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2015-05-15 23:00:39

The Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute is using new technology to track living fossils as part of a long-term conservation effort. Chattanooga, TN (PRWEB)

2015-04-26 23:01:59

The Tennessee Aquarium and Tennessee Tech University have partnered to create a 3D virtual snorkeling experience for students.

2015-04-15 04:20:40

Gift matches 100 percent of Aquarium's estimated annual energy consumption BOSTON, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GDF SUEZ Energy Resources, a leader in U.S.

2015-04-10 23:00:15

Newport Aquarium received accolades Friday from the Kentucky Environmental Quality Commission for its environmental conservation efforts during the annual Earth Day Awards ceremony at Berry Hill

2015-03-12 23:09:59

Kids who visit the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga during spring break can dive into the role of High-Tech Animal Trackers.

2015-03-12 23:05:10

UK and US based insurance technology leader, Aquarium Software, has announced the senior appointment of a former Vice Chairman of Manchester City FC to the position of Strategic Development Director.

2015-03-09 23:01:16

The all-new Canyon Falls exhibit at Newport Aquarium is set to open to the public 10 a.m. Saturday, March 14. NEWPORT, Ky.

2015-03-08 23:01:30

More than one dozen alligators will thrill visitors at the Tennessee Aquarium in downtown Chattanooga.

2015-03-02 23:01:05

48 Days of Blue campaign strives to raise awareness for the world’s aquatic treasures Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 Did you know that

2015-03-02 12:38:04

Dokdo Tank's new revolutionary aquatics products provide state of the art saltwater management systems at a fraction of the cost. SEOUL, South Korea, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --


Latest Aquarium Reference Libraries

Chinese Fire Belly Newt, Cynops orientalis
2013-10-07 13:41:26

The Chinese Fire Belly Newt (Cynops orientalis) is a small black newt measuring about 2.2 to 4 inches. It has bright orange aposematic coloration on the ventral sides. C. orientalis is commonly seen in pet stores where it is frequently confused with the Japanese Fire Belly Newt (C. pyrrhogaster) because of similarities in size and in coloration. It typically exhibits smoother skin and a rounder tail than the C. pyrrhogaster, and has less obvious parotoid glands. They are mildly poisonous...

Aquascaping
2013-04-02 10:31:02

Aquascaping is the art of arranging aquatic plants along with rocks, cavework, stones, or driftwood, in an aesthetically pleasing manner within an aquarium. Aquascape designs incorporate numerous distinctive styles. Usually, an aquascape houses fish as well as plants, although it’s possible to produce an aquascape with solely plants, or with rockwork or other hardscape and no plants. Even though the main goal of aquascaping is to construct an artful underwater landscape, the technical...

Queen Triggerfish, Balistes vetula
2009-07-04 15:54:13

The Queen Triggerfish (Balistes vetula) is a reef dwelling fish that which resides in the Atlantic Ocean. This fish is sometimes kept in marine aquariums or caught as a gamefish. This fish is rather large and may grow to be about 24 inches. It is usually brown with blue lines on its head and fins. Due to its size and aggressive nature, the Queen Triggerfish is not the best choice for a marine aquarium. However, if provided its proper environment this fish may be an exuberant fish. Five...

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2007-04-13 19:44:35

The Bala shark, Balantiocheilos melanopterus, also known as the tricolor shark, silver shark, or shark minnow, is a schooling community fish of family Cyprinidae and the sole member of the genus Balantiocheilos. This species is not a true shark, but is commonly called a "shark" because of its torpedo-shaped body and large fins. Native Habitat The Bala shark's native habitats include streams and rivers in Southeast Asia (Sumatra, Thailand, Borneo, Malaysia, etc.) Aquarium Care...

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2007-04-13 19:36:10

The Harlequin Rasbora is a small fish belonging to the Family Cyprinidae, subfamily Rasborinae, which was originally given the scientific name of Rasbora heteromorpha. The specific name heteromorpha, translating from the Greek as "differently shaped", alludes to the fact that the body shape of this species differs from that of other members of the genus Rasbora. As a consequence of this and assorted other factors (including the difference in breeding technique), the fish was assigned to a...

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