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By admin - Posted Oct 26, 2009 09:10 PM

Two new Lake Malawi cichilds are amazing

Labeotropheus chlorosiglos and L.simoneae are the two newest described cichlid species from Lake Malaŵi, Africa, and they are real stunners.

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The next generation Ecotech Radion is here

The Radion G4 is the next evolution of Ecotech's revolutionary LED light. The G4 features more LEDs, more power, more control channels, and a new HEI optics. The new features contribute to Ecotech's most powerful and advanced lighting system yet.

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Anti-aquarium film "The Dark Hobby" in production

Anti-aquarium activists Robert Wintner (AKA Snorkel Bob) is teaming up with filmmakers Paula Fouce and Michael Flores to produce a full-length, self-described "entertaining exposé" to attack the marine aquarium hobby.

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This is what the process of coral bleaching looks like

Advanced Aquarist readers surely know what coral bleaching is, but few of us have ever seen the process in action. A new study records how the LPS long-tentacle plate coral, Heliofungia actiniformis, actively (and rapidly) sheds zooxanthellae.

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Climate change and its effect on fish nutrition

Climate change and its effect on fish nutrition

The health of plankton like this copepod impacts the health all life up the food chain.

Studies about the effects of warming waters and acidification on fish have focused on their direct physiological impact. But a new study links the food chain to show that climate change can malnourish fish by stunting the zooplankton (e.g. copepods) they feed on.

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One of the world's most beautiful reefs is Russian

We shared this beauty in 2014, and the reef is only getting more amazing with age. Viking's 2000 liter (~525 US gallon), 300x80x80cm (120x32x32") aquarium is simply jaw-dropping, and we have four minutes of 4K video to prove it.

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A new American crayfish

A new American crayfish

Fallicambarus schusteri

Fallicambarus schusteri is the newest described crayfish from the Americas. The new burrowing species was discovered, surprisingly, along seasonally-flooded roadside ditches.

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Two hour video of Long Island Aquarium's epic 20,000g reef

Here are two hours of ultimate relaxation featuring the left half of one of the world's best public aquaria reef exhibits. Set it to full-screen HD and let your week's stresses melt away.

New shrimp looks like a cross between a jelly bean and a scorpion

New shrimp looks like a cross between a jelly bean and a scorpion

The scorpion coral shrimp

This is Metapontonia scorpio, a weird, new species of symbiotic coral shrimp from Taiwan. The tiny pill-shaped shrimp features an unique tail that can turn upwards like a scorpion's tail.

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Chromis may adapt to acidification by modulating their biological clocks

Chromis may adapt to acidification by modulating their biological clocks

Acanthochromis polyacanthus

A new research has uncovered a fascinating way some reef fish may be able to adapt (to an extent) to ocean acidification. The reef chromis, Acanthochromis polyacanthus, adapts to higher CO2 levels by altering its circadian rhythm genes to essentially think it's always nighttime.

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A new, bigger NoClean Aquarium

A new, bigger NoClean Aquarium

The new two-gallon NoClean Fish Bowl

The original NoClean Aquarium, introduced in 2012, is a small one-gallon tank featuring a built-in auto-starting siphon for quick and easy water changes. NoClean is now preparing to launch a larger two-gallon version in a new fish-bowl form factor.

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Mass die-off at East Flower Garden Bank

Mass die-off at East Flower Garden Bank

The remains of a sea urchin recently dead from a large-scale mortality event at the East Flower Garden Banks laying atop dying star coral colonies – these are coated with a white mat of unknown material. Image credit: FGBNMS/G.P. Schmahl

Something is killing invertebrates of all types (corals, starfish, urchins, clams, sponges, etc.) at an alarming rate in East Flower Garden Banks (Gulf of Mexico) ... and scientists have yet to identify the cause.

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A new tetra species: Hemigrammus aguaruna

A new tetra species: Hemigrammus aguaruna

Hemigrammus aguaruna

Hemigrammus aguaruna is a lovely new species of tetra from the western Amazon basin in Peru and Colombia, South America.

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The reef aquarium at DORMERO Hotel Rotes Ross is maturing ridiculously well

We're always excited to share updates about this 660 gallon reef aquarium famous for its lush mix of SPS, soft corals, and gorgonians as well as the huge zebra moray eel that patrols its waters. A new video shows just how spooky beautiful the reef has become.

The suspended staghorn Acropora growing downwards add a beautiful, unique, and almost Gothic appearance that further affirms Germany's DORMERO Hotel Rotes Ross reef as one of the most outstanding in the world.   It is no wonder why healthy coral reefs (wild or captive) are compared to bustling underwater cities.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trdl-acpiDo

Not all Zoas are social

Not all Zoas are social

The oral disk of this new species of zoantharian peaks out above the soft sand. Photo credit: Takuma Fujii

When we think "zoantharians," we think of colorful colonies of hundreds of polyps - like fields of flowers. But scientists have discovered a new, unique species of Japanese zoa that lives alone.

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