The author's Zebrasoma desjardinii appears to be telling the Pomacanthus navarchus to keep its distance by a show of size.
Although these stars require extra care in the initial selection, once a blue Linckia is successfully introduced into a large, well established aquarium with plenty of live rock to explore, they are usually quite hardy and are certainly a beautiful addition to a reef aquarium.
Doug reviews Fabricius and Alderslade's latest book and also points out some interesting things in the periodicals.
Today North American hobbyists have a wide range of choices when considering a new protein skimmer. Given its quality of workmanship, power efficiency, and effectiveness of the Klaes design, it is time to add Klaes to this growing list.
This is a non-parasitic flatworm that presumably feeds on algae and detritus in the aquarium. It can grow to a length of 5-7 mm and is red-yellow in color.
A selection of useful tidbits of information for the aquarist. Readers are encouraged to send their tips to email@example.com for possible publication.
Each month we'll showcase a particularly nice aquarium photograph, taking the time to discuss the identification and husbandry of the animal pictured as well as information relating to the technical details of how the photo was taken.
All reef aquarists are versed in the fact that such organisms remove calcium and carbonate from the water column in order to provide materials for calcification. Exactly how calcification takes place, however, is rarely considered.
Captive breeding is the ultimate answer to current collection practices that are endangering the survival of too many species.
This month, Joe shares his 180 gallon reef aquarium with us.
Terry discusses his tank and introduces two new columns for the magazine.
Growing mangroves enables one to decorate a tank to look like a fringing reef that surrounds an island, as seen from the ocean. In fact, this is what I tried to do with my 1500 gallon tank with the help of 40 mangroves.
In this article, I limit myself to those corals having white areas that are not caused by bleaching or disease.
In this article, we will take a look at three of my favorite species of hogfishes. I am a big fan of this trio of Bodianus because they're attractive, they tend to do well in captivity, and they have interesting behavioral repertoires. So let's begin our examination!