Part 1 of 2. What’s black, white and orange and looks “funny” driving down the highway? ORA’s new Clownmobile.
Three years ago Brian from Ocean Gallery II in New Jersey imported a beautiful pair of young clownfish from the Solomon Islands. Upon arrival there was some uncertainty about their identity. It was unclear if they were Amphiprion leucokranos or Amphiprion thiellei but as they grew older it became apparent that they were in fact […]
ORA has added another species to its list of captive bred Marine Ornamentals, McCulloch’s Clownfish (Amphiprion mccullochi). This success story is a little different from others we have shared in the past. This time we didn’t actually breed the fish but we did raise the larvae.
We have just completed a few small changes to the site. – All of our product pages now have navigation tabs above the image to the right of the title. These tabs will allow you to scroll through the products in a given category without having to repeatedly use the back button. – Social Media […]
ORA is proud to offer a new soft coral from our collection, Grube’s Gorgonian (Pinnigorgia flava). Grube’s (pronounced Grooba’s) Gorgonian is a graceful, thin-branched octocoral that can be described as tan to pink in color with similarly colored polyps. We obtained this coral from Julian Sprung and we’ve been impressed by its hardiness and rapid growth. […]
While looking through our photo archives we realized that we had a pretty cool series of photos that showed the growth progression of one of the biggest corals in our greenhouse. We got our first piece of this iconic coral in May of 2006 and our first photos are dated in September of that year. In the […]
*** UPDATE *** Available now! Check out the ORA Black Snowflake product page for more pictures. Have you ever wondered what would happen if you were to breed a Black Ocellaris and a Snowflake Ocellaris together? We did and we wound up producing what became known as the Black Ice Snowflake. Our goal in crossing […]
Kelly Green Psammocora from ORA is an intense green branching coral from the Psammocora genus. These corals are sometimes referred to as sandpaper corals because of the fine grainy appearance they have when their polyps are not extended. When its polyps are fully extended Kelly Green Psammocora has a rich velvety look. This is one […]
We are excited to announce that as of June 30, 2011, Oceans, Reefs & Aquariums (ORA) and its affiliate Marshall Islands Mariculture Farm (MIMF) are under new ownership. The brand and operations you have come to respect and trust are not changing. In fact, we are committed to continuing ORA’s mission to research and produce, […]