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AmericanReef Video Podcast: Troubled Waters with Bob Snowden of the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium

By Russ Kikel on Nov 14, 2010 at 07:00 PM

AmericanReef.com talks with Bob Snowden about Troubled Waters, a Caribbean exhibit at the PPG Aquarium in Pittsburgh.

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Aquarium Fish: Use of MS-222 (Tricaine Methanesulfonate) to Induce Sedation and Anesthesia in Ornamental Fishes

By Kenneth Wingerter on Nov 14, 2010 at 07:00 PM

MS-222 continues to be a valuable tool for aquatic animal keepers. Its low cost and wide availability, as well as its relatively high degree of safety and reliability, make it an attractive choice of anesthetic agent for numerous types of applications.

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Aquarium Invertebrates: A Look at the Giant Clam Tridacna gigas

By James W. Fatherree, M.Sc. on Nov 14, 2010 at 07:00 PM

Keep in mind that if you plan on having a gigas long term, it will need to be kept in a tank that is at least 18 inches wide, and will more than likely eventually need something even bigger than this. These clam are not suited for life in 55 gallon tanks, etc.

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Feature Article: Advanced Water Quality Analyses: LaMotte's 'Smart 2' Colorimeter And a Quick Comparison to the Hach 890 Colorimeter

By Dana Riddle on Nov 14, 2010 at 07:00 PM

The LaMotte Smart 2 colorimeter is a powerful tool for advanced hobbyists. Many results generated by this instrument are acceptable to the US Environmental Protection Agency. Its accuracy and precision is remarkable for a relatively inexpensive device.

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Editorial: November 2010

By Terry Siegel on Nov 14, 2010 at 07:00 PM

Terry discusses his latest endeavour with freshwater Discus.

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Announcement: November 2010 Kindle / Nook eReader Edition Available

By Shane Graber on Nov 14, 2010 at 07:00 PM

Kindle and Nook / Sony eReader editions are now available for this issue!

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AmericanReef Video Podcast: Coral Farming 101

By Russ Kikel on Oct 14, 2010 at 08:00 PM

AmericanReef.com talks with Todd Melman about coral farming.

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Video: Aquariums - David Saxby's Reef Aquarium (extended version)

By YouTube.com on Oct 14, 2010 at 08:00 PM

Check out this awesome 1,200 gallon aquarium owned by David Saxby.

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Aquarium Chemistry: Regeneration of Granular Ferric Oxide Media with Sodium Hydroxide

By Matt Wandell, Laura Kormos on Oct 14, 2010 at 08:00 PM

For aquarists who keep non-photosynthetic corals that require massive feeding, have large tanks, or a dense fish population the costs of regular GFO replacement can be significant. With a few simple tools and techniques we can easily regenerate GFO so that it can be reused several times over.

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Aquarium Invertebrates: Metasepia pfefferi – the aptly named Flamboyant Cuttlefish

By Richard Ross on Oct 14, 2010 at 08:00 PM

The Flamboyant cuttle is one of the most amazing animals I have encountered in the wild or in captivity. They are beautiful, masterful predators that live fast and die young. It is my hope that one day they will be bred in captivity and readily available for all cephalopod enthusiasts.

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Feature Article: Types of Phosphorus in a Reef Aquarium and Comments and Observations of Removal by Protein Skimming

By Dana Riddle on Oct 14, 2010 at 08:00 PM

This testing makes it clear this protein skimmer did remove phosphorus, although the process may not be particularly effective as a sole method of P control, and phosphate could accumulate in the system if other removal mechanisms are not used.

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Editorial: October 2010

By Terry Siegel on Oct 14, 2010 at 08:00 PM

Terry discusses this month's issue.

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Announcement: October 2010 Kindle / Nook eReader Edition Available

By Shane Graber on Oct 14, 2010 at 08:00 PM

Kindle and Nook / Sony eReader editions are now available for this issue!

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AmericanReef Video Podcast: Sea Turtle Conservation with Josie Romasco of the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium

By Gary Lindner, Russ Kikel on Sep 14, 2010 at 08:00 PM

AmericanReef.com visits with Josie Romasco, founder of the Sea Turtle Second Chance conservation program to discuss their goals.

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Aquarium Fish: Reconsidering the Sand Tilefishes

By Kenneth Wingerter on Sep 14, 2010 at 08:00 PM

There is much to be learned about this valuable aquarium fish (reports of captive spawns of some sand tilefish species have certainly been encouraging); clearly, the suitability of these intriguing animals for the home, and public, aquarium has yet to be fully demonstrated.

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