Do you remember Advanced Aquarist reporting on a pair of Bodianus sanguineus offered for sale by Nebraska Aquatic Supply? One specimen is now being auctioned off on eBay.
The Georgia Institute of Technology issued a press release about their research on conserving coral corals by managing populations of grazing fish. Studies have shown Tangs, Parrotfish, Angelfish, and other grazing fish help keep coral reefs healthy, so the research team seeks to find ways to encourage herbivore diversity and populations.
LiveAquaria.com has shared with Advanced Aquarist a wonderful video of the ultra rare, ultra expensive Rainfordia opercularis eagerly dining on ghost shrimp. This is the only video documentation of R.opercularis consuming prey that we are aware of.
CeramEco, makers of the ceramic aquarium products, were present at MACNA 2011 in Des Moines. They showcased some awesome hand-crafted rocks, offering a perfect aquascaping solution that looks just as good as it functions.
"Julian's Thing", a new Two Little Fishies product revealed at MACNA, is a cleverly thought-out coral feeding device that also doubles as a liquid applicator. Despite the comical name, it's an affordable aquarium product that serves multitude of uses for aquarists.
In response to the controversial discussions currently taking place pertaining to Mike Maddox's Captive Aquatics blog about the Ecotech Radion, Orphek has issued a statement to clarify its position on the issue.
With consumer video technology progressing rapidly, we are beginning to see more and more stunning reef videos which rival professional work. Here is a recent high-definition video of a reef tank shot entirely under actinic lights.
This year’s MACNA has inspired me to put a couple of my many tanks to good use. What better way to do it than to set up a system for breeding marine ornamentals. Post 1 of a multi-post series.
Aquaculture within the aquarium hobby has expanded dramatically in the past 10 years, and this practice has increasingly supported the demand for seafood around the world.
APBreed demonstrated their new rotifer-culturing container at MACNA 2011, which makes culturing rotifers easier than before.
Notwithstanding their many similarities, each species in the Clarkii Complex is uniquely interesting and attractive. Equipped with an awareness of the characteristics that distinguish members of the complex from one another, keeping these fishes may perhaps be even more rewarding.
Appreciating corals from up close: Eric Roth shares some amazing electron microscopy of the SPS coral Pocillopora sp. with Advanced Aquarist.
The folks at SeaWorld Florida are now searching for a full-time aquarist to perform tasks in the zoological department at the massive public aquarium and theme park in Orlando.
Ret Talbot shared on facebook an interesting short article which describes the impressive success story of Yellow Tang wild-stock management. While our hobby is harvesting 81% more Yellow Tangs today than a decade ago, the number of wild Yellow Tangs has actually increased by 35%! How is this possible?