Breeding Mandarin Dragonets is a project you can do at home! Whether you can understand the French-language narrative or not, the payoff is a tank full of extremely small, beautiful, green post-settlement Green Mandarin Dragonets, Synchiropus splendidus.
CORAL Magazine bonus article: While the nonphotosynthetic gorgonian species are challenging, most of the photosynthetic species will thrive in the home aquarium once they have survived the transition from the ocean to an aquarium. Their unique growth forms and graceful movement add to the rich diversity of our reef aquariums.
Matt Pedersen attempts to answer the question, “How can you find success and make progress breeding fish and propagating corals to sell into the marine aquarium hobby and trade?”
A captive-produced hybrid between the Blueline and Black Phantom Angelfish may reveal insights into the origins of another rare and exciting angel from the genus Chaetodontplus.
A rarely seen native cardinalfish species makes a splash in the trade! With a bit of luck, you might be able to call one your own.