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$3M Gift from Zucker Family to Support New Fundraising Initiative the Watershed Fund Charleston, S.C.
Dr. Brian Davis, currently vice president of education and training at the Georgia Aquarium, will take the reins of the popular Connecticut family attraction Dec.
Divers Carve Intricate Designs into One of the Largest Pumpkins Found in the Lowcountry. Charleston, S.C.
Exhibit Features One-of-a-kind Sculptures Made by Local Artist Daniel Miner Charleston, SC (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Marine animals come to life through
Retail electricity provider donates Renewable Energy Certificates, matching 100 percent of Aquarium's estimated annual energy consumption HOUSTON, Sept.
The Charleston Symphony Orchestra Performs at the South Carolina Aquarium Charleston, S.C.
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University recently turned to aquarium innovator and leader SeaQuatic Aquariums when they needed a durable hydrodynamic tank for research testing.
One of the nation’s leading online retailers of discount aquarium supplies is approaching 1,000 SKU’s added to its catalog this year. Altamonte Springs,
SPHERE Corporation’s “The Capsule” pioneers electronic lifestyle decoration through fusing electronics, technology and art. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
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