Captive bred

Longfin Ocellaris: The Verdict? It’s Genetic!

Just yesterday we published our 2013 Marine Breeding Year in Review, part II, which included speculation and a short update about Sustainable Aquatic’s Longfin Ocellaris breeding project. At the time the review was written in late December, Sustainable had just…

2013 Marine Breeder’s Year in Review part 2

This is the second part of our annual Marine Breeder’s Year in Review, part 1 can be seen here.  4th Annual Marine Breeding Initiative (MBI) Breeder’s Workshop To say it’s been a busy year is an understatement, so much so…

Eastern Hulafish a Captive Bred Surprise from ORA

Trachinops taeniatus, the Eastern Hulafish, is the latest species-first in the marine breeding world to be claimed by ORA (Oceans Reefs & Aquariums). We have good reason to celebrate the introduction of this rarely available temperate fish as captive bred.…

Captive raised maze angels land at Quality Marine

The maze angelfish, Chaetodontoplus cephalareticulatus, is one of the elusive species of large marine angels that we’ve been particularly obsessed with for quite sometime. To make up for practically never seeing any specimens in the country, we’ve frequently shared amazing…

Unboxing the Vossen Aquatics Larval Snagger

If you’re into fish or invertebrate breeding, or even if you just have them spawning in your reef tank, one of the largest hurdles is getting the offspring out of your aquarium and into a larval rearing environment. You may…

ORA announces White Bonnet Clownfish coming in 2014 (with awesome video)

As you may recall, last year we reported a story about a very special pair of White Bonnet clownfish (Amphirpion leucokranos, aka “White Cap”) that made a voyage from Ocean Gallery II to the ORA hatchery in Florida, nearly getting lost…