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April 2012

By admin - Posted Mar 31, 2012 08:00 PM
Volume XI, Issue IV
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Aquarium Fish: An Overview of the Maroon Clownfish and Clownfishes of the Percula Complex

By Kenneth Wingerter on Apr 04, 2012 at 11:00 AM

It pretty much goes without saying that the common, orange, and maroon clownfish are well known and well represented in the marine aquarium hobby. Tank-bred specimens are now widely available in trade; most agree that these are far easier to keep than their wild counterparts. Especially in the case of the common and orange clownfish, a wide variety of color forms are yet being developed.

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Aquarium Invertebrates: Aiptasia, dinoflagellate algae and cyanobacteria - a three-way symbiosis?

By Tim Wijgerde, M.Sc. on Apr 11, 2012 at 10:30 AM

Aiptasia are tropical sea anemones which are commonly found in marine aquaria. Usually introduced as hitchhikers on live rock, they rapidly colonize the aquarium due to their prolific growth. Although Aiptasia may settle on any available substrate, chemical signals may attract them to specific microhabitats. In this article I report on the settlement preference of Aiptasia for cyanobacterial mats, a finding which suggests a three-way symbiosis between sea anemones, dinoflagellate algae and bacteria.

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Product Review: Hanna 'Checkers': Calcium and Iron Colorimeters and Thoughts on Aquarium Industry Product Quality Control

By Dana Riddle on Apr 18, 2012 at 11:00 AM

Both instruments are recommended if the minimum and maximum detection limits meet your requirements and good laboratory practices are maintained. Good job Hanna!

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Reefkeeping Events: What's Happening in Your Area?

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