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.
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802. In this article, we present several examples of imaging experiments to explore the inner beauty of the corals, conducted on corals grown in captivity at the Penn State HUB-Robeson Aquarium's Indo-Pacific Reef Tank.
Gary shares his 220 gallon tank with our readers.
We will continue building our annotated glossary focusing on the basic language and concepts of captive reef system chemistry.
Randy discusses the importance of calcium supplementation using a variety of techniques .
In 1986, I had my first encounter with S. latus. This initial contact was not underwater, but in one of the holding tanks at Aquarium Fish Fiji.
This photograph was taken of a sessile animal living in my 115-gallon aquarium.
I wanted to make a point of emphasizing that the survival record of flame scallops in captivity has traditionally been extremely poor.
Richard discusses the usage of fiber optics for aquariums.
Terry discusses the latest 'trend' in the United States - artificially dyed corals, which is a thoroughly despicable practice.
Toxicity in our tanks can have a diverse array of sources. These can range from the use of aerosols or solvents (such as ammonia, hairspray, or spray lubricants) in close proximity to our tanks to the presence of certain corals, fish, or alga within the system to that frying pan in the kitchen that occasionally smokes up the house.
Dave shares his aquarium with our readers this month.
What follows is the first part of an abridged and annotated glossary of terms and concepts I consider essential to setting up a successful reef system. This month, we begin with the technical side of things.