Posts Tagged ‘captive bred first’

Captive-Bred Elegance Coral Breakthrough

Once considered among the most-challenging—or even impossible—candidates for captive aquaculture, the large-polyp Elegance Coral, Catalaphyllia jardinei, has become ever more scarce in the aquarium trade as imports from the wild have dwindled in recent years. Now a team led by Dr. Jamie Craggs has cracked the reproductive code of this prized stony coral in their labs in the United Kingdom.

08 Sep 2:01 AM 2 Read More...

Biota Launches New Captive-Bred Cosmic Goby

Biota’s new captive-bred Cosmic Gobies (Eviota lachdeberei) are tiny, reef safe, and peaceful, making them the perfect reef citizens, and they even get along well with other nano goby species.

02 Feb 6:42 PM 0 Read More...

Poma Labs Breeds Holacanthus africanus

The African Angelfish, Holacanthus africanus, endemic to the tropical waters of the eastern Atlantic Ocean, is the latest ornamental marine fish to be successfully aquacultured for the first time; another captive-bred first for Florida-based Poma Labs!

29 Oct 9:54 PM 2 Read More...

Australian Scientists at Monsoon Aquatics Breed Scolys!

What’s better than finding an amazing master Scoly? Successfully spawning one! Scientists working at Monsoon Aquatics in the the Bundaberg, Australia facility have successfully produced captive-bred Homophyllia australis!

18 Oct 11:28 PM 2 Read More...

U.K. Scientists Spawn and Settle Scolys!

Still known to many aquarium hobbyists simply as Scolies or Scolys due to their former placement in the genus Scolymia, the captive-breeding of this highly-prized large polyp stony coral from Australia was once simply a daydream. It’s time to wake up and face a new reality with the first successful captive propagation of Homophyllia australis.

17 Oct 10:42 PM 2 Read More...