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By admin - Posted Jan 14, 2002 07:00 PM
Below is a listing of all of our articles about corals (husbandry, selection, habitats, etc) sorted by date with the newest at the top of the list.
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Short Take: Prospective Livestock for the Temperate Marine Aquarium: A Photo Essay

By Kenneth Wingerter on May 14, 2009 at 08:00 PM

While this discussion is by no means an exhaustive list of worthy species nor a complete guide for aquarium husbandry, it is hoped that the descriptions and images of the creatures herein featured arouse a greater interest in this highly rewarding art.

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How To: Considerations for Building and Maintaining a Temperate Marine Aquarium

By Kenneth Wingerter on Apr 14, 2009 at 08:00 PM

The reward may well be a heightened appreciation for the diversity and adaptability of the plants and animals we so admire.

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Feature Article: How to Make Corals More Colorful Part 3 - New Information: Red Fluorescent Pigments: DsRed-type

By Dana Riddle on Apr 14, 2009 at 08:00 PM

In general, the fluorescence of DsRed pigments is not difficult to maintain in captivity. As you're probably aware by now, this subject has my interest and I'll keep researching this subject.

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Feature Aquarium: Try A Cool, Refreshing Temperate Marine Aquarium

By Kenneth Wingerter on Mar 14, 2009 at 08:00 PM

Kenneth and others share their beautiful temperate tanks with our readers.

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Feature Article: How to Make Corals More Colorful, Part Two: New Information! Green Fluorescent Pigments, Pigment Clades, and Photoconversion from Green to Orange/Red

By Dana Riddle on Feb 14, 2009 at 07:00 PM

This month, we'll look at the most populous coral pigment category: Green Fluorescent Proteins (or GFPs). In addition, we'll examine how light intensity and spectral qualities affect GFPs.

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Feature Article: How to Make Corals Colorful, Part One: New Information, With Particular Attention to Blue-Green Fluorescent Pigments

By Dana Riddle on Jan 14, 2009 at 07:00 PM

Light intensity and its spectral characteristics play important parts in promotion of coral coloration.

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Feature Article: Coral Reproduction, Part Four: Non-Scleractinian Anthozoans Including Soft Corals, Zoanthids, and Anemones

By Dana Riddle on Oct 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

This month, well examine what little we know of the sexual reproductive habits of soft corals, zoanthids, a few anemone species and others.

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Lateral Lines: Blundell Buttons Part II: The Present

By Adam Blundell M.S. on Sep 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

And for anyone still wondering - the original colony is still alive and doing well now a nearly a decade later in the original tank.

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Feature Article: Coral Reproduction, Part Three: Stony Coral Sexuality, Reproduction Modes, Puberty Size, Sex Ratios and Life Spans

By Dana Riddle on Sep 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

Information on the reproductive habits of over 300 stony coral species (in almost 100 genera) is presented. It is the most complete single-source reference currently available.

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Lateral Lines: Blundell Buttons, Part I: The Past

By Adam Blundell M.S. on Aug 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

The overall goal was to show the potential for captive aquaculture.

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Feature Article: Coral Reproduction, Part Two: Asexual Reproductive Modes of Captive Corals and Anemones

By Dana Riddle on Aug 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

As we shall see, almost every detail of the captive breeding system must be deliberately engineered to consistently and reliably obtain the desired results.

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Feature Article: Coral Reproduction, Part One: A Natural Coral Spawning in Hawai'i, The Cauliflower Coral (Pocillopora meandrina)

By Dana Riddle on Jul 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

Witnessing a coral spawning, especially in the daytime, is an unusual and memorable event. We have much to learn about coral reproduction.

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Feature Article: Home Fumigation - Do I Really Have To Remove My Aquarium?

By Dana Riddle on May 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

Dana's limited experiences suggest you and your aquarium will make it through just fine.

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Feature Article: West Atlantic Stony Corals, Part 3: Large Polyp and Fire Corals

By Jake Adams on May 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

Jake continues his West Atlantic Stony Coral series with Meandrinids, Mussids, Oculiniids, Caryophillidae, Hydrocorals, and others.

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Media Review : Coral ID: "An Electronic Key to the Zooxanthellate Scleractinian Corals of the World" and "Corals of the World"

By Dana Riddle on Apr 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

Dana reviews John Veron's books and CD.

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Featured Aquarium: Greg Timms' 130 Gallon Reef

By Greg Timms on Apr 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

This month Greg shares the evolution of his 130 gallon reef aquarium with us.

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Feature Article: Super Corals - Montipora undata

By Dana Riddle on Apr 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

This coral will grow very quickly when conditions are correct. Specimens can double in size in just a few months.

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Feature Article: Coral Coloration and Incident Light: A Photographic Essay

By Ken S. Feldman, Sanjay Joshi, Ph.D., Lauren F. Vernese, Elizabeth A. Huber, Kelly M. Maers, Matthew R. Test on Apr 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

Departments of Chemistry and Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802

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Feature Article: West Atlantic Stony Corals Part 2: SPS Corals Continued and Faviid Corals

By Jake Adams on Feb 14, 2008 at 07:00 PM

Jake continues his series on Atlantic stony corals.

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Feature Article: Super Corals - Superman Montipora

By Dana Riddle on Feb 14, 2008 at 07:00 PM

The following article will examine some husbandry techniques for this exotic coral.

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