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The Lionfish Tamer (not what you think)

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The Lionfish Tamer is a mini-speargun designed to kill invasive Lionfish in the Atlantic. If you're diving in Florida or the Caribbean and want to do your part to help, consider purchasing this affordable, portable tool.

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Aquarium fishes are more aggressive in reduced environments, a new study finds

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Case Western Reserve University has sent us a press release about their new study. Dr. Ronald Oldfield concludes something aquarists already know from experience: Fish are healthier and less aggressive in larger aquariums and aquariums with more natural settings.

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Self-described World's Smallest Aquarium [UPDATED with video!]

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Nano? Pico? Or some new descriptor we haven't come up with yet. Russian artist Anatoly Konenko specializes in miniature art and has built a half-thumb-sized glass box aquarium that holds just 10 milliliters (2 teaspoons) of water!

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Growing a coral safe movement

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From The University of Texas at Austin, College of Natural Sciences: Marine biologist Joan Holt is helping to find sustainable ways to breed and buy saltwater aquarium species.

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Feature Article: Inside A Coral Lab

By Tim Wijgerde on Sep 21, 2011 at 08:00 AM

Corals keep mystifying and challenging us, whether we are aquarists, divers or scientists. Our understanding of corals and their symbiotic organisms has been a long road, and knowledge of their biology is ever increasing. Even today, marine biologists are working hard to unravel the complex physiology of these amazing animals. The question however is: how do they do that?

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Avantgarde Aquarium Designs

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Design website mocoloco.com proves aquarium designs aren't confined to traditional bowls and rectangular boxes. While the collection of showcased aquariums may not be the most practical, they allow us to appreciate aquariums as art themselves.

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September 2011 Redfish now available for free download

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September's issue of the free pdf magazine Redfish is now available for download. This issue focuses on nano aquariums, both freshwater and saltwater.

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Sunrise Hogfish up for auction

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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.

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Protecting corals with grazing fish

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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.

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Australian Flathead Perch (Rainfordia opercularis) consuming ghost shrimp [video]

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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.

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CeramEco showcases eco-friendly and attractive aquascaping solution

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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.

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"Julian's Thing" is a device that serves a multitude of uses

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"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.

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Orphek issues statement regarding Mike Maddox, et al.

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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.

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Amazing, must-see reef videography!

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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.

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There’s no time like the present to start breeding marine ornamentals

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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.

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