CORAL - Matthew L. Wittenrich

When is a larva a larva and a fry a fry?

What is the difference between a fish larvae and fish fry? Dr. Wittenrich brings you the answer!

16 Oct 2:26 PM 0 Read More...

The Microscopic Gourami

Marine fish larviculture expert Dr. Matthew L. Wittenrich is surprised by the larval adaptations of the Gourami, Trichogaster trichopterus.

15 Oct 2:17 PM 1 Read More...

Spotted Mandarins Graduate to Nano-Reef

My growing tank of captive-bred mandarins remains peaceful, easily fed, and becomes more colorful each day. It’s quite amazing, considering that just a few months ago I was firmly convinced that mandarinfishes were poor candidates for the aquarium life, let alone captive breeding.

14 Sep 2:12 PM 0 Read More...

Boycotting the Wild Banggai Cardinalfish

Can the aquarium trade afford to be responsible for causing the extinction of a marine fish species? The answer is and emphatic “No.”

10 Sep 1:50 PM 0 Read More...

When do Spotted Mandarins Get Their Spots?

Matthew L. Wittenrich provides an update on his successful captive-breeding of the Spotted Mandarin, Synchiropus picturatus.

15 Aug 11:02 AM 3 Read More...