The Lightning Project

The ongoing saga of the PNG Lightning Maroon Clownfish breeding project.

Browsing Posts published in July, 2011

For a second time, the PNG Lightning Maroon Clown Fish has graced the pages of CORAL magazine.  Admittedly, with what’s happened in the last 2 weeks, the article seems a bit outdated…but how could we have known where we’d be 2 months ago?! I got my copy about a week ago – arguably I’m even […]

I took some time on Wednesday, July 27th, 2011, and Thursday (the 28th) to shoot these two videos that better show the behavior of this pair during daylight hours.  The first, from the 27th, was towards late evening when I find these fish rather retiring and shy – I had to use Nutramar Ova to […]

That’s right.  Officially put all those impatient and uninformed critics out of business.  It was fun pointing out how you were wrong – a great distraction while I patiently, and methodically, worked to do this RIGHT, which is very different from simply doing it “FAST”. Of course, it did take a leap of faith.  Here’s […]

So it’s been a busy few weeks.  I mentioned back on June 25th that I thought I had found success pairing up the White Stripe Maroons, but it was preliminary and I didn’t want to get hopes up. A trip to the Florida Keys prevented me from sharing this first update, which is video I […]