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Old 03-07-2014, 10:31 AM   #11
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I'm not sure you can breed a Picasso percula with an ocellaris clownfish. Different species.
You can breed percs with ocellaris hence mocha clowns. However it is quite difficult
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Old 03-07-2014, 11:52 AM   #13
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Why don't you just buck up and purchase a breeding pair of whatever you want and start breeding? They are available.
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I have been looking for that but I can't find a reliable source to purchase from could you help me?
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Look on local forums. I see them for sale all the time.
On this page they offer some black percs as a mated pair-
Saltwater Fish /Saltwater Aquarium Clown Fish
these guys seem to have a good selection-
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And then there's always the mighty Ebay..
Clownfish Pair: Live Fish | eBay
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Ok thanks for the help
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Are there any other fish that are easy to breed saltwater wise?
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Old 03-08-2014, 05:30 PM   #18
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You can breed percs with ocellaris hence mocha clowns. However it is quite difficult

The mocha is a cross between 2 occ clowns (a b/w and a o/w). That being said, cross breeding certain animals is possible (eg mule), and with the clowns it is possible but difficult. The offspring will almost always be sterile as well.
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The mocha is a cross between 2 occ clowns (a b/w and a o/w). That being said, cross breeding certain animals is possible (eg mule), and with the clowns it is possible but difficult. The offspring will almost always be sterile as well.
Oh you're right I got confused lol. Not all hybrids are sterile, actually a good number aren't.
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So besides clownfish are there any other fish that are easy to breed?
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