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2012-03-29 23:15:36

When battling an epidemic of a deadly parasite, less resistance can sometimes be better than more, a new study suggests.

2012-01-28 08:00:00

OCReef.com, an aquarium fish pet supply store, offers a new line of LED aquarium lights, to give fish hobbyists the most advanced products from Cree. Orange

Researchers Determine Why Wine Aeration Works
2011-11-23 06:17:27

Researchers have determined how the process of swirling wine around in a glass to aerate the liquid actually works by generating waves in clear cylinders and tracking the motion of traveling waves.

Fish Become More Aggressive In Reduced Environments
2011-09-22 08:10:22

An angry glare from the family goldfish might not be the result of a missed meal, but a too-humble abode.

Image 1 - Is 'Coral-Safe' The New 'Organic' Of The Sea?
2011-09-20 10:41:37

Captive breeding could transform the saltwater aquarium trade and save coral reefs.

2011-09-02 11:00:00

Whether the company’s cash rewards program is a good fit for most aquarists remains to be seen.

Image 1 - Bedrock Nitrogen May Help Forests Buffer Climate Change
2011-09-01 10:28:43

For the first time, researchers at the University of California, Davis, have demonstrated that forest trees have the ability to tap into nitrogen found in rocks, boosting the trees' growth and their ability to pull more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

2011-05-28 00:00:49

Salty Supply Inc., one of the largest online suppliers of high end marine aquarium equipment, announced the official opening of wholesale accounts for many of their top selling product lines such as Reef Octopus and Tunze. (PRWEB) May 27, 2011 Salty Supply Inc., one of the largest online suppliers of high end marine aquarium equipment, announced the official opening of wholesale accounts for many of their top selling product lines such as Reef Octopus and Tunze.

2011-04-23 00:00:30

Salty Supply Inc, an industry leader in quality marine aquarium supplies is now a leading supplier of many major marine aquarium products.


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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