The Lightning Project

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

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< Back to Catalog Status – arrived alive on East Coast (update – Sea & Reef Aquaculture), 9/24/2013, SOLD AT AUCTION – winning bid was $1525.00 Type – Premnas biaculeatus “MW PNG Lightning” F1 Parents – P. biaculeatus “PNG White Stripe” F0 (male) X P. biaculeatus “PNG Lightning” F0 (female) ID – LM12 Hatch Date – June 29th, 2012 Images – Shot 6/17/2013 Photos shot 9/9/2013 Remarks: This […]

I had to sit on this news since last month as this was an exclusive for CORAL Magazine; now that the magazine is out I can shout it out – Sea & Reef Aquaculture has succeeded in producing a second generation of Lightning Maroon Clownfish by using LM12 (an F1 from my pair here) with […]

So this evening I pulled spawn #12 for hatching, but I’m changing things up.  I keep trying the same old thing and get the same old crappy results.  So… #1.  I disinfected the spawn for 15 minutes with H202.  In a nutshell, I pulled the tank water and the tile, placed them in a large […]

Blue Zoo Aquatics has listed the next 8 offspring from the Lightning Maroon Clownfish, dubbed the “Amazing 8”. The auction is live on eBay at this time – you can view all the auctions quickly via Blue Zoo Aquatics’ eBay items listing. The first auction started Saturday night, 9/14/2013, with LM7.  As of this evening, […]

As of 2:35 AM, Friday, June 21st, 2013, all 30 fish initially planned for release have been posted here on this website for your review and consideration.  Please review the Lightning Maroon Clownfish Offspring Inventory to see all 30 fish. The motivations behind this monumental task (it took me in the neighborhood of 20 hours […]

– UPDATE – as of 2016, this page more less functions as an archive representing all the initially released Lightning Maroon Clownfish and siblings sold through auction at Blue Zoo Aquatics, or held back as genetic reserves with partners here and abroad.  These represented the foundation generation, although not every fish was brought into spawning, […]