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May 2011

By admin - Posted May 03, 2011 08:05 PM
Volume X, Issue V

Feature Article: Disturbance-Facilitated Coexistence of Sessile Organisms in Space-Limited Environments: A Review of Works in Ecological Disturbance Theory

By Kenneth Wingerter on May 11, 2011 at 08:00 AM

It is now widely accepted among theoretical ecologists that periodic, severe, localized environmental disruption can increase biological diversity. However, many of the processes by which this takes place are not yet fully understood. Ongoing research in this area will continue to be of particular benefit to government fisheries resource managers as well as producers of sessile marine fauna.

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Feature Aquarium: The Aquarium of Craig Bagby

By Craig Bagby on May 25, 2011 at 08:00 AM

Craig shares his 335 gallon reef system with us this month. His 247 gallon peninsula-style main display - with elegantly minimalistic aquascaping - and frag tank are home to an impressive assortment of vibrant corals and fishes

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Aquarium Corals: A First Report: Early Summer Daytime Spawning of Porites lutea in Hawai'i

By Dana Riddle on May 18, 2011 at 08:00 AM

To our knowledge, this is the first report of P. lutea's daytime spawning as early as July in Hawaiian waters. The take home message is clear - not all corals spawn at night or do our observations of P. lutea's spawning behaviors correspond to any particular lunar phase. In fact, our observations suggest spawnings are random during periods of warmer water.

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Aquarium Fish: Damselfishes and Chromises: the Good and the Bad

By James W. Fatherree, M.Sc. on May 03, 2011 at 08:00 AM

There are lots of damsels and chromises all of which I've had some personal experience with as a hobbyist and when operating an aquarium maintenance business in the past. Just enough to give you a good idea of the variability found between the species, and what may or may not be a good choice for your aquarium.

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AmericanReef Video Podcast: A Day with Sanjay - Part II

By Russ Kikel on May 10, 2011 at 10:00 AM

AmericanReef's Russ Kikel visits Penn State's Dr. Sanjay Joshi at his home in central Pennsylvania to continue talking about Sanjay's 500-gallon reef aquarium. Part 2 of 2.

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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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