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…

Why You Should Buy Captive Bred Fish

These past couple of years we’ve seen an influx of captive bred fish. This is amazing news and here’s why you should support captive bred fish in order to instill more research. Captive bred fish are fish that have been…

Captive Bred Royal Grammas Coming Soon to Australia

The royal gramma is such a common and low profile fish, that news of this fish’s successful breeding may not register on the popularity radar. However if you are a fan of Gramma dejongi, or live in Australia, captive bred royal…

Aquaculturing Dory

Yep, you read that right…and, no, I am not talking about “tank-raised,” a term sometimes mistaken for “tank-bred.” “Tank-raised” (taking young post-planktonic-stage fish and raising them to sellable size) Pacific blue tangs have been available for quite some time (at…

Rare Madagascar Clownfish Offered via eBay

Last year, Ross DeAngelis caught the attention of clownfish enthusiasts with his announcement of success in breeding the very rare Madagascar Clownfish, Amphiprion latifasicatus. Many have speculated what would happen next, and this past week the first offering of this…

Rising Tide Updates Melanurus Wrasse Breeding Success

Pictured above are Halichoeres melanurus, captive-bred and shown here, fully settled and in juvenile coloration, at 36 days post hatch. Back in mid February, Kevin Barden, a member of the current Rising Tide Conservation program working at the Tropical Aquaculture…

Melanurus Wrasse Bred In Captivity

In a short updated published by Rising Tide Conservation last night, Kevin Barden laid claim to the first captive-breeding of the Melanurus Wrasse, Halicheores melanurus. This now brings the total of tropical wrasses bred in captivity to two (the first being…

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…

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…