ORA’s team of biologists have been spawning and rearing Amphiprion rubrocinctus for approximately 15 years. Or at least we thought. . .
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Maroon Clownfish, Premnas biaculeatus, are most commonly encountered in two varieties – the Gold Stripe and the White Stripe. ORA has been breeding Maroon clowns for 16 years and during that time most of our efforts have focused on Gold Stripe Maroons from Sumatra because they are considered to be the most attractive and desirable […]
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.
*** 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 […]
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.
On very rare occassions, our Clarkii Broodstock will produce a small batch of what we call Pearl-Eye Clarkiis. These exquisite fish have Pearly-Blue eye spots that may cover either a portion or all of the superior area of the iris. Even fewer of these beauties show extra markings of white around their head bar.