Despite the fact that they are a beautiful and frequently available in the hobby, they generally do not survive well in reef tanks, and in this article I will try to convince you that they should be avoided by all but experienced hobbyists.
Digital cameras allow today’s amateur aquarist to take wonderful pictures of their tanks, but obtaining optimal results requires some care and understanding.
This month's column will review two new books of interest to marine aquarists and alert you to information on coral and coral reef issues from two important web sites.
It's always good to be prepared and Richard goes through a number of things that you as an aquarist should think about.
Vincent shares his aquarium with our readers this month. (translated from the French by Nicolas Will)
We'll survey useful types of phytoplankton, discuss why they are important in our home fish breeding efforts, and examine what it takes for home culture of these microalgae.
Randy discusses iron and its usage in our aquariums.
Greg discusses the Regal Angelfish this month in his column.
James shares his photography talent with our readers.
This article covers the genera most often seen in aquaria.
Charles reviews latest publications in the literature.
Double ended metal halide bulbs are not inherently better than similar wattage single ended bulbs, but the integration of a reflector into a double ended lighting fixture can give the double ended system an advantage.
Doug reviews the latest book by the Tacketts and also reviews a number of periodical entries.