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By admin - Posted Jan 14, 2002 07:00 PM
Below is a listing of all of our articles about saltwater aquarium invertebrates sorted by date with the newest at the top of the list.
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Aquarium Invertebrates: The Bleaching of Corals and Giant Clams

By James W. Fatherree, M.Sc. on Aug 14, 2010 at 08:00 PM

Due to the fact that there are so many things that can lead to bleaching, it can be quite difficult to identify its specific cause at times. However, by starting with the basics, and using your head, there's a good chance you can find and fix the problem.

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Aquarium Invertebrates: Tridacnid Clams (Usually) Don't Need to Be Fed in Aquaria

By James W. Fatherree, M.Sc. on Jul 14, 2010 at 08:00 PM

James discusses the myth that Tridacnid clams must be fed in order to prevent starvation.

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Aquarium Invertebrates: Entacmaea quadricolor: The Bubble-Tip Anemone

By James W. Fatherree, M.Sc. on Jun 14, 2010 at 08:00 PM

After being in the marine aquarium hobby and trade for almost 20 years, and diving many times around Indonesia, I've had a lot of experience with this particular anemone.

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Media Review: The Complete Illustrated Breeder’s Guide to Marine Aquarium Fishes by Matthew L. Wittenrich

By Shane Graber on May 14, 2010 at 08:00 PM

Should someone interested in breeding marine ornamental fish read this book? Read the review to find out.

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Feature Article: Parasitic Copepods: Enemies of Soft Corals, False Corals, Gorgonians, Anemones, Zoanthids, and Tridacna Clams

By Dana Riddle on Apr 14, 2010 at 08:00 PM

This article concludes our brief and incomplete look at copepods capable of potentially harming our captive animals. However, the series will continue with reports of other parasites, including nudibranchs, sea spiders and other 'creepy-crawlies'.

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Aquarium Corals: Stony Coral Parasites: Red and Black Bugs: Identification Guide, Preventive Measures, and a Review of Treatment Protocols

By Dana Riddle on Mar 14, 2010 at 08:00 PM

This article is but a small tool for use by serious hobbyists in answering many questions.

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Aquarium Invertebrates: A Look at the Hippopus Clams

By James W. Fatherree, M.Sc. on Mar 14, 2010 at 08:00 PM

While you might never see a porcellanus for sale, there's always the chance you will, and hippopus is easy enough to acquire if you want one. So, keep all of this information in mind and do what it takes to keep them alive and well should you make a purchase.

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Aquarium Corals: Stony Coral Parasites, Part Two: Copepods: Family Xarifiidae

By Dana Riddle on Feb 14, 2010 at 07:00 PM

Dana continues last month's discussion about copepods.

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AmericanReef Video Podcast: The Harlequin Shrimp

By Gary Lindner, Russ Kikel on Feb 14, 2010 at 07:00 PM

Eliminate nuisance starfish utilizing the natural appetites of the Harlequin Shrimp. Join Gary and Russ of AmericanReef.com as they shine the spotlight on these unique aquatic critters.

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Aquarium Corals: Stony Coral Parasites: Part One: Copepods, Not Just Red Bugs

By Dana Riddle on Jan 14, 2010 at 07:00 PM

There is quite a pool of coral parasite research available, but these research articles are disjointed and scattered among the internet and some obscure journals.

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Freshwater Aquariums: Ornamental Crystal Shrimp

By Jake Adams on Dec 14, 2009 at 07:00 PM

The explosion in new freshwater aquarists keeping small ornamental shrimp in planted tank environments has created a whole sub-hobby that is dominated by the keeping of crystal shrimp.

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Feature Article: Dots on the Glass: Collumbellid Snail Reproduction in the Aquarium

By Andrew Berry on Nov 14, 2009 at 07:00 PM

Hopefully, as the knowledge base grows, more easily raised species will be found and protocols will be added for harder species so that the foundation's list of captive-bred species available to hobbyists will continue to grow.

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Aquarium Invertebrates: A Look at Giant Clam Spawning in Aquaria

By James W. Fatherree, M.Sc. on Aug 14, 2009 at 08:00 PM

Even under the best conditions, only a small percent of the eggs ejected in a spawning event will actually get fertilized, and of those that do, maybe 5% will make it through metamorphosis, or even far fewer than that.

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Feature Article: Evaluation of Chemical Eradication Methods of Acoels (Acoelomorpha) From Marine Aquaria

By Andrew H. Lynford M.S. on Apr 14, 2009 at 08:00 PM

Currently, 99% of the live stock in the marine ornamental trade is harvested from coral reefs in the wild. Therefore, aquarists should take every precaution to protect their livestock and keep it thriving in captivity.

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Breeder's Net: Easy Berghia Nudibranch Propagation

By Justin Credabel on Nov 14, 2008 at 07:00 PM

Applied Sustainable Aquaculture Inc., The Science and Technology Magnet High School of Southeastern Connecticut. Justin discusses his methods for propagating this interesting nudibrach.

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Feature Article: Nudibranchs: Beautiful but Dangerous Marine Creatures

By Mª Victoria Bengoa Ruigómez on Nov 14, 2007 at 07:00 PM

They are considered the most beautiful creatures of the sea and as they move very slowly, they are very popular among submarine photographers.

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Feature Article: Toxins, Venoms and Inhibitory Chemicals in Marine Organisms

By Aaron Sewell on Sep 14, 2007 at 08:00 PM

Competition and the requirement to kill prey quickly means that venoms in marine species are far more powerful than similar venoms in terrestrial organisms.

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What in Neptune's World?

By Terry Siegel on Aug 14, 2007 at 08:00 PM

Guess the mystery animal.

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Feature Article: Tank Raised Moon Jellyfish

By Jim Stime, Jr. on Jul 14, 2007 at 08:00 PM

The end result is a spectacular display of fluid sculpture the aquarium hobby now has to offer. Something like a living lava lamp.

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Feature Aquarium: TugaReef - The Aquarium of Julio Macieira

By Julio Macieira on Apr 14, 2007 at 08:00 PM

Julio shares his aquarium with us.

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