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January 2009

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Volume VIII, Issue I

Editorial: January 2009

By Terry Siegel on Jan 14, 2009 at 07:00 PM

Terry discusses the magazine and the articles in this issue.

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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: The Development of a Method for the Quantitative Evaluation of Protein Skimmer Performance

By Ken S. Feldman, Kelly M. Maers, Lauren F. Vernese, Elizabeth A. Huber, Matthew R. Test on Jan 14, 2009 at 07:00 PM

Department of Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802. Protein skimmers have become indispensable for many aquarists who strive to maintain the high water quality necessary to keep stony corals.

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Reefkeeping Events: What's Happening in Your Area?

By Advanced Aquarist Readers on Jan 14, 2009 at 07:00 PM

Check to see if an event is happening in your area!

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Product Review: Analyzing Reflectors: Lumenbrite III, Lumenmax Elite, Lumenmax, and Lumenarc III

By Sanjay Joshi, Ph.D. on Jan 14, 2009 at 07:00 PM

Reflector design for reef aquariums has improved considerably allowing for more efficient use of light. With these reflectors we can now light reef aquarium with fewer lamps, get deeper light penetration over larger areas.

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Short Take: Tips for Healthy Aquarium Inhabitants: Preventive Measures for Aquarists, Part One

By Terry D. Bartelme on Jan 14, 2009 at 07:00 PM

Practicing these good habits will minimize stress, prevent injury and insure that your stock will be well nourished.

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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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