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OFI Journal - official supporting organization of Aquarama

  • Captive-bred versus wild-caught fish

  • Breeding tropicals in the desert

  • Coral, plant and BCF propagation

Breeding tropical fish in Israel: challenges and solutions – the Phoenix Farm model

(Rachel Antignus, Co-proprietor (along with husband, Amir) of Phoenix Farm)

The raising and breeding of ornamental fish in Israel is a relatively young agricultural industry, having started approximately 40 years ago. According to Israeli veterinary services data, there are approximately 28 ornamental fish farms operating in the country, culturing coldwater and tropical species.


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