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2013-06-04 23:28:04

The co-owners of Portland Aquarium recently announced that all foster children would be allowed into the aquarium at no cost.

2013-05-13 23:03:07

Be the first to experience what’s new at the South Carolina Aquarium. Charleston, S.C.

Ocellated Ice Fish In Japanese Aquarium Has Clear Blood
2013-04-07 07:03:28

An unusual species of fish caught in the Antarctic Ocean two years ago has no scales and completely transparent blood, according to experts at Japan’s Tokyo Sea Life Park.

2013-03-24 23:01:34

The Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga reached a tourism milestone welcoming the 20 millionth visitor. Chattanooga, TN (PRWEB) March 24, 2013

2013-03-22 23:03:28

The Tennessee Aquarium is preparing to welcome its 20 millionth guest this weekend.

Invasive Giant Goldfish Found In Lake Tahoe
2013-02-22 05:12:28

Researchers report that giant goldfish, some growing to a length of 18 inches, have infested the waters of Lake Tahoe and are threatening the delicate ecosystem of the lake.

2012-12-23 05:01:34

CAD Lights Aquariums has created smaller systems perfect for the casual hobbyist or consumer. Port of Seattle (PRWEB) December 22, 2012 CAD Lights Aquariums

2012-12-08 05:00:56

Free App Lets You Play with Dozens of 3D Fish – Even Crossbreed Them for Unlimited Variations! Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 Fish Farm 2,

Whale Sharks Studied Using Metabolomics
2012-11-17 05:56:18

The metabolite homarine is a useful indicator of the health status of whale sharks, according to new research from experts at the Georgia Aquarium and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech).


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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