The Pinnatus Batfish producer steps forward with answers!

First time we heard about Indonesian Pinnatus Batfish, they were rumored to be captive-bred.  Then, as time went on, vendors started using “tank-raised” to describe these fish, and by 2010’s marine breeding year-in-review, we were all thinking they were likely…

Sustainable Aquatics releases tank raised Clown Triggerfish

Sustainable Aquatics, the captive-bred marine ornamentals company that supplies fish stores across the country, has now started to offer tank-raised Clown Trigger fish (Balistoides conspicillum) to its customers. The fish are available in either 2-inch or 3-inch sizes with retail…

Will 2010 mark the marine hobby’s shift to captive breeding?

We may look back at 2010 as the year the marine aquarium hobby truly realized the importance of captive breeding and started doing something about it.  I’ve just returned from speaking at Reef Ed, the annual educational event put on…

ORA’s Clownfish get exported to Spain, a worlds first

Coral Reef Spain, a wholesaler and retailer business in Spain is the first retailer to receive ORA clownfish shipped from the United States. This is the first time ever that a Spanish hobbyist can buy a farmed ORA fish. Most…