Jellyfish are graceful creatures to behold and the folks over at Cubic™ have come up with a stunning desktop display aquarium that just about anyone would love.
In April we showcased an awesome 2000 gallon coral farm, learned that palytoxin can be found at your local fish store as well as what it can do to you, took a first look at the new Neptune controller, learned how to prevent overflows, and much more. Here's a look back at our most popular posts for April 2011.
AquaNerd.com just reported that long time saltwater aquarium author Eric Hugo Borneman was arrested on Wednesday, April 27th for multiple counts including burglary of a habitation and criminal trespass.
This may be the most disgusting hobbyist story I've read in a long while. A man walks into Underwater World in Helena, Montana (not to be confused with the wholesaler in Los Angeles) and sprinkles a mysterious white powder into their holding tanks, killing 70 fishes, corals, and inverts.
Nudibrachs are one of the most colorful and beautiful creatures in the world's oceans. In this video, David Doubilet highlights interesting information and the abundance of color variations in these animals.
Released on April 13th by Truls Larsen of Nor Eagle, Squid Drop is a game for iOS that will keep you entertained for hours.
Cree has announced a new line of commercial LED lighting system designed to replace common fluorescent "troffer" fixtures we see everyday at our workplaces. Are similarly designed systems for aquariums on the horizon?
DaniReef.com is reporting the Teco E-Chill product line is scheduled for release in the Summer of 2011 (at least in Europe). The E-Chill is an advanced, fan-based cooling system, complete with temperature controller and a water level sensor to regulate evaporation levels.
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When designing this aquarium, I had openness and negative space as my top priority. This aesthetically looks better, and allows for a more natural and pleasant display. All too often reefers are quick to stack massive amounts of rock and corals into an aquarium. This in turn gives the display the appearance of a fruit stand, and it is much too cluttered and busy. By allowing the corals a large area to grow, you will be rewarded with natural growth patterns and a better looking display.
Researcher Dr. Roger Hanlon from the Marine Biological Laboratory along with scientists from Rice University have been awarded a $6 million grant in order to study and ultimately emulate the unique camouflage ability of cephalopods like the cuttlefish.
Our friends at Nano-Reef.com are celebrating their 10 year old birthday by giving (rather than receiving) gifts to their members!
Although it's been widely discussed since February, last week, Marineland (owned by United Pet Group) officially issued the recall for their entire line of Stealth and Stealth Pro Aquarium heaters. Read the official U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission press release - as well as instructions for refunds/exchanges - after the jump.
In April, Marine Depot began a multi-part question and answer video series between their Facebook followers and Julian Sprung of Two Little Fishies.
Mojo's first thoughts on the SK201 Kone E-series internal protein skimmer from Skimz. Skimz is a Singaporean aquarium product manufacturer (makers of protein skimmers, reactors, media, additives, nano tanks, et al) whose products are only recently making their way into the United States.