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2014-07-02 23:11:14

EcoTech Marine launches new LED light for smaller reef tanks, the Radion XR15wPro. Allentown, PA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 EcoTech Marine launches new LED light for smaller tanks, the Radion XR15wPro. EcoTech Marine is proud to announce its newest member of the Radion LED lighting line, the Radion XR15wPro. Available soon at your local fish store or favorite online retailer, this Radion XR15wPro is ideal for smaller or shallow reef tanks (80 gallons or less) and for hobbyists who want to...

2014-07-01 23:04:33

There is no place on Earth better fit for celebrating the evening of July 4th than the Hollywood Bowl in Southern California, and fans can still find last minute affordable tickets to the live show and accompanying fireworks display today at TicketProcess.com. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Steve Martin will be joining the Steep Canyon Rangers for an epic live performance at the slightly-slanted venue known for its iconic half-dome backdrop that popular bands from all genres have performed...

2014-07-01 12:26:07

New Locations include Alpharetta, Georgia and Princeton, New Jersey SEATTLE, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REI will set up camp in two new locations next spring. The national outdoor retailer will open in Princeton, New Jersey and extend its presence in Atlanta with a store in Alpharetta, Georgia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120306/SF65403LOGO In Princeton, the 23,500 square foot store will be located at Mercer Mall. Positioned at Mansell Crossing at the northwest corner...

2014-07-01 00:21:33

America's Pastime, heading into All-Star Break, falls behind soccer in both participation and fandom with teens LOS ANGELES, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of the USA's World Cup knockout-round match against Belgium, newly released research shows that participation and fandom in soccer has passed baseball among America's teens ages 14-17. The study conducted by nationally respected research consultancy Frank N. Magid Associates, Inc. reveals that 40% of teens surveyed...

2014-06-30 23:05:38

TimberTown Austin is celebrating the 4th of July holiday with a special 15% or more discount on 8’-11’ 5/4x6 and 1x6 Ipe decking. The company has also made a new deck building tool available just in time for customers to plan out their Ipe decking project. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 TimberTown Austin, one of the largest suppliers of hardwood decking in Central Texas, is pleased to announce they are currently offering a limited-time only special on Ipe decking. During the 4th of...

2014-06-26 20:23:00

SEATTLE, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The time-honored process of improving, updating and fixing the backyard deck is in full-swing for many homeowners now that summer is officially upon us, but did you know that there are many promotions and decking product giveaways out there that could actually land you a brand-new deck for free? Upon scouring the Internet for the best-of-the-best when it comes to all things decking...for free, here are some of the best promotions going right...

2014-06-25 23:16:52

Spinlister expands their peer to peer action sports rental platform by offering stand up paddle boards (SUP) and surfboards. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Spinlister, the world leader in peer-to-peer bicycle, ski, and snowboard rentals, announced today that they have expanded their platform to stand up paddle boards (SUP) and surfboards. The launch planning began in December 2013 after Spinlister received countless user demands and discovered that among outdoor recreation...

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 systems. To show our appreciation, ACG will offer two months of maintenance and fish food free with any new 55 gallon or larger aquarium installation. Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 With over 30 years of experience in the aquarium industry, marine biologists Gil and Michelle...

2014-06-25 23:01:34

Grand Marshall Jay Leno and The Doors’ Robby Krieger Lead Bikers to Support the Muscular Dystrophy Association Southern California Summer Camp Program as Budweiser Presents the 31st Annual Love Ride, Powered by GEICO Motorcycle Castaic Lake, Calif., (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Thousands of riders are expected to join the 31st Annual Love Ride, the longest running single-day motorcycle fundraiser in the world, to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association on Oct. 25, 2014. The Budweiser...

2014-06-24 23:10:36

LED grow box systems manufacturer, SuperCloset, just released the LED SuperStar to overwhelming praise from the grow box community. The LED SuperStar, has quickly become the fastest selling grow box hydroponic system within the indoor gardening industry. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The LED SuperStar grow box stands at 60”Hx24”Dx24”W and utilizes the KIND LED’s proprietary spectrum to flower large yields in tight spaces. These large yields are due to the 3 Watt LED’s...


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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