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Feature Aquarium: Geekphysique's high tech planted aquarium

By Gareth Dominy on Jan 15, 2014 at 10:00 AM

What does a former reefkeeper do with a cache of high tech equipment? Start a high tech freshwater planted tank! Aquarist Gareth Dominy re-imagines uses for classical reefkeeping gear to create an automated 65 gallon planted aquarium that is a real showstopper.

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Aquarium Invertebrates: A Look at Some Azooxanthellate Epifaunal Bivalves

By James W. Fatherree on Jan 08, 2014 at 09:00 AM

James Fatherree explores the biology of non-photosynthetic clams, scallops, and oysters commonly encountered by reefkeepers. While most of these bivalves are not impossible to keep with advances in captive reef nutrition, their surprisingly high dietary requirements make their husbandry difficult.

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Feature Article: Imitating Natural Light Quality, Intensity, and Dosage in a Reef Aquarium - Do We Really Want To?

By Dana Riddle on Dec 18, 2013 at 10:00 AM

When it comes to reef aquariums, Mother Nature has always been the de facto benchmark aquarists aspire towards. Dana investigates in great detail the quality and quantity of light over natural reefs in order to lay the groundwork to answer the age-old question: what is the best light for captive corals?

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Feature Article: Coral Feeding: An Overview

By Tim Wijgerde, Ph.D. on Dec 04, 2013 at 10:00 AM

At present, several factors which influence the growth of scleractinian corals in aquaculture have been identified. These are known as light, water flow, water quality, and nutrition. This article will focus on nutrition, and describe the various ways in which corals feed. It will summarize the latest scientific findings about this topic, and present practical information on how to maximize coral feeding rates in the aquarium. This will promote efficient, sustainable coral aquaculture, and help the aquarist to maintain healthy corals at home.

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Aquarium Corals: Making Corals Colorful: 'Kaede' Fluorescent Proteins

By Dana Riddle on Nov 20, 2013 at 10:00 AM

Dana delves into the the science behind coral coloration by examining the fluorescent proteins in Clade D corals including Echinophyllia, Favia, Favites, Galaxea, Lobophyllia, Montastraea, Plesiastrea, Ricordea, Scolymia, Trachyphyllia, and others.

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Feature Article: Spectral Data from a Shallow Hawaiian Tidepool

By Dana Riddle on Nov 06, 2013 at 09:00 AM

Dana Riddle previously documented and discussed light intensity of a Hawaiian tidepool versus the home aquarium. Dana continues his light analysis by examining spectral data. What can nature teach us about coral care?

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Partner Persuasion: Advanced techniques in getting and keeping a new aquarium

By Richard Aspinall on Oct 23, 2013 at 10:00 AM

'Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.' Richard offers whimsical yet practical advice on how to convince your better half to go along with your aquatic ambitions.

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Feature Article: On the Great Barrier Reef

By James W. Fatherree on Oct 09, 2013 at 10:00 AM

James journeys to Australia's Great Barrier Reef with full camera gear in tow. Join him as he surveys the world's largest living structure and witness its incredible beauty and fragility.

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Product Review: Apogee Instruments' PAR Meter (Model MQ-200) and Software

By Dana Riddle on Sep 25, 2013 at 10:00 AM

The Apogee MQ-200 Quantum Meter offers many advantages to aquarium hobbyists. The meter is relatively inexpensive (as quantum meters go) and the submersible sensor is small and allows measurements to be made in tight spots. Hobbyists should take a careful look and see if this PAR meter is for them.

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Featured Aquarium: vpreef's 360 gallon reef

By vpreef on Sep 18, 2013 at 11:00 AM

Australia is home to the the world's most famous natural coral reef. It's also home to some pretty incredible captive reefs. We present vpreef's (John D's) outstanding aquarium. At less than a year old, it's already a real showstopper.

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Feature Article: Light Data from a Hawaiian Tidepool

By Dana Riddle on Sep 11, 2013 at 11:00 AM

Can we possibly match the amount of natural light in an aquarium?

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Aquarium Fish: Fishes of the Genus Siganus: The Rabbitfishes

By James W. Fatherree, M.Sc. on Aug 28, 2013 at 10:00 AM

I'll provide you information about the genus Siganus as a whole, the Rabbitfish species commonly offered in the hobby, and how to take good care of them.

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Equipment Review: LED Lighting Tests: Ecotech Radion Pro, Aqua Illumination Hydra, GHL Mitras 6100HV and 6200HV

By Sanjay Joshi, Ph.D. on Aug 21, 2013 at 10:00 AM

LED lighting has come a long way and the new generation of LED fixtures is delivering on the promise of LED technology, and control features. As usual, the users need to consider their own applications to determine the best one for the situation. Hopefully this data will be helpful in making your decisions.

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Aquarium Fish: Surgeonfish: A Forty Year Retrospective

By Terry Siegel on Aug 14, 2013 at 10:00 AM

Our very own Editor in Chief, Terry Siegel discusses surgeonfish husbandry like only he can – through forty years of personal experiences successfully keeping this beloved family of fish.

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Aquarium Invertebrates: A Good Look at the Crinoids

By James W. Fatherree, M.Sc. on Jul 18, 2013 at 11:00 AM

Crinoids are rather elegant relatives of the brittle stars, sea stars, and sea urchins, and can be quite spectacular in appearance. You might see them offered for sale at times, but as pretty as they may be their survival record in home aquariums is downright dismal. However, they're interesting invertebrate animals nonetheless, so I'll give you some information about them, and will also cover the reasons they typically do not survive long-term in home aquariums.

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