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April 2011

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Volume X, Issue IV

Editorial: April 2011

By Terry Siegel on Apr 03, 2011 at 08:05 PM

Terry discusses his favorite fish, the Achilles Tang, in this month's Editorial.

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Feature Article: Getting Really Up to Date on Zooxanthellae (Symbiodinium spp.)

By Dana Riddle on Apr 03, 2011 at 08:15 PM

Why should anyone be interested in a rather obscure subject such as this? After all, we know that coral animals (hosts) and zooxanthellae (symbionts) generally have a mutually beneficial relationship. New information may make us re-think the symbiosis between Symbiodinium and coral animals.

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Feature Aquarium: The 246 Gallon Reef Aquarium of Sonny Harajly

By Sonny Harajly on Apr 27, 2011 at 10:00 AM

When designing this aquarium, I had openness and negative space as my top priority. This aesthetically looks better, and allows for a more natural and pleasant display. All too often reefers are quick to stack massive amounts of rock and corals into an aquarium. This in turn gives the display the appearance of a fruit stand, and it is much too cluttered and busy. By allowing the corals a large area to grow, you will be rewarded with natural growth patterns and a better looking display.

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Aquarium Chemistry: The Nitrogen Cycle: New Developments and New Prospects

By Marco Colasanti on Apr 19, 2011 at 08:00 AM

So far we have always thought of the nitrogen cycle as a series of linear reactions that conclude in a circle. But is it really a cycle? Important discoveries made in these recent years have drastically revolutionized this concept. In this article, I will try to discuss some of these research studies, with the intention and hope of being able to make this complex topic, understandable.

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AmericanReef Video Podcast: Sanjay's 500 Gallon Reef, Part 1 - The Front

By Russ Kikel on Apr 03, 2011 at 08:10 PM

AmericanReef’s Russ Kikel visits Penn State’s Dr. Sanjay Joshi at his home in central Pennsylvania.

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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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