Florida Aquarium successfully breed endangered Elkhorn coral

Scientists at the Florida Aquarium have for the first time, successfully captive-bred The Elkhorn Coral, Acropora palmata. Elkhorn is an endangered species that was once found all over the shallow waters of the Caribbean but now there are thought to…

Oceanic Institute of Hawaii raises Longnose Butterflyfish, Forcipiger flavissimus

The Oceanic Institute of Hawaii Pacific University has succeeded in culturing the Longnose Butterflyfish, Forcipiger flavissimus. The institute that bought us the first captive-bred population of Yellow Tangs has today released pictures of 90-day-old captive-raised F.flavissimus, breaking the 86-day record…

Can We At Least Talk About Captive Breeding Defects?

If a farmer grows a certain quantity of produce like fruits or vegetables, they can’t reasonably expect that every single fruit will be of sellable quality. The same principle applies to farmers that cultivate livestock, or pet breeders that raise…

Maze x Black Velvet Angelfish produced by Bali Aquarich

The vevet angelfish of the Chaetodontoplus genus are some of the most interesting, and most unique in the Pomacanthidae. However wild collected velvet angelfish have a very hard time adapting to aquarium foods and conditions but thankfully, velvet angelfish are…

Biota Now Shipping Captive Bred Animals Direct To Consumer

Biota has just launched their new direct to consumer retail website. Now you can have a fully stocked reef tank with cultured and captive-bred animals. Biota offers over 130┬álivestock from fish to corals and invertebrates, something for every level of…

The Hybrid Beauty, Blue Phantom Angelfish by Poma Labs

Guest Author – Ken Kwan Back in 2019, Poma Labs revealed a new hybrid angelfish called the blue phantom. A hybrid between the beautiful Blue Line Angelfish (Chaetodontoplus septentrionalis), and the Black Phantom angelfish (Chaetodontoplus sp)., a distinctive and very dark…

Watch: Professional Weedy Seadragon Trainer Ocean Reef Aquaculture Australia

Step inside the world of a professional weedy seadragon trainer! Ocean Reef Aquaculture Australia shared a video training their hand raised weedy seadragons to eat mysis shrimp. In the wild seadragons forage in seagrasses picking at amphipods and zooplankton. In…

Marineland Antibes Successfully Rears Spotfin Anthias

The Antibes Marineland scored another captive breeding success, successfully raising the common and popular Pseudanthias squamipinnis, also known as the spotfin anthias. This achievement wasn’t the first time that the spotfin anthias was successfully raised, the Long Island Aquarium raised…

France Oceanopolis, produces Ostorhinchus chrysopomus, the Spotted-Gill Cardinalfish

The Spotted-Gill Cardinalfish, Ostorhinchus chrysopomus, is not the most sexy, exotic fish for us Reef Tank Keepers. But I will disagree with this statement for few reasons: cardinalfish are nocturnal and live in schools, so they are a very attractive…

France’s Marineland Has Rare Captive Breeding of Coral Shrimpfish

As we approach the opening of MACNA 2019 which this year is dedicated to Aquaculture, there appears to be lots of news and announcement about new captive breeding successes. The Antibes Marineland located in South of France, has a long history…