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October 2011

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Feature Aquarium: Small Wonders - 3 'Postmodern' nano aquariums that are small in stature, yet big in impact

By Scott Fellman on Oct 12, 2011 at 08:00 AM

Small in stature, yet big in impact, these are but a few examples of the wealth of potential offered by the wonderful marriage of the 'Postmodern'; nano aquarium and the creative hobbyist. The aquarium world is being re-invented daily, thanks to this union.

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Aquarium Chemistry: Calcite, Aragonite, Limestone, and More

By James W. Fatherree on Oct 26, 2011 at 08:00 AM

It's been said a million times that aragonite helps buffer aquarium water, or helps maintain calcium concentrations, while other (carbonate) substrates do not. However, to the best of my knowledge this simply isn't true.

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Aquarium Corals: Zooplankton Feeding by Corals Underestimated

By Tim Wijgerde on Oct 19, 2011 at 10:00 AM

New research by marine biologists from Wageningen University has shown that extracoelenteric feeding on zooplankton can far exceed internal feeding in terms of prey captured and nutrients acquired. The take home message from this research is that corals are voracious predators, perfectly adapted to capturing unsuspecting prey from the water column with their cnidocyte-bearing tentacles.

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Aquarium Fish: An Overview of Clownfish of the Skunk Complex

By Kenneth Wingerter on Oct 05, 2011 at 10:00 AM

While the clownfish of the Skunk Complex share many characteristics, each species is uniquely interesting and attractive. Thus, it is worthwhile to develop a basic understanding of how members of this oftentimes overlooked complex are distinguished from one another.

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