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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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Tropical algae may aid in stroke recovery

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The tropical seas is a veritable pharmacy of chemicals with vast potential to treat human diseases. Researchers believe a compound found in reef dinoflagellates may provide neural repair therapy to stroke sufferers

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Color Elements is a new product line from Fauna Marin

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Fauna Marin Red Purple Complex, Green Blue Complex, and Blue Purple Complex Color Elements are trace element additives designed to enhance the color of your corals. The new additives will show up in stores stateside in the next several months.

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Premium Aquatics Early Turkey Sale

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Tis the season of giving! Premium Aquatics is another Advanced Aquarist premium sponsor joining in on the holiday saving spirit by extending 14% discounts for orders from now until next Monday. You know the drill by now ... coupon code and link after the jump.

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Bulk Reef Supply Private Black Friday Sale

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Not so private now! Our sponsor Bulk Reef Supply is extending their normally private Black Friday Sale email invitation to Advanced Aquarist readers. Save 12% site-wide. We share the 'secret' coupon code and link after the jump

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Hermit crabs socialize to evict their neighbors

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Social animals usually congregate for protection or mating or to capture bigger prey, but a University of California, Berkeley, biologist has found that the terrestrial hermit crab has a more self-serving social agenda: to kick another crab out of its shell and move into a larger home.

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Redfish Issue #16 on the 'newstands' now

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October, 2012's Redfish e-magazine is available for your (free) viewing pleasure. In this issue, Redfish visits Georgia Aquarium, shares the secrets of keeping and breeding cichlids, introduces readers to the challenges of keeping the Goldsaddle Goatfish, and continues the reefkeeping adventures of their editor.

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Mike Paletta on Starting a Reef Tank - Part II of the LED Experimental Saltwater Tank

By Russ Kikel on Nov 09, 2012 at 08:00 AM

In part two of this three part series, AmericanReef's Russ Kikel visits with Mike Paletta at his home near Pittsburgh, PA. Mike is setting up a new 75 gallon reef tank to test the effects of LED lighting. In this video, he shares his thoughts on phosphate and nitrate reduction, sand bed preferences and provides tips on creating an aquarium cover.

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Corals Attacked by Toxic Seaweed Use Chemical 911 Signals to Summon Help from Fish

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Corals under attack by toxic seaweed do what anyone might do when threatened -- they call for help. A study reported this week in the journal Science shows that threatened corals send signals to fish "bodyguards" that quickly respond to trim back the noxious alga -- which can kill the coral if not promptly removed.

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First report of pughead skeletal deformity in a Queen Angelfish

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Few reef fish in the wild are reported with this condition and now two Queen Angelfish at the St. Peter and St. Paul Archipelago, Mid Atlantic Ridge, Brazil are reported with this abnormality. What caused it?

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Graduate Assistantship at University of Florida

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UoF's Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory is accepting applications for a graduate assistantship as part of the Rising Tide Initiative: a collaborative scientific effort to investigate breeding techniques for coral reef fish.

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Cubic Home Jellyfish Aquarium closer to release

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In a matter of months the new Cubic jellyfish aquarium will hit the states giving jellyfish aficionados another choice in tanks specifically designed to keep these animals alive and thriving in the home environment.

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Kessil drops price on popular A150W to $225

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Previously $265, the price of the compact LED aquarium light drops by $40 for the United States market.

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First wild footage of the West African Seahorse [video]

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Kate West, of the Imperial College London, captured the first ever video of this seahorse just off the coast of Senegal for her Masters Thesis about the seahorse trade of this species.

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Vertex V-Colla Viola Epoxy

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There are several underwater curable epoxies marketed to aquarists, but Vertex claims they are the first to design a two-part adhesive specifically intended for aquariums: their new V-Colla Viola.

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Reefers come together to provide Hurricane Sandy relief

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This does my heart good. Multiple reef clubs and forums are coming together to help reefers devastated by Hurricane Sandy and you and your reef club can help too!

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