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December 2013

By admin - Posted Dec 01, 2013 12:00 AM
Volume XII, Issue XII

Feature Article: Coral Feeding: An Overview

By Tim Wijgerde, Ph.D. on Dec 04, 2013 at 10:00 AM

At present, several factors which influence the growth of scleractinian corals in aquaculture have been identified. These are known as light, water flow, water quality, and nutrition. This article will focus on nutrition, and describe the various ways in which corals feed. It will summarize the latest scientific findings about this topic, and present practical information on how to maximize coral feeding rates in the aquarium. This will promote efficient, sustainable coral aquaculture, and help the aquarist to maintain healthy corals at home.

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Feature Article: Imitating Natural Light Quality, Intensity, and Dosage in a Reef Aquarium - Do We Really Want To?

By Dana Riddle on Dec 18, 2013 at 10:00 AM

When it comes to reef aquariums, Mother Nature has always been the de facto benchmark aquarists aspire towards. Dana investigates in great detail the quality and quantity of light over natural reefs in order to lay the groundwork to answer the age-old question: what is the best light for captive corals?

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