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By admin - Posted Jan 14, 2002 07:00 PM
A listing of all the Lateral Lines articles published in the magazine.
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Lateral Lines: Probiotic Analysis Part II: Subcultures and Quantification

By Adam Blundell, M.S., C(ASCP), Robert Durrant, M.S., MT(ASCP) on Mar 14, 2009 at 08:00 PM

Aquatic and Terrestrial Research Team. This project is designed to analyze the specific strains of bacteria used in a commercial probiotic formula. This particular probiotic compound could lead the way into the next generation of home aquaculture hobbyists.

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Lateral Lines: Probiotic Analysis Part I: Aerobic and Anaerobic Cultures

By Adam Blundell, M.S., C(ASCP), Robert Durrant, M.S., MT(ASCP) on Feb 14, 2009 at 07:00 PM

Aquatic & Terrestrial Research Team. While Probiotics continue to grow in popularity, it is important to look at the actual organisms found in culture.

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Lateral Lines: Mudskippers Part I- Intriguing Little Buggers

By Adam Blundell M.S. on Nov 14, 2008 at 07:00 PM

For hobbyists looking for something truly inspiring and educational, I recommend looking into mudskipper care.

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Lateral Lines: Probiotics Part I: A Lot of Hype or a Lot of Help?

By Adam Blundell M.S. on Oct 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

Adam reviews using probiotics in shrimp culture.

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Lateral Lines: Blundell Buttons Part II: The Present

By Adam Blundell M.S. on Sep 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

And for anyone still wondering - the original colony is still alive and doing well now a nearly a decade later in the original tank.

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Lateral Lines: Blundell Buttons, Part I: The Past

By Adam Blundell M.S. on Aug 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

The overall goal was to show the potential for captive aquaculture.

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Lateral Lines: Finch Shutoff Relay

By Adam Blundell M.S. on Jul 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

The Finch Shutoff Relay is a great electrical invention. This item will undoubtedly prevent many overflows (it has saved me already).

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Lateral Lines: Making Waves With The EcoTech Marine VorTech

By Adam Blundell M.S. on Jun 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

While water motion will forever be debated, we can all agree that having options on water flow is always great. Thankfully we now the ability to produce water flow in all sorts of varieties.

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Lateral Lines: Water Flow Part II: Common Devices

By Adam Blundell M.S. on Apr 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

This is a review of some of the more common water flow devices used in the hobby.

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Lateral Lines: Water Flow Part 1: Where to Begin

By Adam Blundell M.S. on Jan 14, 2008 at 07:00 PM

How can a hobbyist decide how to set up their tank if they don't have an idea on how the water will move in the tank?

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Lateral Lines: Digging for Answers

By Adam Blundell M.S. on Dec 14, 2007 at 07:00 PM

You may not think that learning about fossils will help you as an aquarist. Indeed you may be correct. But it will certainly help you in understanding the great history behind those colorful little fishes sitting in your living room aquarium.

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Lateral Lines: Mind The Gap, Part I: A Glowing Example

By Adam Blundell, M.S. on Nov 14, 2007 at 07:00 PM

My position was that the many groups involved in the hobby were not working directly with each other and far more could be done.

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Lateral Lines: Delicatessen Part 4: A Never-ending Battle or the Verge of Something Great

By Adam Blundell M.S. on Oct 14, 2007 at 08:00 PM

Recent developments of larval shrimp cultures, the success of commercial breeding programs, and the newly generated interest of aquarists to breed invertebrates may serve together as the big breakthrough.

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Lateral Lines: Delicatessen Part 3: The need for ornamental invertebrate rearing systems

By Adam Blundell M.S. on Aug 14, 2007 at 08:00 PM

This article is intended foster discussion on larval rearing systems. The information presented here are the current and ongoing developments of larval rearing systems used by hobbyists and researchers alike. Future articles will show the construction and design of rearing systems.

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Lateral Lines: Tide Pools Part 3: Human Visitors and Their Usage

By Adam Blundell, M.S. on Nov 14, 2006 at 07:00 PM

Adam continues his series on tidepools.

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Lateral Lines: Hydrometer Observations Part I

By Adam Blundell, M.Sc. on Sep 14, 2006 at 08:00 PM

Adam compares hydrometers and refractometers.

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Lateral Lines: Once Again Part II: Aquascaping and Lighting

By Adam Blundell, M.Sc. on Aug 14, 2006 at 08:00 PM

Adam discusses aquascaping and lighting and their importance in a reef tank.

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Lateral Lines: Once Again: Electricity and Plumbing: Part I

By Adam Blundell M.S. on Jul 14, 2006 at 08:00 PM

Advanced aquarists have their own set of concerns and ideas when setting up an aquarium. They are not bothered with learning the basics, but instead are looking for the techniques and design to provide what they didn’t already have with their previous aquariums.

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Lateral Lines: Reef Aquarium Filtration Part IV: Consumption

By Adam Blundell, M.Sc. on May 14, 2006 at 08:00 PM

The act of feeding an aquarium produces a greater need for filtration. However the reason for feeding is often times to satisfy the needs of particular animals. These animals are themselves serving in a way to help filter the aquarium as they consume the provided foods.

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Lateral Lines: Reef Aquarium Filtration Part III: Natural and Artificial

By Adam Blundell, M.Sc. on Apr 14, 2006 at 08:00 PM

This article is a continuation describing some of the more philosophical filtration practices and concepts.

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