In the fall of 2009, while sorting through a tank of young Ocellaris clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris), several unusual fish were discovered by one of our hatchery technicians.
Last spring Charlie Mazel from NightSea came to visit ORA and he brought his specialty camera equipment with him. NightSea specializes in viewing and photography equipment that reveals the hidden dimension of fluorescence in corals and other subjects. Charlie’s camera setup had a special excitation filter for the external flash that converted it from a source of white […]
The 2011 Global Pet Expo was an incredible success! Heading into the show we were a bit nervous about the new mid-week schedule but it worked out great and it seems like the Retailers we spoke with felt the same way. Like always, our booth was stacked with a huge variety of ORA fish, corals […]
It’s not often that we get the opportunity to raise a new invertebrate species but this one just fell into our lap. The Variegated Sea Urchin (Lytechinus variegates) is the 85th species that we have added to our ever expanding list of captive breeding accomplishments. Yes, you read that right, we really have raised 85 different […]