Terry discusses tips on acclimation, nutrition, supplements, the immune system, and medication for Aquarists.
While this discussion is by no means an exhaustive list of worthy species nor a complete guide for aquarium husbandry, it is hoped that the descriptions and images of the creatures herein featured arouse a greater interest in this highly rewarding art.
Terry starts out the new column by talking about tank selection.
Feature Article: A Different Look at Lighting: Effects of Prolonged Photoperiod, Spectral Quality, and Light Dosage
Some reef aquaria 'experts' have suggested that we understand all we need to know about lighting of reef aquaria. This article will suggest otherwise.
Terry discusses his trip to Pratt Institute for the Manhattan Reefs Frag Swap.
Various videographers document the amazing behavior of the cuttlefish. For more information about each video, visit the linked YouTube video.
The reward may well be a heightened appreciation for the diversity and adaptability of the plants and animals we so admire.
The Hawaiian flame fairy wrasse is an awesome aquarium fish.
Feature Article: Evaluation of Chemical Eradication Methods of Acoels (Acoelomorpha) From Marine Aquaria
Currently, 99% of the live stock in the marine ornamental trade is harvested from coral reefs in the wild. Therefore, aquarists should take every precaution to protect their livestock and keep it thriving in captivity.
Feature Article: How to Make Corals More Colorful Part 3 - New Information: Red Fluorescent Pigments: DsRed-type
In general, the fluorescence of DsRed pigments is not difficult to maintain in captivity. As you're probably aware by now, this subject has my interest and I'll keep researching this subject.
Product Review: T5 Fluorescent Lamps: UV Lighting's 'Super Actinic,' 'Actinic White,' and 'Aquasun' High Output T5 Lamps
This month we'll begin an examination of T5 fluorescent lamps in general and then scrutinize several lamps manufactured by UV Lighting Company.
Aquatic and Terrestrial Research Team. This project is designed to analyze the specific strains of bacteria used in a commercial probiotic formula. This particular probiotic compound could lead the way into the next generation of home aquaculture hobbyists.
Kenneth and others share their beautiful temperate tanks with our readers.