Top 5 Reasons to Love Biota’s Rabbitfish in a Reef Tank

We’re not sure what it is about the rabbitfish but we’ve always had a soft spot for these common and hardy aquarium fish in our aquariums. Their unique shape, docile behavior, and friendly personality has always endeared them to earn…

Swallowtail Angelfish Captive Bred by Biota Palau

It’s no secret that we absolutely adore marine angelfish so it’s with great pleasure that we discovered that Biota Palau was adding one more species to the captive bred mix. The common blackspot swallowtail angelfish, Genicanthus melanospilos, is a widespread species…

Biota Palau Acquires Rare Abei Angelfish Broodstock!

The Abei Angelfish is one of the rarest and most elusive species of pygmy angelfish in the world. The very few specimens ever collected, mostly out of Australia, sold for astronomical, five-digit sums but a trio of recently collected specimens…

There’s A Whole Lot Going On At Biota Palau (Video)

Several years in and Biota Palau, together with its distribution arm Biota Aquariums, is quickly becoming one of the most progressive aquaculture enterprises in the aquarium hobby. Bringing us desirable captive bred fish such as Coral Beauty angelfish, mandarin dragonets,…

Visit To The Biota Aquariums Headquarters (Video)

The last few years have seen an explosion of new marine fish being captive bred and Biota Aquariums is an important part of the vanguard. In association with Biota Palau where many new fish have been captive bred, or brought…

Borbonius Anthias Captive Bred By Biota Palau

Biota Palau is no stranger to being first to captive breed some popular tropical marine fish and the Borbonius anthias is the latest species to be added to their catalog. Their captive bred mandarins have revolutionized the experience of keeping…

Five Reasons Why I Love My Linki Gobies

The Linki Goby, Amblygobius linki, is an interesting fish that was introduced to the hobby by Biota Palau just a little over a year ago. Now that I’ve had my pair of Linki gobies for most of that time, I thought…

Biota’s Captive Bred Mandarins Caught Eating Flake Food!

The mandarin dragonet is a fish which needs no introduction to seasoned and beginner saltwater aquarists alike. The psychedelic pattern of this fish makes it one of the most recognizable small reef fish, but its preference for live foods makes…

How Coral Beauty Angelfish Are Made

The Coral Beauty Angelfish is one of the most beautiful small fishes on the coral reef, Its purple color ranges from deep blue to magenta, with rippling bars that contrast boldly with its golden orange body color. These features makes…

Biota Marine Successfully Raises Captive Bred Coral Beauty Angelfish

Coral Beauty angelfish are one of the most common species of¬†Centropyge and finally, this iconic fish has been captive bred. In personal communication with Tom Bowling we knew that Biota Palau was working with some pre-settlement Coral Beauty larvae, but…