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August 2003

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Volume II, Issue VIII

Editorial: August 2003

By Terry Siegel on Aug 14, 2003 at 08:00 PM

Terry discusses this month's issue.

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Feature Article: Lighting In Reef Tanks: Some Actual Data

By Mike Kirda on Aug 14, 2003 at 08:00 PM

Brief overview: The data presented here is a distillation of a talk I gave in Chicago at the International Marine Aquarium Conference (IMAC) in May 2003. The data was collected from various systems over about six months’ time.

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Featured Aquarium: The Aquarium of Richard Harker

By Richard Harker on Aug 14, 2003 at 08:00 PM

Richard shares his 2000 gallon tank with us.

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Aquarium Chemistry: Nitrate in the Reef Aquarium

By Randy Holmes-Farley on Aug 14, 2003 at 08:00 PM

This article provides background on nitrate in the ocean and in aquaria, and describes a number of techniques that aquarists have successfully used to keep nitrate levels down to more natural levels in reef aquaria.

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Aquarium Fish: Bluestripe Angelfish, Chaetodontoplus septentrionalis

By Scott Michael on Aug 14, 2003 at 08:00 PM

In this article, I would like to share some observations and photos of C. septentrionalis. If you have not considered keeping one of these beautiful pomacanthids before, I think this piece may inspire you to do so!

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Photo Gallery Spotlight: Tesselated Blenny Underneath The Hi-576a Offshore Platform.

By James Wiseman on Aug 14, 2003 at 08:00 PM

These blennies make their homes in dead barnacle shells and can almost always be found on the offshore platforms. This fish would make an ideal aquarium specimen.

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Media Review: Review of Media of Interest to Aquarists

By J. Charles Delbeek, M.Sc. on Aug 14, 2003 at 08:00 PM

Charles reviews the latest publications in the literature. Baird, A.H., Babcock, R.C. and C.P. Mundy. 2003. Habitat selection by larvae influences the depth distribution of six common coral species. Marine Ecology Progressive Series 252:289-294. Email:

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Short Take: The Information Gathered From The Ultimate Marine Aquarium By Michael Paletta

By Terry Siegel on Aug 14, 2003 at 08:00 PM

Another great book review for our readers.

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Reefkeeping Events: What's Happening in Your Area?

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Check our Events calendar to see if a conference, frag swap, or club meeting is happening in your area.

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