Can you guess what this fish is? We are really excited about our newest fish and thought we might give you a chance to guess what it is before we “let the fish out of the bag.” The first person who correctly guesses both the genus and species will win two of them. The contest […]
The Jaguar goby is a relative newcomer to the hobby. We first saw these fish a little more than three years ago when we received a small group of them. We didn’t know much about them at the time but the invoice listed them as Astrabe sp. from Japan. The Jaguars thrived in our systems […]
Attention ORA dealers!! We have a small batch of 100% Aquacultured Yellowstriped Cardinals available this week. Be sure to call the sales office today so you don’t miss out! Read more about them on the species profile page.
Here at ORA we take pride in our successes with raising novel species. There are many species of fishes which, for one reason or another, are uncommon in the marine ornamental trade. Sometimes a fish’s scarcity is justified (large maximum size, feeding and temperature requirements, cryptic nature, collection areas off limits, etc.) and other times […]
Our White Bonnet (Amphiprion leucokranos) Clownfish pair has recently resumed their spawning activity. Check out the video to see them in action and don’t forget to select 1080p for the best viewing experience. If you missed the unbelievable story of this pair’s journey to ORA be sure to read our original Lost and Found blog […]
Last September we released a special designer variety of the Goldstripe Maroon clownfish called the Goldflake Maroon. These rare but popular specimens exhibit extra barring and dots. When we increased our efforts to produce more of these prized fish something unique popped up in our larval tanks – solid white colored clownfish, closely resembling the […]
ORA biologists have developed some interesting hybrid fish over the years and today we have another great one, the Blood Orange Clownfish. This striking fish is the offspring of a female Maroon Clown (Premnas biaculeatus) and Ocellaris Clown (Amphiprion ocellaris). Our part of the story began in 2012 when our good friend Larry Lau from […]