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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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The $6,500 10 gallon aquarium

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Would you pay $6,500 for a 10 gallon glass aquarium? Dutch artisans have crafted an unique multifaceted aquarium which can double as a modern geometric-abstract sculpture.

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Get your tickets now for the Marine Breeding Initiative Workshop

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You have until midnight tonight (March 15) to save 20% on tickets. After that the individual ticket price will go up to $40. This will be a great workshop with a number of excellent speakers discussing breeding marine organisms. If you are at all interested in breeding marine ornamentals this is a must-attend event.

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CAD Lights Conic Bio-Reactor updated with 3 way control valve

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CAD Lights introduced their innovative inverted-cone Conic Bio-Reactor earlier this year. Now they've taken the design a step further by adding a 3 way re-circulating valve. Users can control the internal tumble speed as well as the water flow entering in and out of the reactor.

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Certain corals may adapt to warmer waters

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Climate change and warming sea temperatures are exacting a toll on many species of coral around the world. However, a survey of reefs in South East Asia may indicate that certain species of coral may be able to adapt to warming sea temperatures.

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Cheesy snack saves coral reef

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If you love Cheetos, coral reefs, and conservation, then you'll love this news. An eBay member is auctioning off a "rare" Cheetos shaped like a seahorse, with 100% of the proceeds earmarked for Reef Relief, a Florida-based advocacy NGO for reef research, education and conservation.

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LED's efficiency surpasses 100%

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Researchers have long known that theoretically an LED could emit more light power than what it electrically uses. Now for the first time scientists have shown this experimentally. How is this possible?

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RLSS Protein Skimmers by H2O Systems

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H2O Systems has designed an entire line of in-sump and external protein skimmers utilizing the Waveline DC pumps we blogged about yesterday. The Reef Life Support Systems (RLSS) skimmers feature tapered reaction chambers, specially designed perforated "dual level" pinwheels, bubble plate diffusers, air silencers, and of course Waveline DC5000 speed-controllable pumps.

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Parenting comes at a price for male cardinalfish

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Being a great dad can mean starving to protect the kids, putting up with a jealous spouse – and often, dying young. At least, if you’re a cardinalfish.

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Waveline DC Pumps by H2O Systems

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H2O Systems has introduced a line of DC pumps that are potentially game changers. Their new Waveline pumps produce a lot of (variable speed) flow with impressively low power consumption, cool operation, and affordable prices (controller included). We have many confirmed details about two Waveline models.

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Rescue project comes to the aid of the endangered Banggai Cardinalfish

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A team of scientists and aquarists will use “crowd-funding” from the marine aquarium and conservation worlds to underwrite research and publish a new book about bringing the Banggai cardinalfish, Pterapogon kauderni, back from the brink. The project needs your support to succeed.

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Destination Reefs: Sulawesi (Week 2)

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As we mentioned in last week's Destination Reefs, Sulawesi (Indonesia) teems with so much life that we had to stay an additional week. Now we'll get up close and personal with hundreds of animals — from the beautiful to the bizarre — that inhabit Sulawesi's reef.

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February 2012's Most Popular Posts

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In February, we found a HUGE amphipod, discussed Scolymia husbandry and if we as aquarists should keep them, drooled over GloFish® Sushi, and toured a huge 2000 gallon curved aquarium. Here's a look back at our most popular posts for February 2012.

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Red Fishnets!

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Filed under "Why didn't I think of that?": Pennplax's 'Infra-red Easy Catch' nets are designed with red netting material. What's the big deal, you ask? Fish can't see red spectrum, so these nets make catching fish easier.

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It's a good year for Love

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Kevin Love, that is. The Minnesota Timberwolves power forward was named a NBA All Star for the second straight year and won the 3-point shooting contest. Now an octopus at the Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium has been named after him — no doubt the strangest honor he'll receive all year.

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Buy a T-shirt, Save a Reef

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Aquaapparel is a new clothing outfitter with whimsical designs inspired by marine life and lifestyle. What's more, the company donates a dollar to the Coral Restoration Foundation for every t-shirt sold. Mr. Saltwatertank, if you need a new shirt for your next video ...

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