Once in a lifetime a fish comes along that changes everything…… Some people wont see our passion about these fish and some people wont care about a fish raised in captivity. But those people don’t see the future in the eyes of this Pacific Blue Tang that is swimming around in my tank. I look… Continue reading Tango the Tang: One of the first Captive Bred Pacific Blue Tangs
“Aquaculture is the future” A streak of orange and purple catch your eye as you walk down the aisle at your local fish store. You turn to the tank and see nothing, when you start walking again you see the streak fly back to the other side. Now you stop and look knowing for sure… Continue reading The Absolutely Amazing Coral Beauty Angelfish
If we keep taking these popular fish out of the ocean for our own aquariums then someday there wont be any left.
At Colchester Pet we are big into captive bred (aquacultured) fish. Most people dont know that a lot of the amazing saltwater fish they see are still taken right from the ocean. Luckily Biologists are hard at work to breed more and more of these fish in captivity. Here is just a sample of the… Continue reading Captive Bred Fish