A new troubling NOAA-led study has found that corals around popular tourist locations are not producing sperm or eggs. This finding obviously does not bode well for the recovery of reefs already heavily stressed and imperiled by climate change.
We've seen a lot of messed-up aquarium concepts over the years, but this is mind-bogglingly terrible. How anyone thinks this is a good idea is beyond us. *sigh*
Aquatic Life announced a very compact and economical ($129.99 USD) 4-state reverse osmosis and deionization system. Now you have no excuse not to purify your water for your aquatic friends.
We have another newly described iddy biddy goby. Eviota melanosphena is only known from the shallow reefs of the Great Barrier Reef between Lizard Island and Endeavour Reef.
Reef-A-Palooza (RAP) is billed as North America's most-attended reefkeeping event. RAP New York occurs on June 25 and 26. RAP organizers supplied Advanced Aquarist with information about next weekend's event (press release after the jump).
Japanese artist Haruka Misawa has taken the polar opposite approach to aquascaping as the late, great Takashi Amano. Instead of natural elements, Misawa's art exhibit, Waterscape, uses glass and 3D printed plastics to compose the final imagery.
The AI Prime HD is the next evolution of the popular Prime LED light with 10% more power using the "HD" LED puck found in the latest AI Hydra lights.
ORA has been busy commercially breeding reef fish in recent years, but it's been a while since ORA introduced a new Acropora to their product line. Laura's Purple Polyp Acropora is available starting this week.
Most of us know that many reef fish like clownfish, anthias, and wrasses are hermaphrodites, able to change sex throughout their life. But did you know the chalk bass can change genders at least 20 times each day? And they're faithfully monogamous too.
Exploration of the mesophotic Caribbean reefs have discovered many new goby species previously unknown to science. Varicus lacerta, dubbed "Godzilla Goby" by the scientists who described it, is the latest (and most unique) species yet.
We know this is a bold statement, but just take a look at these images by Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich; we're certain you will agree this gentleman possesses unparalleled talent.
For anyone who has ever believed their fish are able to recognize him/her from other people, a new research may finally substantiate your belief. Archerfish were able to correctly differentiate human faces over 80% of the time!
Fish that are bred to be bolder or more shy show corresponding changes to their body shape and locomotion, suggesting that personality changes affect other seemingly unrelated traits.
Construction is forging full speed ahead for Odysea Aquarium at Scottsdale, Arizona. With 200,000 square feet housing over 2 million US gallons of exhibits, it will be the US Southwest's largest public aquarium.
I stumbled upon an unbelievable video we shared a few years ago featuring Oliver the Green Eel, an incredibly tame moray. Oliver is not the only moray eel that enjoys people petting them.