Sea And Reef Releases Longfin Snow Storm Clownfish for the First Time

Sea and Reef has just released the 11th designer longfin clownfish.  The new fish is a longfin version of the very popular Snow Storm Clownfish. As Manny aquarists know, longfin clownfish are not new to the hobby, but Sea & Reef’s new Longfin Clownfish have a much different look to them. Their longfin clownfish have long flowing fins with a rounded, more even outlines. This sets them apart from the typical longfin strain that display jagged, stiff fins with uneven edges often observed from other clownfish breeders. The reason for the different look of Sea & Reef’s longfin clownfish is due to different genetics. It was bound to happen that the Storm Clownfish gene and the Longfin gene were to meet at some point. Marine Biologist, Soren

Shooting Chromis viridis part 2

In yesterday’s post I showed some coral heads full of mainly juvenile Chromis viridis, and I mentioned how hard they were to shoot.  In this series of images I was lucky enough to have a macro lens fitted to my camera and I was able to observe some interesting...

Top 7 Tips on Designing The Ideal Frag Tank

In this video I go over some tips on frag system design that I picked up over the years coral farming at Tidal Gardens. Hopefully these tips are helpful regardless of what stage you are in propagating corals whether it is a small frag tank or a full blown commercial facility. #tidalgardens #coral #reeftank Photo/Video: Canon C200 Canon 5Ds R - Canon 100mm Macro - Canon 100mm IS Macro L - Canon EF MP-E 65mm f/2.8 macro - Camera Stabilization: Freefly Movi Phone Stabilizer - Freefly Movi Pro Stabilizer - Edelkrone SliderONE - Edelkrone HeadONE - Audio: Shure SM7B - Sennheiser 416 - Sennheiser AVX Lavalier - Focusrite Scarlet 18i8 - Cloudlifter CL-1 - Copyright Information: This video was shot and edited by Tidal Gardens. Tidal Gardens owns all intellectual property rights to this content. 0:00 Introduction 00:32 Eurobraces 2:20 Tank Height 4:03 Lighting Height 6:16 Fish Choices 7:19 Tank Material 10:37 Single vs Multi Level 12:43 Crop Rotation 15:13 Conclusion & Credits

Check Out the New Longfin Midnight Lightning Clownfish from Sea & Reef

By selective breeding, Sea and Reef has managed to add the longfin gene to their popular Midnight Lightning Clownfish. This is good news for those that are into designer clownfish and it brings the total up to eight longfin strains for the Sea & Reef team. The Midnight Longfin clownfish is a black and white fish with a jagged head stripe and a lightning bolt pattern between the first and the second dorsal fin. The patterns can vary from one fish to another but the majority of the offspring possess the aforementioned color pattern. Early juvenile fish start out more brown than black. As the fish ages and they grow larger, the brownish color darkens to a nice midnight black coloration that contrasts nicely with the “white
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