Shrinking tank bred clownfish makes them more difficult to keep

If you’ve been shopping for new clownfish lately you may have noticed their small size. Due to global economic factors, the hobby’s biggest selling fish – the tank-bred Common Clownfish – is being sold in smaller and smaller sizes, and…

Amphiprion omanensis, the Rare Oman Clownfish Arrives at De Jong Marinelife

Amphiprion omanensis is one of the rarest bonafide species of clownfish which has yet to make any kind of real appearance in the broader aquarium world. Like many other lesser known species the Oman clownfish has a limited natural distribution…

Parade of Pure Perfect Wild Clownfish from Papua New Guinea

We’ve been excited to see new fish and corals coming out of Papua New Guinea for nearly three years and at long last the day has finally come, at least in terms of the fish. Being in the heart of…

Breeding the Wide Band Anemonefish at De Jong Marinelife

The wide band anemonefish, Amphiprion latezonatus, is a rare clownfish which is endemic to a limited range in Australia. Beside the wide white bars, ‘Latz’ clownfish are also recognizable by their beautiful blue lips. This species is often found in…

OATA Fishing for Facts report is packed full of positive marine trade stats

All reefkeepers have a wobble now and again and wonder about the impact their hobby has on the environment. But the UK’s Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association has painstakingly assembled fact-based data that’s going to make everyone selling fish and keeping…

Solid Yellow Clownfish Are Being Developed by SFC

The idea of a solid yellow clownfish is one that first came to our attention with the discovery of a single, stunning specimen collected way back in 2014. Although this lone individual went to a private collector, the seed of…

Clarki X Ocellaris Clownfish is a Really Neat Hybrid

Hybrid clownfish are usually the purview of wild collected livestock but Ocean, Reefs, & Aquariums has a long track record of interesting clownfish crosses. Whether intentional like the blood orange clownfish or accidental like any number of their clarki and…

Gaze Into This Crystal Reef Ball by Mini Ecossistemas Brazil

We’ve looked into a crystal ball, and this is what our future holds. A thriving mini-ecosystem contained in the most mystical crystalline orb. We were spellbound by this “show de bola” saltwater crystal ball and reached out to Flávio Akira…

Clownfish Colony at the Reef Builders Studio [Video]

You don’t need us to tell you that clownfish are by far the most popular marine fish with hobbyists and casual observers alike, and often become the ‘stars’ of whatever tank they are in. With so much capacity for fish…

Snow Storm Clownfish Now Also From Sea & Reef Aquaculture

Snow Storm clownfish have been available to aquarists for at least half a year now from Ocean Reefs & Aquariums but now Sea & Reef Aquaculture is also stepping up with their own version. The ‘Storm’ clownfish strain was first…