Announcement: Two New Advanced Aquarist Books Published: the 2006 Edition and the 2010 Edition: January through June
We are excited to announce the publication of our sixth and seventh books in the Advanced Aquarist library: The 2006 Edition and the 2010 Edition: January through June! Both books are 100% color measuring 8" x 10".
Win a FREE Book!
In order to give back to those who have given to us over the years, we are going to give away a copy of the 2010 Edition: January through June book! FREE
In order to enter and win the FREE BOOK, all you have to do is:
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- Answer the following two questions in our Comments below: 1) What are two things you like about Advanced Aquarist and 2) What are two things you like about our books?
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That's it! Only one entry per person please. :) We will run this promotion until the August 10th and then we will randomly select someone from the list of people that commented. We will then announce the winner in the August 2010 issue. Start commenting!
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If you act now, we are offering a $5.00 discount for each of these books that is good for this issue and this issue only and will cease on August 15, 2010.
In order to get the discount, purchases will need to be made through our CreateSpace storefronts. See below for information on discount codes for each book and how to purchase them through CreateSpace. Purchasing the books also helps support Advanced Aquarist so that we can continue to bring you more authoritative articles about the animals we keep in our aquariums. It's also a great way to read Advanced Aquarist at your leisure and also to archive articles for future reference. Also, if you haven't already done so, please consider ordering our other books as well. We now have all of our our articles back to 2006 in print and they can be purchased either from Amazon.com (US only) or CreateSpace (international orders).
We'd love to hear what you have to say about the books, so please sound off in the Comments below!
In addition, if you are an avid ebook reader and would like to see Advanced Aquarist offered for the Kindle, Nook, Kobo, or other eReaders (such as those available for the iPhone, Android smartphones, or Blackberry), please head over to our Open Discussion for this month where readers are weighing in on their interest in Advanced Aquarist for eReaders.
The 2006 Edition is 248 pages in length and covers select content from the 2006 issues. Through Amazon.com and CreateSpace, the current price is $38.95. To save $5.00 off the purchase price, head over to our CreateSpace storefront for this book and enter code Z3J5VKDG during the checkout process. The book is also available from Amazon.com if you would rather purchase through Amazon. However, the discount that we are offering doesn't apply.
Below is a complete Table of Contents of the articles in the 2006 Edition book:
- Lighting by Number: "Types" of Zooxanthellae and What They Tell Us by Dana Riddle
- Updating Marine Fish Acclimation Procedures: Part 1 by Terry D. Bartelme
- Classification and Terminology For Reef Aquarium Lighting by Adam Blundell, M.S.
- The Reef Aquarium, Volume 3: Science Art and Technology by Doug Robbins, Ph.D.
- The Georgia Aquarium: Setting a New Benchmark for Public Aquariums by Richard Harker
- Temperature and the Reef Aquarium by Dana Riddle
- Analyzing Reflectors: Part V by Sanjay Joshi, Ph.D., Matthew Halloran
- Updating Marine Teleost Fish Acclimation Procedures: Part 2 by Terry D. Bartelme
- Growing Corals from Sexually produced Larvae; it's the 'r'ight way to Conserve Coral Reefs, but more 'K'nowledge is needed by Lee Goldman
- The "Fragging" Phenomenon by Mike Paletta
- Metabolism, Energy Use and Feeding Behaviors in Fish by Terry D. Bartelme
- Growing Corals from Sexually produced Larvae, Part 2 by Lee Goldman
- Spectral Analysis of 250W Metal Halide Lamps: Giesemann, Krystal Star, South Pacific Sunlight, BLV, Phoenix Electric Company by Sanjay Joshi, Ph.D.
- Glitter Lines: More Than Aesthetic? by Dana Riddle
- The "Old Tank" Syndrome by Mike Paletta
- Reef Aquarium Filtration Part IV: Consumption by Adam Blundell, M.Sc.
- Spectral Analysis of 400W Metal Halide Lamps: Giesemann, Krystal Star, South Pacific Sunlight, BLV, Catalina by Sanjay Joshi, Ph.D.
- Atlantic Lionfish??? by Todd R. Gardner
- Water flow is more important for corals than light. Part 1. Introduction to Gas Exchange by Jake Adams
- Ocean Optics Spectrometers and Software by Dana Riddle
- Poor Man's Spectrometer: Estimating Lamp Spectral Quality for Less Than $30 by Dana Riddle
- Once Again: Electricity and Plumbing: Part I by Adam Blundell M.S.
- Product Reviews Revisited: Deltec MCE600 Skimmer, A.E. Tech ETS 1000 Skimmer, and UltraLife Mini-Reef Trap by Gregory Schiemer
- Water flow is more important for corals than light. Part II: The science of corals and water flow by Jake Adams
- Once Again Part II: Aquascaping and Lighting by Adam Blundell, M.Sc.
- Revisited Reviews, Part II: LiterMeter III Peristaltic Pump, IceCap Pendant, 150 Watt Ballast, and Iwasaki 150 Watt Bulb by Gregory Schiemer
- A New Horizon in Lighting: PFO's Solaris LED System by Dana Riddle
- Teco SeaChill TR20 1/3 HP Aquarium Chiller by Clare Driscoll
- Coral Coloration: Fluorescence: Part 1 by Dana Riddle
- Water flow is more important for corals, Part III by Jake Adams
- Suttonia by Pavaphon Supanantananont
- Hydrometer Observations Part I by Adam Blundell, M.Sc.
