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2014-06-25 23:14:17

Aquatic Creations Group, Inc is celebrating its 10th year serving aquarium clients in the Raleigh Triangle area, offering professional aquarium maintenance, installations and custom-designed aquarium

2014-06-14 23:03:07

RPT played a pivotal role in the newly opened Aquarium Inbursa in Mexico City by manufacturing customized R-Cast® acrylic for several state-of-the-art exhibits. Grand

2014-06-09 08:34:07

NEW YORK, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anglo-American technology innovators, Aquarium Software have signalled their determination to build on the early successes of 2014,

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

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

2014-05-20 12:17:44

A new paper co-written by four University of Montana researchers finds that humans have more than doubled tropical nitrogen inputs.

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

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.

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

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


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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