There’s a lot more to life than watching TV, unless of course you’re satisfied with a virtual fish tank.
To continue to evolve and grow, the hobby had to enter a new phase where scientific methods replaced the 'voodooism' that has characterized too much of what had guided the hobby to this point.
Because of a potential imbalance between the amount of magnesium and strontium used by corals, and the amount delivered by limewater, using limewater can potentially lead to depletion of both ions in aquaria.
Obviously, if we would like to keep any of those animals in our aquaria, we need to provide them with some food, or like a starving fish, they will not survive for long in the aquarium.
This report is a great step forward in our knowledge of the realities of the marine ornamental trade. It's very much worth downloading and reading this concise overview of a global trade we must take responsibility for, if we are to continue to enjoy our aquariums with clear conscience.
Part two continues with the life cycle, how to identify Cryptocaryon irritans, clinical symptoms of infection, adaptability of the parasite, the new challenge and prevention.
It has been in my reef tanks for at least 10 years.
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