“The aquarium trade recognized the insecurity of the Banggai cardinalfish over a decade ago and worked to establish captive breeding programs that now successfully provide most of these beautiful and peaceful tropical fish that are admired by hobbyists and enthusiasts in aquariums around the world”
CaribSea introduces new South Seas Shapes and South Seas Arches to their line of natural base rock suitable for marine, reef, and hard-water freshwater aquariums.
James once wrote, “the marine trade and hobby is a force for good, for educating others and for helping protect coral reef ecosystems and resources.” Thank you all for being part of this force for good. Long may it stay that way.
Alex Rose recently came home with a hard drive full of critter content from ten days of scuba diving at Atlantis Dive Resort in the Philippines, and shared a 2-minute highlight reel of the region’s reefs that might just convince you to go check it out for yourself someday.
Yssichromis piceatus are either extinct or critically endangered in the wild, and I’m only able to offer them for sale because they’ve been kept alive by groups like CARES and AZA. The fact that they exist is a testament to the work of many dedicated breeders over many decades.