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By admin - Posted Feb 14, 2011 10:00 PM
Below is a comprehensive listing of our latest blog posts sorted by date with the newest posts at the top of the list.
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IceCap is back

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If you've been reefkeeping for more than a decade, it's a safe bet you know of or have owned a IceCap product. CoralVue is resurrecting the venerable brand! They plan to announce at least six IceCap products at Interzoo (May 29 to June 1, 2014).

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Giesemann designates CoralVue as its North American distributor

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German hi-tech aquarium manufacturer Giesemann has chosen CoralVue as its new North American master distributor. Coralvue will sell and service Giesemann products under the name Giesemann Aquaristic USA.

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"Clownfish are social animals" is an understatement

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This short video from 2007 is an oldie but a goodie (back from the days when "regular" captive bred clownfish were still the norm). Juvenile CB clownfish will often ball up in what can only be described as a Clownado. We need to trademark that word.

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Coffee table aquariums we actually like

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Most of the coffee table aquariums we've seen are uninspired novelty glass boxes amounting to nothing more than fish tanks that sit on the floor. Or they're simply not functional; Hint: Neither fully-sealed nor open-top designs are good ideas. Here are a three examples that are actually attractive and workable.

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2014 - 2015 $4,000 MASNA Student Scholarships

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The Marine Aquarium Societies of North America (MASNA) is proud to present the 2014 - 2015 MASNA Student Scholarships.

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Fish From Acidic Ocean Waters Less Able to Smell Predators

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Fish living on coral reefs where carbon dioxide seeps from the ocean floor were less able to detect predator odor than fish from normal coral reefs, according to a new study.

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New Red Sea dwarf goby described, and it's green!

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It ain't easy being green. Most Eviota sp. dwarf gobies are varying patterns of red, orange, and yellow. This newly discovered species from the Red Sea, Eviota oculopiperita, is a sublime tint of pistachio green with a see-through body.

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Recipe for must-see coral reef videos

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1. Capture spectacular macro imagery of exotic tropical organisms that boggle the mind. 2. Add transportive ambient soundtrack. 3. Mix gently. Enjoy. Pairs well with any full-bodied beverage.

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Giesemann introduces new multi-channel controllable bluetooth T5 lighting system

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Giesemann's newest lighting system is an advanced T5 light with multiple independent channels of wireless control. The new MATRIXX-II light shares the beautiful and sleek body design of Giesemann's flagship FUTURA LED lights.

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Supremely rare footage of oarfish swimming in the shallows

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Oarfish are one of the most amazing - and most rare - fish in the ocean. Their unusual silver ribbon-like bodies can reach lengths in excess of 11 meters (36 feet). They are believed to inhabit deep waters (we're talking up to 1000 meters/3300 feet deep), but every blue moon oarfish may wander into shallow waters.

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Giesemann offers new downloadable LED lighting schedule profiles

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To simplify the operation of Giesemann's new, advanced FUTURA and FUTURA-S LED lighting fixtures, the German manufacturer is now providing users six downloadable lighting schedule profiles. Profiles for the TESZLA-BT will also be available shortly.

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First fully aquacultured Tridacna maxima clam for auction

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Australian coral and clam farmer Acro Al is auctioning off the first fully aquacultured Tridacna maxima. Tridacnas have been farmed in open-system raceways for some time, and they're now being captive bred in closed systems too!

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Runaway fish found seven miles away

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A ten year old, meter-long Chagoi Koi disappeared from the Romsey World of Water (England) pond after a severe flood this February. Two months later, a woman walking her dog alongside a river spotted the koi. The fish has returned home and is reunited with his owners.

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Scientific research for challenging reef invertebrates needs your help

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Dr. Tim Wijgerde and Michaƫl Laterveer are embarking on new research to discover knowledge and develop protocols to grow and farm azooxanthellate reef invertebrates. To fund the required work, they are seeking the financial contributions of aquarists and the aquarium industry.

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True Facts about Octopus

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youtuber zefrank1's latest "documentary" is all about our future overlords. This is the second time he's focused his brilliant comedic efforts on cephalopods (possible fetish?) and his fifth about aquatic life. What the heck; We'll share all five videos in reverse chronological order in case you haven't watched them. Warning: Giggling may ensue.

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