Nothing excites me more than seeing successful breeding and propagation systems, which is why I am extremely pleased to share the "selected reef tank" showcased at www.h2oplusomething.com: Machado de Sousa's 8000L Coral Farm.
Blue Harbor continues to receive some of the most amazing fishes available in our hobby. Over the weekend, they posted photos and a video of a baby Apolemichthys arcuatus ... must-see for any angelfish or rare fish fan! Video after the jump.
Imagine this: You walk into your favorite LFS and find a dispensing machine serving up the freshest live phytoplankton you can buy - technology designed to sustain and deliver live algae/phytoplankton, delivered on-demand. This is exactly what the Haberlandt was built for: a biotechnological machine designed to culture and dispense algae.
We are pleased to announce the winner of the two latest Advanced Aquarist books: Drew Dickson!
On April 15th, the opening of the Legoland Octopus Exhibit at SeaLife Aquarium, Carlsbad, CA, was postponed due to the octopi not liking their new tank.
Malaysia has planted 540 tonnes of artificial reef structure in an effort to restore coral reefs damaged by tropical storms. Reef Balls are large, hollow structures made from pH balanced microsilica concrete. Learn more about Reef Balls after the jump
The Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium (Coney Island, NY) is currently undergoing a major 10 year, $150+ million renovation. Yesterday, they had their ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil their new Conservation Hall and 167,000 gallon Glover's Reef exhibit.
I love companies that listen to customer feedback and respond quickly to market demands! Reefbrite has just informed Advanced Aquarist that they will soon be shipping a red and white LED version of their Aquaviewer magnifying glass.
Aiptasia are a royal pain in the you-know-what. What is YOUR preferred method for fighting this scourge of the reef tank?
New product released from EcoTech Elements is a coral propagators best friend!
You only have until midnight April 15th (PST) to enter our Advanced Aquarist 2010 Volumes I and II book give-away. Read on for information on how to enter!
The Regional Aquatics Workshop (RAW) is being hosted in May 2011, by the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, in Virginia Beach. The staff of the Aquarium and the RAW Advisory Committee would like to cordially invite you to attend the 25th Regional Aquatics Workshop.
Once upon a time, the only place in the United States where one could view a live Odontanthias fuscipinnis (a deep water Hawaiian endemic) was at Waikiki Aquarium. Since then, a handful of specimens have trickled into the US; the bulk of O.fuscipinnis collected still end up in Japan (average market price north of $2,000 USD). A short video of a pair at Blue Harbor Japan after the jump.
Is it actually possible to barcode scan your fish to positively identify each one of them in a large group?
I stumbled across a fascinating, sped-up video of a Plate Coral (likely Fungia sp.) feeding on pellet food. Watch as the pellets are moved by the coral from the outer tentacles to the central mouth where they are ultimately consumed.