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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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Kessil Lighting Debuts A150W LED Aquarium Light in Three Spectrums

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Advanced Aquarist has received a press release for Kessil's new compact LED aquarium pendant lighting system. The A150W will be available in three different spectrums: a 10,000K "Sky Blue," and 15,000K "Ocean Blue," and a 20,000K "Deep Ocean Blue."

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Cirrhilabrus rhomboidalis in full nuptial display

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Although Fairy Wrasses are popular amongst reefkeepers everywhere, few people have witnessed a male Cirrhilabrus in full nuptial display. It is an indescribable experience! Read on to see photos of the rare Cirrhilabrus rhomboidalis in courtship.

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We're looking for a few good bloggers!

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Advanced Aquarist is looking for a few good writers for our blog team. If you are passionate about aquariums/reefs and enjoy sharing and discussing relevant topics with fellow advanced aquarists, let us know.

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Indo-Pacific Acropora and Porites Growth Anomalies Strongly Related to Human Population Size and Host Density

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In a recently published paper, scientists have documented that these tumor-like diseases are highly correlated to the coral host density and in the case of Porties, the human population size near the reef. The human population size factor documented in this study is possibly the first time that this factor has "unambiguously link(ed) a coral disease with human population size."

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Parrotfish, Surgeonfish, and other Weed-Eaters Vital to Reef Survival

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In order to prolong the livelihood of coral reefs, Australian researchers say that maintaining a healthy population of weed-eating fish like parrotfish and surgeonfish is vital to keeping reefs from becoming weed-dominated by sargassum and other macroalgaes.

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New Tunze nanostream on the horizon

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I've confirmed with multiple sources that Tunze will introduce a new nanostream at Reefstock 2011 (March 12). The new Turbelle nanostream - currently designated 6095 - will the most powerful nanostream yet.

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Advances in Coral Husbandry in Public Aquariums Isn't Your Ordinary Reef Aquarium Book

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Advances in Coral Husbandry is a 444 page, 47 chapter, compilation from noted coral researchers covering major aspects of keeping large public coral reef aquariums and is available free online for download or for purchase from their website.

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Sylvia Earle's 2009 TED Prize Talk on Saving the World's Oceans

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In her acceptance speech, she shares stunning video of the oceans and its inhabitants as well as disturbing statistics on their decline over the years.

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Hawaii HB580 "Aquarium Ban" Legislation AMENDED

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HB580, introduced to prohibit the collecting and selling of aquatic life for aquariums, has been dramatically revised from its original scope and no longer directly targets the aquarium trade.

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Could a Coral Reef Cyanobacterium Aid Treating Serious Bone Fractures and Disease in Humans?

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Published this week in the ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters, researchers have discovered that a coral reef cyanobacterium that produces the compound largazole could help treat serious bone problems, disease and tumors.

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Welcome to the new Advanced Aquarist

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We told you something big was coming ... and here it is! Advanced Aquarist has been completely redesigned to improve your reading experience. Let's a take a look at the major changes ...

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Crocheting a Coral Reef - One Stitch at a Time

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Launched in 2005 by Christine and Margaret Wertheim, the Hyperbolic Coral Reef exhibit currently on display at The Smithsonian Institute and other museums aims to bring ecological awareness to the status of the world's coral reefs through the art of crochet.

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Six Awe-Inspiring Wallpaper Photos from National Geographic's "Photo of the Day"

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National Geographic captures the beauty of the underwater world in these six wallpapers for your PC.

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Getting The Full 3D Reef Experience: The Last Reef: Cities Beneath the Sea

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It was only a matter of time before 3D video was applied to underwater documentaries. Now, coming soon to digital 3D theaters and IMAX later this fall comes "The Last Reef" shot in 3D.

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Some Like It Hot, Some Like It Cold, Some Corals Wander Toward The Poles

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An upcoming study to be published in the Geophysical Research Letters is one of the first to document the northward migration of coral as global sea temperatures are on the rise.

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