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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/ --

2015-02-19 23:00:50

Newport Aquarium is offering discounted admission to members of all religious organizations during Faith Weekend, March 7-8. NEWPORT, Ky.

2015-02-11 23:00:41

A longtime Newport Aquarium Annual Passholder was surprised Wednesday afternoon with an exclusive meet-and-greet with Bravo the Galapagos tortoise. NEWPORT,

2015-02-10 23:00:35

Newport Aquarium is offering discounted admission to homeschool students and educators during its Homeschool Days, March 9-10. NEWPORT, Ky (PRWEB) February 10,

2015-02-08 23:00:27

One of the nation’s leading online retailers of discount aquarium supplies has added one of the top aquarium and reef video creators on YouTube. Altamonte

2015-01-26 23:01:27

Charleston Symphony Orchestra Performs at the South Carolina Aquarium Charleston, S.C.

2015-01-09 23:01:23

Local Oysters, Local Beer, and the Aquarium Create an Unrivaled Experience for One Great Price! Charleston, S.C.

2015-01-06 23:00:35

The time is now to say goodbye to Bravo, the largest turtle in the Midwest, after Newport Aquarium announced Tuesday the Turtle Canyon exhibit will close March 1. NEWPORT,

2014-12-15 23:05:55

Thursday December 11, 2014, WebiMax execs Ken Wisnefski, Kevin O’Brien, and Sean O’Donnell were joined by Camden City Mayor Dana L.Redd and Camden County Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli

2014-12-05 23:04:52

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp is attempting to submit the Fish Carrier to applicable companies for their consideration and potential evaluation. PITTSBURGH, PA


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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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Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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