Please join us for this years Marine Aquarium Conference of North America (MACNA) at the HyVee hall in downtown Des Moines, Iowa.
In this episode, expert fishbreeder Brian Taimuty gives Advanced Aquarists' viewers invaluable information on successfully keeping Discus fish.
After all, many (but certainly not all) are quite hardy and easy to care for, and many are attractive and/or have interesting behaviors. This is especially so when it comes to some of my personal favorites, the shrimp gobies.
It is hoped that this article not only serves as a useful guideline for locating, harvesting, and maintaining specimens for the home aquarium, but furthermore adequately promotes the return of these beautiful creatures to their rightful place of eminence in the marine aquarium hobby.
Mike shares his gorgeous 155 gallon non-photosynthetic tank with us this month.
Water motion is an extremely important consideration in the husbandry of reef aquaria, yet there are no inexpensive measuring devices on the market. This article will tell how to estimate water motion using a relatively low-cost method. Interpreting the results will also be discussed.
Kindle and Nook / Sony eReader editions are now available for this issue!
The Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium has succeeded in breeding a sea lion pup for the second year in a row!
Russ goes behind the scene at Todd Melman’s coral farming facility, Coral Reef Systems.
Owing to its distinctive shape, coloration, and behavior, the lookdown has the potential to become a popular aquarium fish. This unusual animal can be a fitting addition to many pelagic or sand flat exhibits.
It's important to know what crabs are okay and which aren't. Unfortunately, while there are a few good ones, most of them are definitely off limits for reef aquarists, so I'll give you some basic information about crabs in general and cover the more common types you'll likely come across. Hopefully it will help you decide what to buy or not buy, or what to leave in or get out.
This month, we'll look at the MP40w ES 'wave maker' from Ecotech Marine.
Terry discusses this issue and makes a call to our readers for subjects that they would like to see covered in 2011.