Terry updates our readers on his continuing 500-gallon freshwater planted aquarium progress.
Aquarium Corals: Stony Coral Parasites: Red and Black Bugs: Identification Guide, Preventive Measures, and a Review of Treatment Protocols
This article is but a small tool for use by serious hobbyists in answering many questions.
Show off your tank! We know you want to!
Aquarists need to inspect their fish closely every day, for signs of impending health problems. It is much easier to resolve a problem when it first starts, than to attempt a drastic emergency treatment when the fish is close to dying.
As predators become more adept at catching prey, the prey must find novel ways of evasion and predators that have not evolved the speed and agility posessed by their prey, they must find more stealthy methods of hunting. This has culminated in an amazing array of methods of camouflage and mimicry that has given aquarists and divers some beautiful and unusual organisms to look at.
While you might never see a porcellanus for sale, there's always the chance you will, and hippopus is easy enough to acquire if you want one. So, keep all of this information in mind and do what it takes to keep them alive and well should you make a purchase.
AmericanReef.com returns to the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium to meet with keeper, Rich Terrell, and to observe some freshwater Leopoldi and Pearl Rays from Brazil. Rich discusses ray nutrition and habits, demonstrates target feeding, and addresses concerns of the home hobbyist.
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