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2014-11-25 16:26:30

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FLW and Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits, a leading manufacturer of premium fishing tackle, have announced a sponsorship agreement for the 2015 season.

2014-11-21 23:00:40

Armed with additional research and real-world data, the United States Golf Association welcomed more than 100 industry leaders and allied organizations to the second annual Pace of Play Symposium

2014-11-18 23:14:31

Girls explore STEM during creative program at Columbus Public Library. Columbus, GA (PRWEB) November 18, 2014 “Badge it Up,” a website and app created

2014-11-17 16:29:22

LEVIS, QC and MACAU, Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - DEQ Systems Corp.

2014-11-14 23:01:15

Certified arborists from Backridge Tree Service Inc represent Fort Walton Beach at The Florida Tree Climbing Championships. Mary Esther, Florida (PRWEB) November

2014-11-14 20:21:49

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beach Craft Products, Inc.

2014-11-13 23:01:05

Dr. Brian Davis, currently vice president of education and training at the Georgia Aquarium, will take the reins of the popular Connecticut family attraction Dec.

2014-11-12 16:33:18

Pyramyd Air, the world's largest Internet airgun retailer, hosted its first ever shooting competition, the Pyramyd Air Cup on October 24-26 at the Tusco Rifle Club in New Philadelphia, Ohio.

2014-11-11 23:09:10

Five new natatoriums slated for construction. Loveland, CO (PRWEB) November 11, 2014 The five high schools in Cook County's District 211(IL) are


Latest Recreation 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...

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2009-01-17 17:55:07

The Jack Dempsey (Rocio octofasciata) is a species of freshwater fish that is found across North and Central America (from Mexico south to the Honduras). Its common name is likened to that of the famous 1920s boxer Jack Dempsey, because of its strong facial features and aggressive nature. It is found in slow-moving waters, such as areas that are swampy, weedy, murky, and/or warm. It is common in sand-bottom canals, drainage ditches, and rivers. This species has been introduced to Australia,...

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2007-04-10 15:54:54

The Pearl Danio (Danio albolineatus) is a tropical fish belonging to the minnow family (Cyprinidae). Originating in Sumatra, Burma, and Thailand, this fish is sometimes found in community tanks by fish keeping hobbyists. It grows to a maximum length of 2.6 in (6.5 cm) and lives for around 5 years. The fish has a pink body and two light yellow/white stripes. It has an iridescent look. The fish has two pair of barbels. In the wild, the Pearl Danio is found in along the surface of small,...

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2007-04-10 14:17:18

The Pearlscale is a breed of fancy goldfish which is commonly stocked in the aquarium trade. It has a short round body, and its noted feature (as the name suggests) is the white domed scales which rise out of the body slightly, glittering in the aquarium lights. This appearance is due to extra calcified scale material building up in the center of each scale. A variant of this breed with head growth is quite common and known as the Crown Pearlscale. It is a highly sociable fish (like all...

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2007-04-10 14:06:21

A Fantail goldfish is a standard "fancy" type of goldfish. It has a dual-lobed tail, unlike its cousin the common or comet. Its fins can be different sizes, ranging from 1-3 in or more in length. A typical fantail has paired fins, including anal fins, a single dorsal fin, and a round, pointed body shape. It can range in color, from bronze (known as chocolate), orange, red, calico, and mixes of the colors. It is the third hardiest of the fancy goldfish with Comet first and Shubunkin second,...

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Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.