Redfish magazine's first issue of the new year is available today for free download. This issue discusses puffers, boxfish, and their cousins, freshwater plant selection, whisker corals, high-bodied tetras, and how to turn around a failing aquarium.
From protein skimmers to LED lighting fixtures, Vertex is recognized for their high-end, streamlined designs ... a philosophy that apparently extends to 'mundane' accessories such as their new mini magnet cleaners and probe holder.
Carpet anemones host many species of clownfish in both the wild and in our tanks: clarkii, sebae, percula, ocellaris, and others. Here is a video by diver Will Webster of a drop-dead gorgeous solitary red carpet anemone hosting a number of A.tricintus clownfish.
We know corals are able to cope with changing temperatures when they host a mix of zooxanthellae clades (types), favoring one clade over another depending on environmental conditions. But AIMS researchers have now discovered the symbiotic algae themselves can adapt to different temperatures.
We've spent the last few Sundays in the Pacific. It's time again to show the Caribbean some love. A lot of rare and super expensive deep water fish from Curacao are now being collected for the first time ever, so let's take a visit to this Caribbean reef and its neighbor, Bonaire.
What benefits do bioluminescent bacteria gain by glowing? All it does is make it more visible and increase the likelihood of getting eaten by predators. Or maybe that is the point...
As initially reported by Ret Talbot (CORAL): The 26th Hawai'i Senate legislature has started off 2012 with at least SIXTEEN new measures seeking the regulation or total ban of the aquarium trade.
Kāneʿohe Bay is being attacked by Montipora White Syndrome. This outbreak is eerily similar to White Pox disease that devastated Acropora in the Caribbean. The cause of White Pox was recently determined to be caused by humans. Are humans also to blame for Montipora White Syndrome?
Migaloo, Australia's famous albino humpback whale, might just be the proud papa of another albino humpback whale affectionately dubbed Mini Migaloo. Only DNA testing will show this for certain.
ATI Aquaristik (Germany), largely known for their high tech lighting and protein skimmers, has introduced their new marine aquarium substrate named Fiji White Sand, with properties different than commonly-available aragonite.
Need a new desktop background? Here's a gorgeous HD wallpaper from Advanced Aquarist photographer Mitchell Brown (of www.aquaticprints.com). A long-nose hawkfish perched atop Acropora makes for the perfect photo op!
This fish looks perplexed. Why? It could be that carbon dioxide levels in its water are affecting its decision making processes causing it to behave erratically.
The fish-eating Conus geographus cone snail is one of the most venomous cone snails in existence. Its poisonous harpoon barb (which it spears its prey with) contains upwards of 200 different toxins which make short work of its intended meal.
Many reefkeepers who keep Plate Corals know these corals are able to exhume themselves when they're covered by sand. But the process in which they do this is more complex and interesting than you know.
This week's destination really needs no introduction. Being the world's largest reef structure, there's no shortage of underwater dive sites to explore. We have not one, not two, but three professional videos of the GBR for you this week.