captive bred

  1. Waterbox Aquariums

    Life + Growth Cycles in Aquaculture: Adding NEW ORA® Fish to the PENINSULA 4820

    Hello, R2R! We invite you to come check out our newest mini series, featuring our friends at ORA. In this episode, we will be taking a look at how these fish are captive-bred and raised, from egg to your aquarium! Now that we have transferred the contents of the original ORA® Build into...
  2. D

    Captive Bread Algae Eaters?

    Hi! I'm looking for recommendations for captive bread algae eating saltwater fish (and ideally also recommendations of where to find them in Europe). From what I've seen it is possible to find captive bred: - Yellow Tangs - Angelfish - Rainford's Goby (although I've seen debate about whether...
  3. Biota_Marine

    Livestock Captive Bred Labyrinth Angelfish, GoldFlake Angelfish, Colin's Angelfish, Australian Flathead Perch, Marine Bettas

    We Have a MASSIVE update on the website for y'all this week. I've added all of the following species captive-bred as always: Colin's Angelfish (Centropyge colini) Goldflake Angelfish (Apoloemichthys xanthopunctatus) Labyrinth Angelfish (Chaetodontoplus cephalareticulatus x Chaetodontoplus sp.)...
  4. TheDuude

    Yellow tang Poo or Parasites?

    I have just over a year old CB Biota tang I purchased from Live Aquaria. He has always had slight HLLE. I feed frozen food soaked in selcon and plenty of Nori. HLLE has not healed but is not getting worse as he ages. Trying to do everything I can to make sure he is healthy as possible. Noticing...
  5. Biota_Marine

    Livestock Captive-Bred Yellow Tangs Available

    Hey Y'all, After months of hard work we finally have some yellows to put up on the site! These guys are all around 1.25"-1.5" in sizing and taking on tons of pellets, frozen food, nori, and fresh ulva. I had a limited amount to put up on the site...
  6. Biota_Marine

    Livestock Brand New captive-bred Hybrid Angelfish and Captive-bred Comets

    Alright y'all, We have some crazy angelfish in stock right now. The newest addition to our availability is the Nebula Angelfish or the Xanthotis X Griffis Angelfish Hybrid. These came in looking amazing and no two look the same. These are some of the rarest angelfish in the world since their...
  7. Biota_Marine

    Livestock New Species Alert! 3 new additions

    I just added two brand new species to our site and an old favorite! First we have the lyretail damselfish, these are actually very cool damsels that like to school in the mid level of the reef tank. The black and yellow pattern really stands out in a reef tank so much so that I put a school of...
  8. Biota_Marine

    Livestock New Hybrid Angelfish and Captive-bred Colin's Angelfish

    Hey y'all, I just updated the site with 2 new offerings: The captive-bred Colin's Angelfish is rarely found in the hobby but is a nice bright yellow and blue angel. I only have 2 of these available so they'll go fast! https://shop.thebiotagroup.com/products/colins-angelfish I also have a...
  9. Biota_Marine

    Livestock Got Aiptasia? Check out our Aiptasia eating filefish chowing down!

    Hey Y'all We know hobbyists want Matted filefish that eat already Aiptasia, so we feed our matted filefish aiptasia and hydroids weekly so they can recognize them in your tanks. Check out the GoPro video below. If you have a huge Aiptasia problem I recommend a few of these guys with our...
  10. Biota_Marine

    Livestock Massive Website update WYSIWYG Crocea clams, Captive-bred Goldflake angelfish, Captive-bred majestic angelfish, captive-bred binnate batfish!

    Hey y'all, I just did a massive update on our website where I added 100 WYSIWYG Crocea clams. Each one of these is incredibly cool and unique from each other. In my opinion crocea clams are the second easiest clams to house in home aquaria right next to derasa clams. Put them in medium to high...
  11. WirelessMike

    Where to get captive bred livestock

    Hey fellow reefers. I’ve been looking to expand the livestock in my tank a bit and wanted to see different suggestions for places to source captive bred fish? My last purchase was a Coral Beauty from Biota. I am a huge fan of Biota and have nothing but good things to say about the experience...
  12. squidsreef

    Hello Hello from a new reefer in Southeast PA!

