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By admin - Posted Jan 14, 2002 07:00 PM
A listing of all the Short Take articles published in the magazine.
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Short Take: Coral Survival After Long-term Exposure to Air

By James W. Fatherree, M.Sc. on Sep 14, 2009 at 08:00 PM

We recommend only doing this with specimens known to be in good health, and that they should be kept at approximately room temperature for the duration of travel.

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Short Take: Tips for Healthy Aquarium Inhabitants: Preventive Measures for Aquarists, Part Two

By Terry D. Bartelme on May 14, 2009 at 08:00 PM

Terry discusses tips on acclimation, nutrition, supplements, the immune system, and medication for Aquarists.

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Short Take: Prospective Livestock for the Temperate Marine Aquarium: A Photo Essay

By Kenneth Wingerter on May 14, 2009 at 08:00 PM

While this discussion is by no means an exhaustive list of worthy species nor a complete guide for aquarium husbandry, it is hoped that the descriptions and images of the creatures herein featured arouse a greater interest in this highly rewarding art.

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Short Take: Tips for Healthy Aquarium Inhabitants: Preventive Measures for Aquarists, Part One

By Terry D. Bartelme on Jan 14, 2009 at 07:00 PM

Practicing these good habits will minimize stress, prevent injury and insure that your stock will be well nourished.

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Short Take: Variable Rates of Photosynthesis of Zooxanthellae within the Lobe Coral (Porites species): An Explanation for 'Mottled' Bleaching?

By Dana Riddle on Oct 14, 2005 at 08:00 PM

This article will present information concerning variable rates of photosynthesis across the surface of a small Lobe Coral (tentatively identified as Porites lobata) and offer discussion of the implications.

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Short Take: Quarantine of Marine Fish (Teleost) Using Hyposalinity

By Toby Lowry D.V.M. on Nov 14, 2004 at 07:00 PM

The benefits we see with 11 ppt low salinity water have proven to be very useful to the quarantine of warm marine teleost. The advantages it offers the aquarist in disease prevention and treatment are very promising.

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Short Take: Atlantic Reef Herbivory

By Adam Blundell, M.S. on Oct 14, 2004 at 08:00 PM

Different families of fishes will spend different amounts of time feeding.

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Short Take: Stress In Fish, Part II: Why You Should Care About Stress In Fish

By Terry D. Bartelme on Sep 14, 2004 at 08:00 PM

Why is stress important to understand? Because of the affect it has upon the health, beauty, reproduction, growth, longevity and survival of your prized specimens!

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Short Take: A Conscientious Effort

By Adam Blundell, M.S. on Sep 14, 2004 at 08:00 PM

How much will it cost? How much can I make? Two questions that often arise when we discuss coral culturing facilities. However, maybe they are two questions that shouldn't be asked. We'll get back to that....

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Short Take: Stress in Fish, Part I: What is Stress in Fish?

By Terry D. Bartelme on Aug 14, 2004 at 08:00 PM

Most of what we know about stress in fish comes from research targeted to commercial fisheries. Science has really just begun to scratch the surface of what appears to be an enormous field of study.

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Short Take: The Basics Of Fish Locomotion

By Adam Blundell, M.S. on May 14, 2004 at 08:00 PM

To understand how each of these patterns is useful to the home aquarist, we need to discuss common locomotive styles.

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Short Take: Necessary Maintenance - Water Changes

By D. Wade Lehmann on Apr 14, 2004 at 08:00 PM

I will illustrate for you exactly why I believe that water changes are an integral part of the regular maintenance on reef tanks and how much should be changed at once.

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Short Take: Taking Digital Photographs in Fish Tanks

By Jon Bondy on Nov 14, 2003 at 07:00 PM

A continuation of Jon's in-dept article on digital photography.

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Short Take: Plumbing A Water Return Manifold - Goodbye Powerheads!

By Anthony Calfo on Sep 14, 2003 at 08:00 PM

Good water flow will keep solids in suspension, which increases feeding opportunities by fishes and invertebrates, and improves filter/skimmer opportunities to export such matter in a well-designed system.

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Short Take: The Information Gathered From The Ultimate Marine Aquarium By Michael Paletta

By Terry Siegel on Aug 14, 2003 at 08:00 PM

Another great book review for our readers.

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Short Take: Fireworm Husbandry?!

By Justin Pierce on May 14, 2003 at 08:00 PM

I think the overall attitude about them would change if people kept them long enough (in a separate tank of course) to get to know them. I will give a brief background on them and describe their husbandry requirements for people who would actually like to keep them around.

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Short Take: Calcium Reactor Substrate -- Phosphate Levels

By Greg Hiller on Apr 14, 2003 at 08:00 PM

How important is the level of phosphate in your calcium reactor substrate?

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Short Take: Packaging And Shipping Corals For The Winter Months

By Richard Durso on Feb 14, 2003 at 07:00 PM

Richard shares tips on winter shipping.The single best tip I can provide is to not have the corals shipped to your door.  Instead, have FedEx ship to the local depot and have them hold them there until you can pick up the package.  This sounds complicated, but it is really easy.

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Short Take: Comet Quandry!

By Scott Michael on Dec 14, 2002 at 07:00 PM

In this short article I would like to re-examine the taxonomic status of Calloplesiops argus.

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Short Take: Needle Valve Vs. Flow Meter: I'm Going With The Flow

By Mike Kirda on Nov 14, 2002 at 07:00 PM

Mike discusses using a flow meter for use with carbon dioxide cylinders for calcium reactors.

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