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October 2009

By admin - Posted Oct 14, 2009 08:00 PM
Volume VIII, Issue X

Announcement: Fourth Advanced Aquarist Book Is Available From

By Shane Graber on Oct 14, 2009 at 08:00 PM

We are excited to announce that a fourth book has been added to our expanding library at Advanced Aquarist!

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Editorial: October 2009

By Terry Siegel on Oct 14, 2009 at 08:00 PM

Terry discusses his freshwater aquarium and MACNA XXI

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Feature Article: Algae: Sometimes Both Beautiful and Useful, Part 2

By Christopher Paparo on Oct 14, 2009 at 08:00 PM

Although a tank with temperate marine macro algae as the primary focus may be unheard of in the aquarium hobby, all of the equipment required is readily available, and as you may have noticed, many of the techniques involved are strikingly similar to common reef-keeping techniques already being employed.

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Freshwater Aquariums: How to Dose a Plant Tank, Part 1: Carbon Dioxide

By Jake Adams on Oct 14, 2009 at 08:00 PM

Whether your plants even require any or little dosing is entirely up to you. There are plenty of setups of slow growing ferns and mosses that are perfectly balanced and grow at a rapid pace on their own. For the majority of planted tanks however, a little addition of carbon dioxide will go a long way towards making your plants grow more lush and beautiful.

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Product Review: VorTech MP10 Propeller Pump

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

In a day of product hype and hyperbole, it is refreshing to find a product that delivers more than it promises. Our testing found that the MP10 maximum flow rate exceeded the manufacturer's claim, and all other advertising points were reasonable.

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Videos: The Great Barrier Reef

By on Oct 14, 2009 at 08:00 PM

Various videographers document the amazing Great Barrier Reef. For more information about each video, visit the linked YouTube video.

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Reefkeeping Events: What's Happening in Your Area?

Submitted By Our Readers

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

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