ORA Mandarins Foolin’ Around Like Teenagers

[youtube width=”640″ height=”385″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qnrQMJV7bg8[/youtube] The pair of ORA Spotted Mandarins (Synchiropus picturatus) I received earlier this year has been caught going through the motions, but as of yet, they have not consummated their relationship.¬† Typical teenagers…as you can clearly see in…

Shocker: ORA Spotted Mandarin Gobies selling out

  When ORA dropped the bomb that they would begin selling captive breed Spotted Mandarin Gobies it was a big deal in the industry. These fish which are highly desirable are usually expensive for wild caught specimens and aren’t the…

Captive raised Mandarins – lets collectively put our money where our mouths are

This week ORA has started shipping the long awaited captive bred spotted mandarin fish, Synchiropus picturatus. The two pictured above (looks like a male and female!) are destined for a new picture frame tank to show them off, but are…

ORA captive raised Spotted Mandarins go on sale

The first batch of captive bred ORA Spotted Mandarins is being released and should be soon be available for purchase from your favorite Oceans, Reefs and Aquariums¬†(ORA) merchant. Synchiropus picturatus is one of the jewels of the marine aquarium trade…