Oval Chromis Larval Rearing

Damselfishes are mostly small (2” to 4” long), brightly colored and highly territorial coral reef fishes comprising 19 genera/200 species. They occupy a variety of important ecological roles as territorial “algae farmers”, detritivores, grazers, schooling planktivores, prey for reef piscivores,…

Hawaiian Dascyllus Larval Rearing

The Dascyllus genus comprises ten, deep bodied and mostly pale colored (D. auripinnis is colorful) damselfish species limited in distribution to the Indo-Pacific. Members of this genus generally form schools of up to a few dozen individuals over coral heads…

Hawaiian Sergeant Larval Rearing

The Hawaiian Sergeant (Abudefduf abdominalis) is a large, colorful damselfish, endemic to the Islands of Hawaii. A. abdominalis was reared from collected eggs removed from nests in waters off the west side of Oahu in August, 2012. A. abdominalis eggs…

Clownfish Breeding

Clownfishes (Amphiprion sp.) are popular additions to any marine aquarium and the most commonly farmed marine ornamentals in the world. If you’re interested in learning to breed marine aquarium fish this is the group to start with. Pairs can be obtained and spawned…