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RIPFIN: Another stunning great white shark video from Joe Romeiro [video]

RIPFIN: Another stunning great white shark video from Joe Romeiro [video]

Battle-scarred great white shark

Joe Romeiro has just published another beautiful video of a battle-scarred great white shark from Isla Guadalupe. If you've got three minutes to spare, it's definitely worth watching.

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Tropical fish breeders in Florida may be in for another harsh winter

For three straight winters, Florida has suffered unseasonably cold weather which have destroyed not only fruit crops but tropical fish as well. Ornamental fish farms have learned lessons from the past two winters and are once again bracing for the worst.

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Destination Reefs: Fiji

Destination Reefs: Fiji

Video of Qamea Island, Fiji by Khaled Sultani

Destination Reefs Video Series is back, and this Sunday we visit a location every reefkeeper is familiar with: Fiji! Many of our livestock - both fish and corals - come from Fiji. These videos of lush tropical gardens show why Fiji is such a popular collection site for the aquarium trade.

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First ever video of Lipogramma robinsi surfaces

Lipogramma robinsi is the latest deep water reef fish to be collected from Curacao (Caribbean Sea) using a deep-sea submersible. Now Blue Harbor has uploaded a video of this rarity; This is the first live footage we are aware of.

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PODZILLA: Electron Microscopy of Amphipods and Copepods

PODZILLA: Electron Microscopy of Amphipods and Copepods

Copepod like you've never seen before!

Ever wondered what pods look like under extreme magnification? Wonder no more. Eric Roth shares with Advanced Aquarist some incredible images of amphipods and copepods under an electron microscope.

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December downloadable issue is now available

December downloadable issue is now available

December 2011 cover.

We are pleased to announce that the December 2011 issue is now available for download for only $0.99. The download includes the complete issue in PDF, Kindle, and Nook / ePub format. It's a great way to read Advanced Aquarist while away from your computer while you're on the go!

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AquaDream: the world's largest conical aquarium now open in the Morocco Mall

AquaDream: the world's largest conical aquarium now open in the Morocco Mall

Shoppers get up close with nearly 3,000 saltwater fish as they ride a glass elevator through the center of the world's largest conical aquarium.

This is one massive aquarium! It features sharks, rays, and other marine fishes swimming around the display in a recreated reef structure populated with artificial coral. What really sets this aquarium apart from others in its class is that it is actually cone-shaped!

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LFS in Buffalo, NY robbed of dry goods, corals and cash

A Reef Creation, a local fish store and online coral vendor located in Buffalo, N.Y. was burglarized earlier this week of over $20,000 in cash, dry goods and live coral. Please help catch these criminals (video and photo after the jump).

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2011's Most Popular Magazine Articles

2011's Most Popular Magazine Articles

Schematic of simple turbulent jet. From Experimental Comparison of Measured Flow Output of Aquarium Propeller Pumps.

Our hobby advanced quite a bit in 2011! We witnessed some awesome aquarium builds (both photosynthetic and non-photosynthetic), learned more about LED lighting, better understood bacterial counts and how they relate to things like carbon dosing, and discovered the differences in flow from aquarium propeller pumps. Here's the Top 10 magazine articles for 2011. A big "Thank You" to all of our authors for contributing to the advancement of our hobby!

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Bali Deepwater Maricultured Acroporas

Bali Deepwater Maricultured Acroporas

A red A.carduus. The pricey "Red Dragon Acro" designer coral has some serious competition now.

Bali is now shipping out some awesome maricultured "deepwater" Acropora. Extreme Corals (Germany) has received shipment of some extraordinary specimens with unique growth forms that will whet the appetite of any SPS lover in 2012.

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2011's Most Popular Blogs

2011's Most Popular Blogs

The Radion XR30w is the latest gear to join Ecotech Marine's integrated family of high-end reefkeeping products.

In the year 2011, we shared an incredible 2000+ gallon coral farm, watched Tunze demonstrate flow vs. turbulence, witnessed a bizarre one-eyed shark, and were introduced to the EcoTech Marine Radion LED light. Here's a look back at our most popular blogs for 2011.

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December 2011's Most Popular Posts

December 2011's Most Popular Posts

December 2011's most popular posts!

In December, we learned of a business owner that was facing fines and prison time for smuggling protected species, drooled over some great reef tanks, pined for the ability to never have to clean our glass again, and zapped Aiptasia with deadly laser beams. Here's a look back at our most popular posts for December 2011.

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This coral will self-destruct in ...

This coral will self-destruct in ...

Bleached corals at Heron Island

Excessive oxygen radicals harm corals that are stressed by high temperatures causing membrane damage or high light levels generating too much O2 via photosynthesis. Corals respond to this threat by deliberately expelling their symbiotic algae - AKA coral bleaching. Scientists are uncovering the molecular signals and tipping points behind this 'cell suicide.'

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Brainless, faceless prehistoric fish found in Scottish waters

Brainless, faceless prehistoric fish found in Scottish waters

An Amphioxus found in Scottish waters.

The fish is called an Amphioxus and instead of a face or a brain, it has a simple nerve cord running down the length of its back. This was one of the interesting finds in a 2011 government-backed expedition.

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Do you have a rats nest of power cords around your tank? A Plug Hub might be your solution.

Do you have a rats nest of power cords around your tank? A Plug Hub might be your solution.

Your Tank, Untangled.

The Plug Hub is an interesting cord management system that might just help tame your mess of cords that sit either under or behind your tank.

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