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    LiveAquaria Doesn’t Hesitate with Mccullochi Clownfish Rearing

    LiveAquaria didn’t waste anytime in preparing to rear the extremely rare Mcculloch’s Clownfish, after having the species spawn for the first time in the U.S.. We shared the initial Amphiprion mccullochi spawning nearly two weeks ago. Now full breeding attempts are underway for hopefully the second individual to ever breed this species in captivity. The entire […]

    LiveAquaria didn’t waste anytime in preparing to rear the extremely rare Mcculloch’s Clownfish, after having the species spawn for the first time in the U.S.. We shared the initial Amphiprion mccullochi spawning nearly two weeks ago. Now full breeding attempts are underway for hopefully the second individual to ever breed this species in captivity. The entire process and story is being carefully documented by Kevin Kohen and the LA staff, to share with curious reefers around the world– See photos of the kreisel set up & the egg and larvae development here.

    Amphiprion Mccullochi

    2 Comments

    1. Nicholas Sadaka
      June 16, 2009 at 10:35 AM | Permalink

      That’s just really fantastic and kudos to Kevin for sharing his information and not being greedy with it which can sometimes be the case with breeders. He really seems to be right in the middle of all the action at Live Aquaria and I really, really applaud his efforts! Great job Kevin…thanks for sharing that Eric.

    2. June 16, 2009 at 11:20 AM | Permalink

      I agree, Nicholas. I hope all goes well with the effort. A rare chance to get a fish has now turned (for the better!) into a fantastic opportunity that can hopefully allow the hobby to leave the rest of the McCulloch’s in the ocean…!

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