- Old Tank Syndrome by Julian Sprung
- The Candy Basslet (Liopropoma carmabi (Randall, 1963)) by Gregory Schiemer
- The Hach 'HQ' Series Meters: For Advanced Water Quality Monitoring: Dissolved Oxygen, pH, Temperature and Conductivity/Salinity/TDS by Dana Riddle
- Water Flow is More Important for Corals Than Light Part 4: Basics of Hydrodynamics by Jake Adams
- Coral Coloration, Part 2: Fluorescence: Pigments 510 - 565 and Notes on Green Fluorescent Proteins by Dana Riddle
- Rare Fish at the Waikiki Aquarium: A Long History by J. Charles Delbeek M.Sc.
- Coral Coloration, Part 3: Pigments Responsible for Yellow and Orange Coloration, With Notes on Photoconversion by Dana Riddle
- Leaf Scorpionfish (Taenianotus triacanthus) by Pavaphon Supanantananont
2010 Edition: January through June
The January through June Edition is 246 pages in length covering all the content available in those issues. This book is also available for $38.95 from our CreateSpace storefront. The book will also be available from Amazon.com in a week or two as we just approved the proof and it takes a bit of time to get added to Amazon's website. In order to save $5.00 off the purchase price, head over to our CreateSpace storefront for this book and enter code 6PQZNKAR during the checkout process. Again, the discount code can only be applied through our CreateSpace storefront.
A complete Table of Contents can be found below:
- January 2010 by Terry Siegel
- Further Studies on Protein SkimmerPerformance by Ken S. Feldman, Kelly M. Maers
- Stony Coral Parasites: Part One: Copepods, Not Just Red Bugs by Dana Riddle
- Spectral Analysis of Metal Halide Lamps: AquaMaxx 14000K Series by Sanjay Joshi
- Reefing like it's 1999: How Reef Aquarium Flow and Lighting has Changed Over the Past Decade by Jake Adams
- February 2010 by Terry Siegel
- Elemental Analysis of Skimmate: What Does a Protein Skimmer Actually Remove from Aquarium Water? by Ken S. Feldman
- Quantitative Comparison of Reef Aquarium Lighting Technologies: Metal Halide, T5 Fluorescent and LED by Sanjay Joshi Ph.D.
- Stony Coral Parasites, Part Two: Copepods: Family Xarifiidae by Dana Riddle
- Carpet Anemones: Big, Beautiful, and Deadly by Mike Maddox
- March 2010 by Terry Siegel
- Stony Coral Parasites: Red and Black Bugs: Identification Guide, Preventive Measures, and a Review of Treatment Protocols by Dana Riddle
- The 'Eyes' Have it: A Review of Eye Health in Aquarium Fishes by Jay Hemdal
- Physical Crypsis: Mimicry and Camouflage by Aaron Sewell
- A Look at the Hippopus Clams by James W. Fatherree, M.Sc.
- April 2010 by Terry Siegel
- Parasitic Copepods: Enemies of Soft Corals, False Corals, Gorgonians, Anemones, Zoanthids, and Tridacna Clams by Dana Riddle
- EcoReef One: A New Kind of Nano Reef by Jake Adams
- The Bubble Corals: Species of the Genera Plerogyra and Physogyra by James W. Fatherree, M.Sc.
- The Cherry Anthias: Sacura margaritacea by Jay Hemdal
- May 2010 by Terry Siegel
- An Affordable LED Luminaire for Reef Aquaria: Blue Moon Aquatic's 90-watt Fixture by Dana Riddle
- LED Lighting Tests: Aquaillumination, Blue Moon, Eco-Lamp KR-91, Ecoxotic Panorama by Sanjay Joshi Ph.D.
- The Complete Illustrated Breeder’s Guide to Marine Aquarium Fishes by Matthew L. Wittenrich by Shane Graber
- B-Ionic Seawater is Good to the Last Drop by Jake Adams
- June 2010 by Terry Siegel
- The Innovative Aquarium Products of InterZoo 2010 by Jake Adams
- Entacmaea quadricolor: The Bubble-Tip Anemone by James W. Fatherree, M.Sc.
- Inexpensive Aquarium Thermometers - Bargains or Reef Killers? Plus Notes on Thermometer Calibration by Dana Riddle
Check out our PDF issues as well!
Don't forget to check out our PDF issues that we have for purchase as well. They are $0.99 per issue and are a great way to digitally archive our content and make it searchable from your computer. Each PDF issue contains all of the content from each month and is typically available two weeks after the respective issue publishes. We will be updating our PDF offerings to cover January through July 2010 in the coming weeks.
We also offer an affiliate plan on our PDF editions. If you are interested in becoming an affiliate, please contact us and let us know.
Write for Advanced Aquarist!
Are you interested in writing articles about this great hobby of ours and get paid for it? Please consider writing for us! We offer very competitive publication rates and we are always interested in new and unique articles about reefkeeping as well as freshwater aquaria. If you have a subject that you'd like to write about, please contact our Editor, Terry Siegel, to request more information. Please look over our current articles as well as this will give you a feel for the sort of articles we are looking for. A fresh perspective on a subject is always beneficial to everyone.