Tag Archives: aquacultured

Black Snowflake Update

Black Snow

Since we first introduced the ORA Black Snowflake in the  fall of 2011  we have focused our efforts on increasing production   As a result, ORA  Black Snowflakes are now being offered in two grades similar to our Snowflake varieties; Regular and Premium.  Each regular grade Black Snowflake possesses unique patterns of white atop a black […]

Coming Soon – Randall’s Assessors from ORA

It is rare to find an entire genera of reef fishes extremely well-suited to live in an aquarium, but Devilfish (Assessor spp.) make great aquarium residents for several reasons.  Their maximum length of 3 to 4” makes them suitable for most sizes of aquariums.  They aren’t overly aggressive with other species or conspecifics and can […]

Hybrid Cleaner Gobies Are Back

Hybrid Goby

Many years ago, ORA’s marine biologists wondered what would happen if they crossed two of ORA’s most popular Goby species: the Yellowline goby (Elacatinus figaro) and Neon goby (E. oceanops).  You can see from the photo that the results were spectacular.  These hybrids have a stripe coloration that starts off as a yellow hue near the head and transitions like […]