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Catching Maroon Clown fish larvae

My maroon clown fish pair recently began to spawn again.  Unfortunately for me they are spawning on the glass which makes the collection more difficult.  I used to use the bowl method where you would use a flashlight to attract the larvae then scoop them out with a bowl.  It was time consuming and you will kill some larvae in the process.  I have seen some commercially available products called larvae collectors but read about a guy selling a DIY one.  I picked one up off of the marine breeding initiative site.  The way it works is that it is...

Raising Clownfish at Home

Over the last 10 years there has been a ton of advancement in the saltwater aquarium hobby.  Breeding and raising clownfish has become increasing popular among saltwater aquarium hobbyists.  It can be fun and quite rewarding but it takes a lot of work and dedication to do it.  This article is a quick overview on the process to clownfish. The basic stages in the raising process are spawning, hatching, larvae and grow out.  Through this site there will be more detailed information about each step for different species of clownfish.  The basics of each stage is listed below Read the article →