He successfully developed a sea horse (Hippocampus spp) and nemo fish (Amphiprion sp) in bulk. Sea horses have developed two types, namely Hippocampus kuda and Hippocampus comes. Year 2008, the total seed produced sea horse tails, and 30,000 seeds nemo fish around 10,000 head.
He then experiment with a pair of fish nemo basic color orange color with a bright line of black and white decorated siluet (Amphiprion ocellaris). Fish taken from waters of the Bay of Lampung, Lampung Province. Beginning of the experiment did not succeed. Nemo pair is even dead.
Kadek buy again for the hundreds of fish nemo dikembangbiakkan. He also explore the concept of "home made" the perfect replacement for the nest coral reefs and the reef fish that lay eggs. The process of testing this caused hundreds of dead fish nemo. He then uses anemon sea to the nemo nest parent and create a pipe used as a modified residential nemo seed.
"This is tersulit find a place to live, nest, lay eggs and fish. If the tercemar and damaged coral reefs, fish populations in natural easily threatened, "said Kadek, who works as a researcher at the Center for Development of Cultivation Sea (BBPBL) Lampung.
Almost concurrently with the cultivation of nemo, he also innovate memijahkan which the sea horses are rare animals. Sea horse pemijahan results that have relatively fast growth period so that maintenance takes only 6-7 days to be ready to harvest size in the top 10 cm. Pemijahan horse sea in Indonesia have dirintis the 1990s by researchers BBPBL Lampung, Sudaryanto.
As researchers, Kadek not want half. He is also seeking the right formula feed for horses and nemo sea through the provision of the type of feed is adjusted to the age of the species. Nemo the fish to feed on natural food mengonsumsi can be made pelet after measuring 3 cm.
Pengembangbiakan nemo fish and sea horse reap results in 2008. Nemo fish are the offspring of the second generation, while the fourth generation of sea horses. Sea horse, which is the primary drug of its production to reach 14,000 head, including marketed to Japan and Germany.
The seed of cultivation also has better resistance rather natural and can catch adapt to artificial feed, environmental changes, and salinity. In addition menekuni nemo fish and sea horses, Kadek with the research team also developed BBPBL Lampung cultivation Kerapu duck (Cromileptes altivelis) and seaweed.
Graduate of the Faculty of Biology University of Satya Wacana, Salatiga, this sure is a sea fishery wealth of potential biological dibudidayakan. For researchers who are also civil servants (PNS), Kadek aware of research during this applied less to apply the community.
Furthermore he criticize fish farming in the country charming is not yet developed, because attitudes tend to researchers who are reluctant to work harder to promote and reveal the wealth fishery country.
As a proof of seriousness to develop research, Kadek dive time to pocket millions of rupiah for research nemo fish. Keteguhannya nemo research and raise the cost of government without the officer had time to reap the suspicion supervisory civil servants who do BBPBL Lampung in 2005.
Supervisors Kadek suspect that use of funds "dark" and secretly do research nemo fish and sea horses. Once through the process of interrogation, the officer turned to support research conducted on self-reliance Kadek.
Wrestle with the cultivation of water animals make conscious women this often inspired attitudes and behavior of fish. He seemed to know when the nemo fish and sea horse is the animal that is faithful and just like the party is integrated.
"Nemo trustiness Conference that I continue to be loyal to the (culture) of fish," said the sixth child of seven brothers that.
Kadek not want to save the results of his work. He was long the place pembenihan back shrimp (hatchery) kolaps the property since 2003 to encourage farmers membudidayakan nemo and sea horses.
He was principled, maraknya effort bombardment reef fish and hunting conditioning can not be stopped solely with restrictions and sanctions. Vicious circle destruction of the biota can be a solution when there is an alternative form of revenue for the community.
To realize the hope that, Kadek register to finding the Forestry Department in order to obtain certification cultivation of sea horses. With the certification, the steps to expand cultivation of nemo and the big sea horse easier.
"Cultivation of fish expected to be an alternative income for the community. This is better rather than bomb damage to coral reefs and fish population, "he said.
This year he is committed memijahkan four other types of nemo, sandaracinos the Amphiprion, Amphiprion sebae, Amphiprion melanopus, and Premnas epigrama. In Indonesia there are 34 species of fish nemo fish that are decorative.
According to him, one of the obstacles that must be solved is that the marketing chain is not completely sure. In which the price of fish farming is relatively low or dipatok with the haul, despite the results of fish farming have the endurance of life better.
Selling price of Rp 3,500 nemo fish tail, much lower price rather than the export of 15 U.S. dollars per head. Meanwhile, sea horse Rp 10,000-Rp 15,000 per head, whereas the export price of 20 dollars 25 U.S. dollars per head.
Without splitting the issue of marketing, fish farming efforts raised difficult to achieve.