For all of us that have used super glue for attaching frags to live rock rubble or frag mounts, we are no strangers to his invention.
11 sacks of corals totaling 440 specimens of Acropora and Pocillopora sp. were seized by Cebu's Anti-Illegal Fishing Task Force on March 28, 2011. These corals were not intended for live sale to the aquarium market, although (according to the reports) some would likely find their way into aquariums as either decorative curio or crushed substrate material.
Could it be that a major source of the carbonate mud on reefs and the missing components of the tropical carbonate factory is produced by fish waste? A recent publication in PNAS investigates this very question.
Two new captivating short videos surfaced over the weekend of dives in Borneo. One is a daytime dive which includes videos of th Ornate Ghost Pipefish, Coral Banded and Cleaner Shrimps, Anemone Crabs and Sexy Shrimps, Golden Morey, Ribbon, and Leopard Eels, Anglers, Leaf Fish, and more. The night dive is even more spectacular, showcasing outer-worldly nocturnal creatures ... including the Flamboyant Cuttlefish in the hunt!
Marine Aquarium Socieites of North America is offering a $2500 scholarship to a qualified student. Read more for details.
The Wasatch Marine Aquarium Society proudly presents the Mount West Reef Fest: your one day educational reef experience!
A new Guam bill introduced earlier this week aims to protect and restore Guam's coral reefs via provisions to recover damages and the assess civil penalties on marine vessels which damage the reef.
Starting March 27 and lasting four days, the annual mass coral spawn is anticipated in the Dampier Archipelago, Ningaloo Marine Park and Abrolhos Islands.
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Our friends at reef2reef have organized a memorial fund for Danny Hainline, a fellow reefkeeper who was tragically killed in an automobile accident earlier this week. He is survived by his wife and their newborn baby. Danny was only 27 years old.
Reef Threads is a podcast that highlights intriguing forum threads, blog posts, and magazine articles from across the reef aquarium hobby. Posted weekly, it's one podcast you don't want to miss.
A new "stress test" model developed by the Wildlife Conservation Society identifies the most diverse and hardy coral reefs in the western Indian Ocean as priorities for conservation and management.
Spring is finally here. Here are some best reef videos recently uploaded to youtube. Enjoy!
This is old news for our European readers, but Eheim's Aquastyle nano aquariums are expected to hit the US market next month. Placing 3rd in Global Pet Expo 2011's Showcase for Aquatic Products, the new aquariums feature modern design elements such as rimless construction and LED lighting.