    Hi everyone! I'm a new reef tank owner living in Southeastern Pennsylvania. After years of daydreaming and months of planning, I've recently purchased a Waterbox Marine X 90.3 tank (~60g display with 26g sump) along with what seemed like a truckload of equipment for an essentially first-time...
  13. Biota_Marine

    Another Species success- Can you guess which one?

    Hey R2R, We're happy to announce we've had another breakthrough on a brand new species. Before we officially announce it let's get some guesses from the R2R community! Check out the first two photos below:
  14. Biota_Marine

    What is your dream captive-bred fish?

    So here at Biota we've had success in every major family of marine ornamental fishes and I was wondering what species you want to see captive-bred next? Maybe we can make that dream a reality! For attention, below is a video of our first ever captive-bred red coris wrasse at 49dph which was a...
  15. THEBOOM1011

    Deciding on Fish

    Hi, I have a 75 Gallon Long Tank with 2 Ocellaris Clownfish, a Starry Blenny, a Chalk Bass, 3 Nassarius Snails, and a Blue Hermit. My sandbed depth is not consistent but the depth is 1-5 inches, on average its about 3 inches. My reef tank currently is very peaceful the clownfish do not pay any...
  16. Biota_Marine

    Livestock Captive-Bred Biota Mandarins

    Everyone knows us for our captive-bred mandarins and for great reason! Our mandarins are fed a diet of pellet and frozen foods so when they get into your tank they're already acclimated and ready to thrive. Check out this video of a group of them chowing down on some TDO B2 and PE hatchery...
  17. Biota_Marine

    Livestock Captive- Bred Gold Flake Angelfish $600

    I only have only two of these captive-bred goldflake angelfish in stock! The gold flake is a beautiful angelfish that does well in mixed reefs and is among some of the better options to be reef safe for angelfish. They're great to add at this 2.5-3" sizing so they can grow into your tank and...
  18. AquaNerd

    The Gold Lightning Maroon, new captive bred fish from Sea & Reef

    Sea & Reef has been busy releasing new varieties of captive bred fish over the last 3 weeks and today they announced a third captive bred variety in as many weeks. The new release is called the Gold Lightning Maroon clownfish. We learned from Sea & Reef that the Gold Lightning Maroon Clownfish...
  19. bluprntguy

    Nano Build bluprntguy's nano

    I figured it was time to get a build thread up here on R2R so that everyone would have a better idea of what I'm about. I'm a member of bareefers (our local reef club in San Francisco), so there's one there as well (link here). I had a 20 gallon ADA nano tank in this same location about 5 years...
  20. B

    Ohio WTB a few different fish and inverts.

    I am currently looking for a few different fish to add to my collection. I'm rather particular about patterns with clownfish so if you have any WYSIWYG that would be awesome to see photos. I'm hoping to find a bonded pair of MochaVinci Clownfish Grade B x Davinci Clownfish Grade B. If someone...
  21. Tony Thompson

    Captive Bred Goldflake and Majestic Angels.

    The Latest additions to my Captive Bred Marine collection, settling in the grow out tank. Goldflake Angel (Apolemichthys xanthopunctatus) and Majestic Angel (Pomacanthus navarchus) Both from Bali Aquarich, supplied by De Jong Marinelife. The marking on the Goldflake reminds me of a little...
  22. Struggler

    Female or Male Mandarin first?

    Hello, I plan on ordering some captive bred blue mandarins, but I only want to add one at a time so the pod population won't be wiped out, but I ultimately want a pair. Would it be better for me to get a male first or a female first? Does it matter? Thanks!
  23. Tony Thompson

    Availability of Captive Bred Marine Fish and Cultured Corals in the UK.

    Some time ago I made the decision to try and source all my livestock from Captive Bred Fish Stock and Cultured Corals. My choice in no way condemns or condones any other sustainable and ethical choices. It is simply my own choice. Due to my experiences and sometimes, seemingly uphill struggle...
  24. Tony Thompson

    New to R2R

    Hi my name is Tony Thompson and I live in the North East of England. I have been keeping Aquariums on and off for some 30 years. A large part of that time was spent breeding and keeping Lake Tanganyika Chiclids. Over the last 3 years I have turned my attention to keep Marine Aquariums. After...
  25. AquaNerd

    Another aquacultured species for the aquarium hobby.

    http://aquanerd.com/2017/09/quality-marine-receives-aquacultured-bluestripe-pipefish-doryrhamphus-excisus.html
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