This article presents some data on the underwater light field on a reef and compares it to the artificial light field over our reef aquaria, along with discussion of other features of natural lighting that are often not simulated in our aquariums.
Terry tackles the dreaded Majano sp. anemone with a Chaetodon ulietensis butterfly fish.
This month, our readers comment on tips for purchasing livestock and equipment online.
Dana evaluates the Li-Cor and Apogee PAR meters under varying conditions.
This month, we have a mystery critter seeking identification. Do you know what it is?
Using basic artistic rules of placement, symmetry, color, texture, and size the home hobbyist can bring out their favorite items as an 'attention getter'.
The Majestic Angelfish is one of the more mellow Pomacanthus angels and usually does not display aggression towards its tankmates, with the possible exception of other large angels and conspecifics introduced after it has established itself.
Ignasi describes the tank, its inhabitants, and husbandry behind the tank.
Feature Article: An Experimental Comparison of Sandbed and Plenum-Based Systems: Part 2: Live Animal Experiments
This month, we will continue our experimental comparison of sandbed and plenum-based systems under more realistic conditions.
Today our ability to maintain sea life in good condition has grown enormously, to the point where we are able to establish beautiful reef tanks that are populated with a very wide variety of invertebrates and vertebrates. However, our very success has uncovered other problems when it comes to reef keeping husbandry.
This month, we have a mystery fish seeking identification. Do you know what it is?
Interested in learning to build your own canopy for your lighting system?
Product Review: Water Testing Devices for Advanced and Professional Aquarists: The Hach 800 Series Colorimeters
Dana reviews the Hach 800 Series Colorimeters for use in marine aquaria.