My Account
  
Resources
  
 
See Saltwaterfish.com Reviews at Bizrate.com

SaltWaterFish.com is an Upfront Merchant on TheFind. Click for info.
  
ORA Premium Picasso Percula Clownfish - Aquacultured
Amphiprion percula
 
 
 
 
Price Elsewhere: $269.99
Saltwaterfish: $235.99
Sale Price: $154.99
Savings: $115.00
Quantity
 
On All Marine Life
Orders Over $199.99
And $99.99 In Florida
Tank Stats
Size: 1-2 inches
Care Level: Easy
Temperament: Docile
Reef Safe:
Diet: Pellet, Flake, Brine
Origin: Aquacultured by ORA
Acclimation Time: 3+ hours
Coral Safe: Yes
Invertebrate Safe: Yes
Minimum Tank Size: 10 gallons
  
  

ORA Premium Picassos are an extremely rare and highly sought after variant of the Percula Clownfish. The Picasso variant occurs naturally in the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea however it is exceptionally rare. ORA's strain of Picassos originated in 2004 from a single wild male from the Solomon Islands, which we paired with a typical Onyx female. In subsequent years we have added additional wild collected Picassos into our breeding program. Most Picasso clowns in the industry can be traced back to ORA’s breeding program. Premium Picassos are specimens of superior quality that are hand-selected for their uniqueness. These astounding fish exhibit even greater white coverage than our regular Picassos. Our experienced graders look for premium features such as extra stripes or markings on the face and head that have been recognized as desirable patterns. They always consider the oddness and rarity of the striping, making each fish a unique specimen. Only an extremely small percentage of offspring qualify as ORA Premium Picassos. As with our regular Picassos, ORA Premium Picassos reach a seller size of 1.5 inches at approximately 7 - 8 months of age. These juveniles have yet to develop the characteristic black in the mid-body. The black pigment will develop as the fish ages until maturity. We were hoping that our Picasso broodstock would produce thousands of Picasso offspring every year, however only a small percentage of fish from each Picasso spawn qualify to become Picassos or Premium Picassos. The majority of Picasso offspring look like ordinary Perculas.

Recommendations
ORA Birds Nest - Pink
$47.99
Cerith Snail - Group o...
$29.85
Proaquatix Blacker Ice...
$72.99
Pink Square Anthias - ...
$26.99
Sun Coral - Orange
$41.99
Orbiculate Batfish - L...
$99.99
Proaquatix Flurry Clow...
$135.99
ORA True Percula Clown...
$24.99