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Feature Article: Advanced Water Quality Analyses: LaMotte's 'Smart 2' Colorimeter And a Quick Comparison to the Hach 890 Colorimeter
The LaMotte Smart 2 colorimeter is a powerful tool for advanced hobbyists. Many results generated by this instrument are acceptable to the US Environmental Protection Agency. Its accuracy and precision is remarkable for a relatively inexpensive device.
Aquarium Fish: Use of MS-222 (Tricaine Methanesulfonate) to Induce Sedation and Anesthesia in Ornamental Fishes
MS-222 continues to be a valuable tool for aquatic animal keepers. Its low cost and wide availability, as well as its relatively high degree of safety and reliability, make it an attractive choice of anesthetic agent for numerous types of applications.
Keep in mind that if you plan on having a gigas long term, it will need to be kept in a tank that is at least 18 inches wide, and will more than likely eventually need something even bigger than this. These clam are not suited for life in 55 gallon tanks, etc.
AmericanReef.com talks with Bob Snowden about Troubled Waters, a Caribbean exhibit at the PPG Aquarium in Pittsburgh.
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