish enthusiasts will have yet another new twist in the Gold Stripe Maroon category with the latest introduction from Fisheye Aquaculture – Pearl Eye Gold Flake Maroon Clownfish. This form was found in their “Super Sexy Goldflake” Maroon Clownfish…

Lightning X Lightning Maroon Clownfish – Preliminary Results are IN!

We all were holding out hope that, just as the first matings of two Picasso Percula Clownfish yielded a 2nd new designer form of clownfish, so too people anticipated that  the mating of two Lightning Maroon Clownfish would hopefully create…

ORA’s Whitespotted Pymgy Filefish Makes A Third

Filefish are one of those forgotten groups in our hobby. Not generally thought of as reef safe, too timid for the typical fish-only setup (where their relatives, the Triggerfish, tend to be more obvious choices), the Filefish are relegated to…

ORA Thumps Chest With New Captive Bred Orbicularis Cardinalfish

ORA is certainly in the fast lane this fall bringing new species into captive culture. Their Halloween evening announcement of captive-bred Orbic Cardinalfish, arguably was timed perfectly to get lost in the end of the week, holiday madness. Trying to slide…

What is going on with this weird captive bred clownfish?

Pictured here is a very peculiar looking color pattern of a captive bred clownfish which got us doing more than a few double-takes when we spotted it in Italy. This “two and a half barred” clownfish looks more or less…

ORA commercializes the Rare White Bonnet Clownfish

ORA finally debuted a project that they’ve been working on for a year (well, actually a decade if you count the total time they’ve pursued this clownfish variety). We finally have commercially available captive-bred F1 Amphiprion leucokranos, the White Bonnet…

Sea & Reef keeps Playing with Matches – the Wide Bar Mocha Gladiator Clownfish debuts

Sea & Reef led the news on the designer clownfish front this month with a new genetic combination, their introduction of the Wide Bar Mocha Gladiator. Wide Bar Gladiator (a mouthful of a name perhaps) is a genetic trait found…

Sea & Reef, followed by Reef Gen, bring WYSIWYG Wholesale Browsing Directly to Public Audiences

The concept of WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) isn’t new; several online livestock retailers are well known for this practice.  Less well known perhaps is that some livestock wholesalers also have private WYSIWYG offerings for retailers to browse;…

Captive bred Genicanthus personatus debuts at MACNA 2014

Today 30/08/2014 marks a historic date in the rare fish and captive breeding circle. Some of you may have heard rumors floating around for awhile now but today we put a stop to all the coffee shop gossip. Genicanthus personatus…

Sea & Reef Aquaculture to release captive bred Lightning Maroons

Sea & Reef are at MACNA this year and they’ve got some really cool clowns on display. The captive bred lightning maroons are the first batch of offspring to come from a lightning maroon x PNG white striped maroon pair. The male…