I have been writing and answering questions about keeping both large and pigmy angelfish in reef tanks for at least 10 years, and it is a topic that continues to interest reef keepers.
Sanjay and Tim evaluate various double ended 150 watt metal halide bulbs and ballasts.
Feature Article: The Effects Of Lighting On Bulb-tip Development In The Bulb Tentacle Anemone, Entacmaea quadricolor (Rüppell And Leukart, 1828), With Additional Observations On Sexual Reproduction In E. quadricolor And Stichodactyla gigantea (Forsskål, 1775)
In reading through the literature, both print and on the Internet, one can find a lot of speculation on its ecology and behaviour.
Gianluca shares his 300 gallon tank with our readers.
I hope this article proves useful is understanding and dealing with the different types of calcium and alkalinity problems encountered by reef keepers. Once you get calcium and alkalinity under control, you are far along the road to having your tank chemistry optimal for its inhabitants.
The Coral Whisperer: Goniopora Revisited: If We Could Keep It Alive, Do We Really Want To? High Levels Of Toxicity In Goniopora And Other Hard Corals
Eric discusses the potential for high levels of toxicity in Goniopora.
The scopas tang is not a demanding fish in captivity. It does best in a larger aquarium, which satisfies its need to roam and imparts a sense of security.
Waikiki Aquarium - Tour by Charles Delbeek, Photographer - James Wiseman
All-in-all, however, despite how fascinating these animals are, unless you are confident of the identification of the animal, can provide suitable conditions for the animal to feed, and are willing to live with the potential drawbacks of keeping one of these animals in an aquarium, they are not really recommended for keeping in any aquarium.
Media Review: Book of Coral Propagation: Reef Gardening for Aquarists; Aquarium Plants: The Practical Guide by Pablo Tepoot
Doug reviews these two books for our readers.
Mike discusses using a flow meter for use with carbon dioxide cylinders for calcium reactors.
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