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Why Aquarist Should Understand the Data Relating to the Hawaii Marine Aquarium Fishery

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With two of five counties in Hawaii voting to ban the marine aquarium trade in the State, there has never been a more important time to understand the data. The future of the marine aquarium trade may depend on it.

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Rainbow Symphyllia from A Reef Creation is nothing short of eye-popping!

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This incredible Symphyllia offered by A Reef Creation shows colors of every color of the rainbow. Multicolor Symphyllias are very hard to come by, but it looks like this coral vendor struck gold!

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New Advanced Aquarist book available!

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We are excited to announce that the latest edition of the Advanced Aquarist book series is now available. This volume covers January through June 2011 and is currently available from CreateSpace and Amazon.com.

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Introducing the Mini Mud-Goby

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Blennywatcher.com shared a great video of an undescribed Callogobius sp. goby from Indonesia. Not only is this species tiny - the goby in the video is less than 10mm (0.4 inches) - but it also exhibits fascinating if not bizarre behavior. Watch the video after the jump.

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New Fauna Marin Professional Sea Salt

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Marine aquarists today are fortunate to have a wide selection of high quality synthetic sea salts. Now Fauna Marin has introduced their Professional Sea Salt "specially developed for coral breeders and aquarists with the same professional standards."

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Five RIDICULOUS Scolymia australis

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Germany is the birthplace of modern reefkeeping, and it's also home to some of the craziest Scolymias I have ever seen. Here are five impressive specimens from Extreme Corals that are sure to blow your mind.

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"Extinct" giant sponge rediscovered

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Once used as baby bathtubs, the giant Neptune's Cup sponge thought extinct was recently rediscovered by divers off the tropical coast of Singapore.

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Destination Reefs: French Polynesia

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We're going to have a little fun this week ... or at least watch some young, bold, and beautiful people having fun free-diving in Polynesia. This weeks' Destination Reefs video takes us to French Polynesia to witness the wave-swept coral reefs of Tikehau. We also have a bonus video of shark-diving in French Polynesia.

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An octopus table: a sure conversation starter!

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This piece of art is absolutely amazing! It took 2.5 years to make (1500 hours total) and is cast completely out of bronze (minus the glass table top of course).

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In more news ...

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Links to stories from this week that we didn't report on that may interest you, including the birth of a rare shark in captivity, "Mick Jagger" sea worms, using PCR to identify coral pathogens, lionfish may be toxic so don't eat them, and Google Earth following robots across the ocean.

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BBC's 'Frozen Planet'

By Matthew Stansbery on Nov 24, 2011 at 04:15 PM

BBC's new series 'Frozen Planet' (both the Arctic and Antarctic regions) is presented in ways you've never seen before and may never see again. We all know what a brine is … and what an icicle is … but have you ever heard of a "Brinicle?"

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Giving Thanks

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Today is Thanksgiving in the United States - a national holiday when we reflect on the things we are thankful for. Here are the things I am thankful for.

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AMAZONAS freshwater aquarium magazine available in English, 2012

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Freshwater aquarists rejoice! AMAZONAS magazine, previously only available in German, is set to premiere their English edition in January 2012. AMAZONAS is published by the same team that brings you CORAL magazine, so you know the quality will be top notch. Like CORAL, AMAZONAS is a bi-monthly magazine (six issues per year).

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What do you do when you find a dead 300 pound tuna?

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What else would you do? Gather it up, soak the carcass in an ammonia solution, and put the bones back together of course!

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Fascinating Flamboyants [video]

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This video shows some pretty amazing behaviors of one of the most fascinating of all the fascinating cuttlefish, Metasepia sp. This female balances on arm tips, walks on all fours (the rear legs being articulated fleshy appendages) and, most exciting to me, hunts by aiming its two feeding tentacles in different directions.

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