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2015-04-28 16:22:52

Congressman Tom MacArthur Introduces the Striped Bass American Heritage Act WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) has introduced the Striped Bass

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

2015-03-27 20:23:33

Kentucky's Roberts Wins Co-Angler Title, $20,000 JASPER, Ala., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fishing in just his second event as a professional,

2015-03-26 20:24:36

Kentucky's Roberts Leads Co-Anglers JASPER, Ala., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FLW Tour

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.

2015-02-08 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

2015-01-31 23:04:39

Schedule to be released on February 1st, 2015, the Water Refill Genie ATO system from e-Fins corrects most of the shortcomings in today's Water Auto Top Off (ATO) systems on the market that

2015-01-30 23:07:34

FiltersFast.com is offering free shipping on all orders totaling over $50.00.

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2015-01-03 13:07:47

It may quite literally drink like a fish, but one goldfish failed to loosen up until it was treated by a vet for constipation.


Latest Fishkeeping Reference Libraries

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...

800px-Capnella_sp
2012-04-03 17:35:45

Nephtheidae is a family of soft corals known as carnation corals, tree corals or colt soft corals. These corals are very striking and show a wide range of rich colors including red, pink, yellow and purple. These corals are mainly tree-like in that they branch out and have little knobs on the end of their rubbery branches. Another name given these animals are broccoli corals, due to the fact that their polyps retract in the daytime, giving them the resemblance of the vegetable. The polyps...

800px-Discosoma
2012-04-03 15:24:52

Discosoma (or Actinodiscus) is a genus of soft mushroom coral native to the Indian Ocean. This genus is sometimes incorrectly referred to as mushroom anemone or disc anemone. This coral is commonly collected and used worldwide in marine aquariums, where it is known to grow easily. There are 5 known species of mushroom coral: Actinodiscus dawydoffi, Actinodiscus fungiformis, Discosoma nummiforme, Actinodiscus rubraoris, and Actinodiscus unguja.

Zebra Plecostomus, Hypancistrus zebra
2009-07-04 16:10:42

The Zebra Plecostomus (Hypancistrus zebra) is a species of catfish that is frequently found in the Xingu River, which is a tributary of the Amazon River. The Zebra Plecostomus received its name because of its black and white stripes. In the early 1990s this fish was first identified. Brazil exported this fish in large numbers, regardless of this, the Zebra Plecostomus is not found on the IUCN red list. The Brazilian government did put a band on the exportation of this fish. Because of the...

Zebra Oto, Otocinclus cocama
2009-07-04 16:02:41

The Zebra Oto (Otocinclus cocama) is a fish from Peru. This fish is from the genus Otocinclus and is a family member of Loricariidae. In 2004, a tributary of the Rio Ucayali in Peru described the Zebra Oto. Relatives close to the Zebra Oto are O. mariae, O. huaorani, O. bororo, O. mura as well as the O. batmani. This fish is found in the Ucayali River in Peru and likely in the Maranon River. This fish is also found in clear water and mid-sized creeks. The Zebra Oto associate with...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.