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2014-03-02 23:02:38

The V-T2 is revolutionary to fish care because it creates a more stable and natural environment for fish that are held in a livewell. Shelbyville, Kentucky (PRWEB) March 02, 2014 When Ray Scott made catch & release fishing a main component of the B.A.S.S. tournaments in 1972 with his “Don’t Kill Your Catch” initiative, fish care and conservation has been a main component for bass tournament anglers. With that in mind, NewPro Products has introduced the next step in fish care...

2014-03-02 23:00:17

SeaQuatic Aquariums Announces Complimentary Quotes on Custom Wave Bow Aquariums (PRWEB) March 02, 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 Wave Bow aquariums. No other company offers the level of technical expertise that SeaQuatic Aquariums...

2014-02-21 23:25:35

South Bay staple Aquatic Fantasy in Redondo Beach, CA gets an update with a new location and website showcasing their extensive selection of saltwater fish and corals. Redondo Beach, Ca (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Aquatic Fantasy, a well-known saltwater aquarium supply store in Redondo Beach, CA, recently celebrated the grand opening of a new storefront location and the launch of a new companion website. The new location, just five doors down from the space that Aquatic Fantasy occupied...

black ghost knifefish
2014-02-17 04:18:53

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The black ghost knifefish, a type of electric creature found in the Amazon basin of South America, has inspired researchers from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois to develop new aquatic technology that could be used to study coral reefs, repair damaged deep-sea oil rigs or investigate sunken ships. According to BBC News Science Correspondent Jonathan Amos, black ghost knifefish let off a tiny current as they swim in...

2013-12-29 23:00:52

Calcium Carbonator developed by Reef Results Marine is a compound of calcium and carbonate that corals use to form their skeletal structure. Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB) December 29, 2013 Reef Results Marine specializes in water quality and care for the modern saltwater reef aquarium and with their privately developed product Calcium Carbonator they have taken complicated water chemistry and additives to the next level, simplifying reef keeping husbandry. Coral reefs are sea water structures...

2013-12-05 23:01:07

Each and every pond takes about four to eight weeks at the first of a new season to get used to its new environmental balance. When this develops, the pond water will almost certainly be green in appearance. Lake View Terrace, California (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 “Ponds and aquariums need to be kept clean by using natural solutions in order to sustain plant and animal life,” states Clifford Woods, Executive Director at Effective Environmental Services. The company now offers several...

2013-11-20 23:33:08

Popular betta website makes its eBook more accessible to Kindle and mobile audience. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Informational betta fish care resource, Betta Fish Center, launches the release of its popular eBook, Betta Fish Care Made Easy, on the Amazon Kindle platform. The eBook provides a wealth of information on proper betta fish care techniques and is now available to a wider audience. Betta owners know that though bettas are popular, they require special care to thrive...

2013-11-12 23:03:35

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk opens its backstage spaces for a special behind-the-scenes tour this Saturday (Nov. 16). Conducted before the Aquarium opens, from 8:15 to 10 a.m., the guided tour offers unique opportunities to see how the animal-husbandry staff meets the varying food and water needs of some 2,000 resident animals. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Enjoy a special backstage look at how the sharks, seals, sea turtles, river otters and hundreds of other aquatic species...

2013-11-04 23:01:41

Rocket21, the only social networking platform designed to safely connect kids and teens with professionals and experts representing industries, professions, passions, and movements that span the globe, today announced the winners of the company’s latest Dream Big Competition. San Francisco, CA; Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Rocket21, the only social networking platform designed to safely connect kids and teens with professionals and experts representing industries,...

2013-11-02 23:02:15

Rocket21, the only social networking platform designed to safely connect kids and teens with professionals and experts representing industries, professions, passions, and movements that span the globe, today announced the winners of the company’s latest Dream Big Competition, in collaboration with Nat Geo WILD’s popular series, Fish Tank Kings. San Francisco, CA and Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 Rocket21, the only social networking platform designed to safely connect kids...


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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