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Saltwater Fish

Purchase captive bred saltwater fish from Pacific East Aquaculture. These tank-raised saltwater fish are hatchery reared and do not carry any diseases or parasites. Additionally, they are naturally acclimated to aquarium life and are easier to care for than wild-caught fish. Saltwater aquarium fish that are free of parasites and eat all types of food.

At our online store, we offer a wide selection of captive bred saltwater fish for sale, including popular species like clownfish. You will not find a larger selection of designer clownfish pairs than you will find at Pacific East Aquaculture. So why wait? Browse our selection of saltwater fish available for purchase online now.

Elevate Your Reef Aquarium With Tank-Raised Saltwater Fish

The saltwater fish we aquarists use to add diversity, life and movement to our reef aquariums have come from less-than-ideal means for years. It's disheartening to know that even today, cyanide fishing, which is both illegal and incredibly harmful to coral reefs, continues in various parts of the world. Thankfully, there is a better option available. At Pacific East Aquaculture, we take immense pride in exclusively offering captive-bred and tank-raised saltwater fish to our customers. By purchasing saltwater fish online from us, you can actively protect our world's coral reef ecosystems and make your tank better in the process.

What sets our tank-raised and captive-bred saltwater fish apart is not just their ethical sourcing, but also their unparalleled beauty and uniqueness. Each saltwater fish in our stock has been bred and raised in our trusted hatcheries, ensuring optimal health and well-being. When you bring these high-quality additions to your reef aquarium, you'll be amazed at the vibrant colors and striking varieties often unseen in the wild. Whether you're fascinated by the many colorations of Clownfish or intrigued by the charm of Dottybacks, Blennies, Gobies and countless others, we offer an extensive selection of captivating captive-bred saltwater fish.

The Benefits of Captive-Bred Saltwater Fish

When choosing between captive-bred and tank-raised saltwater fish, or their wild-collected counterparts, the benefits are truly immeasurable. Not only do these specially bred fish enhance the overall health of your tank, but they also offer a myriad of advantages that make them a superior choice.

Tank-Raised Saltwater Fish Are Acclimated to Aquarium Life

At Pacific East Aquaculture, we take pride in providing our customers with a selection of saltwater fish perfectly adapted to aquarium life, ensuring a harmonious and thriving environment for your aquatic companions.

One of the notable advantages of captive-bred and tank-raised saltwater fish is their willingness to consume prepared foods. Tank-raised and captive-bred saltwater fish are accustomed to traditional reef aquarium foods, eliminating concerns about adapting to artificial diets. This flexibility in their diet ensures that maintaining their nutritional needs is hassle-free, allowing you to provide them with a well-rounded and balanced diet.

Captive-Bred & Tank-Raised Saltwater Fish Contribute to the Health of Your Tank

By choosing captive-bred and tank-raised saltwater fish, you actively contribute to preserving delicate ecosystems. These sustainable practices alleviate the collection pressure on wild populations, reducing stress on natural habitats. As a result, marine ecosystems can thrive without being excessively depleted for ornamental fish.

In addition to their ecological benefits, captive-bred and tank-raised saltwater fish are often regarded as the best livestock available. They are well-suited to interacting with humans, making them more comfortable in their new home and providing endless enjoyment for aquarium enthusiasts. With their adaptability and reduced aggression levels, these fish are easier to keep, creating a more peaceful and harmonious environment for all your tank's inhabitants.

Captive-Bred Saltwater Fish Are Healthier

Tank-raised and captive-bred saltwater fish are raised in controlled environments significantly reducing the likelihood of them harboring diseases, ensuring the overall health of your tank remains intact. Furthermore, they're typically younger than their wild-collected counterparts, so they have a longer lifespan ahead of them in your tank. This translates to almost zero losses, minimizing the chances of experiencing any disappointment due to dead-on-arrival (DOA) or long-term mortality issues.

Frequently Asked Questions About Captive-Bred Saltwater Fish for Sale at Pacific East Aquaculture

If you have any questions or want to learn more information about the tank-raised and captive-bred saltwater fish for sale at our facility, check out the answers to our most frequently asked questions below.

What's the Difference Between Captive-Bred & Tank-Raised Saltwater Fish?

Tank-raised saltwater fish are bred and raised in controlled environments, such as aquariums or fish farms, while captive-bred saltwater fish are born and raised in captivity from parent fish.

Can Tank-Raised & Captive-Bred Saltwater Fish Reproduce in My Aquarium?

While tank-raised and captive-bred saltwater fish can reproduce, it is unlikely to occur in a home aquarium setting. Breeding typically requires specialized conditions and careful monitoring.

Why Are Captive-Bred & Tank-Raised Saltwater Fish More Expensive Than Wild-Caught Saltwater Fish?

Initially, captive-bred and tank-raised saltwater fish may have a slightly higher price tag due to the efforts involved in their breeding and rearing. However, considering their higher survival rate, lower disease risk and the long-term benefits they bring to your aquarium, they can be a cost-effective choice in the long run.

Shop Tank-Raised & Captive-Bred Saltwater Fish Online at Pacific East Aquaculture

Pacific East Aquaculture is committed to continuously expanding our variety of captive-bred and tank-raised saltwater fish. Our facility receives weekly shipments, guaranteeing a fresh and diverse stock of fish to choose from. It's an ever-growing collection that ensures you'll always find something exciting and new for your aquarium. Like our WYSIWYG coral frags, the saltwater fish you see on our website are the exact specimens you'll receive. So, why wait? Take a moment to explore our entire range of tank-raised and captive-bred saltwater fish online today. By making a conscious choice, you can support sustainable practices and play a part in preserving the remarkable beauty of our coral reef ecosystems.