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2014-06-01 23:02:09

Appoints Julie Hadden as Director of Experience Strategy and Design Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 01, 2014 Macquarium is thrilled to announce that it has expanded its Atlanta team to include a Director of Experience Strategy and Design; and Julie Hadden, formerly of MRY/DigitasLBi, has accepted the position. “As our service offerings expand and the demand for our domain expertise increases, retaining and attracting top talent like Julie is essential to our growth and ongoing strategic...

2014-05-30 23:13:50

Partnership brings together an established digital integrator with a true omni-channel customer engagement platform. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 After months of considering local and national technology partners, Macquarium announced today that it has partnered with CX Technologies™, an Atlanta customer experience solutions company known for their platform ENGAGEcx. CX Technologies’ omni-channel customer engagement platform ENGAGEcx provides end-to-end visibility on the...

2014-05-20 12:17:44

University of Montana A new paper co-written by four University of Montana researchers finds that humans have more than doubled tropical nitrogen inputs. Benjamin Sullivan, a researcher working with UM College of Forestry and Conservation Professor Cory Cleveland, led the team that looked at the nitrogen cycle in tropical rain forests. Sullivan and his colleagues used a new method to demonstrate that biological nitrogen fixation in tropical rain forests may be less than a quarter of...

2014-05-16 23:07:23

Great Lakes Filters to offer a free site survey to qualified businesses who want to recycle their filtration, paint and absorbents waste. Bloomfield Hills, MI (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Great Lakes Filters has launched an ambitious recycling program for its clients. The program is based on the troublesome waste streams of spent filter media, absorbents, and waste paint. The patented process can now turn this waste streams into valuable plastic resins that can be used in thousands of...

2014-05-10 23:03:39

Macquarium announced today that it has been recognized as an Atlanta Best and Brightest Company to Work For and will be honored by the National Association for Business Resources on June 17th. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 Macquarium joins a small number of Atlanta businesses honored for innovative employee engagement strategies. An independent research firm evaluated award entries based on key measures in various categories including Compensation, Engagement and Retention, and...

2014-04-22 23:07:43

This Earth Day, the National Aquarium is urging the public to consider the other 71% of the planet: water. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Earth Day isn’t just about the surfaces on which we stand. This year, the National Aquarium is urging the public to consider the other 71% of the planet: water. During the 48 days between Earth Day (April 22) and World Oceans Day (June 8), the Aquarium will be encouraging the public to make conservation pledges as part of the...

2014-04-17 23:11:42

RPT manufactured and installed R-Cast® acrylic for multiple exhibits at Chimelong Ocean Kingdom in China, which is now the largest aquarium in the world. Grand Junction, CO (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 The art of engineering oceans has left a large footprint with the opening of Chimelong in Guangdong, China. The massive new facility houses seven different areas that are designed to replicate different global habitats and aquatic regions. The aquarium is said to contain a total of 12.87...

2014-04-01 23:29:43

Keeping outside summer ponds clear of mosquito larva, clear and active does not take harmful chemicals. A firm like Florida Pond Management can help you convert a stagnant body of standing water into a show piece with fountains and fish, without insect larva and odorless in a few easy steps. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 After years of research Florida Pond Management announces a new program designed to control mosquitoes in backyard ponds without chemicals. Thomas R. Reich PhD...

2014-03-22 23:04:32

Florida Pond Management of Orlando Florida developed a method of using mosquito fish as well as common aquarium fish like: guppies, swordtails, mollies and white cloud mountain minnows, to control mosquitoes in backyard and community ponds and released the methods at the Global Pet Expo this week. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 Florida Pond Management and Aquarium Fish Advisor were key players in the recent Global Pet Expo in Orlando, Florida. The topic under discussion at the...

2014-03-18 23:03:17

SeaQuatic Aquariums Announces Complimentary Quotes on Custom Triangle Aquariums (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 SeaQuatic Aquariums was founded on the principles of dedication to customer service, meticulous attention to detail, and the relentless pursuit of developing superior products. As a part of this mission, SeaQuatic Aquariums is pleased to offer a complimentary consultation on custom triangle aquariums. To learn more about these custom triangle aquariums, consumers are encouraged to visit:...


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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