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July 2012

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Volume XI, Issue VII

Aquaculture: Ornamental Fishkeeping in Republican and Imperial Rome

By Kenneth Wingerter on Jul 11, 2012 at 11:00 AM

It was not until the great archeological excavations of the 1800's that the socially and politically significant aspects of Roman fish keeping were seriously evaluated; research in this area is ongoing. As we refine our knowledge of fish keeping practices of the ancients, we may perhaps come to comprehend the cultural implications of trends adopted by modern ornamental fish enthusiasts in a whole new light.

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Aquarium Lighting: Moonlight - A Concise Review of Its Spectrum, Intensity, Photoperiod, and Relationship to Coral and Fish Spawning

By Dana Riddle on Jul 18, 2012 at 11:00 AM

Moonlight is thought to play an important role in timing reproductive cycles of many coral and fish species. In corals, lunar cycles set the date of spawning, while the time of onset of darkness fine tunes the cycle and decide the hour and minute (then a release of hormones into the water induces mass spawning). Lunar periodicity seems to play a role in timing of reproduction among at least some fish species. It seems apparent that different taxa are affected differently by altered moon phases, if only temporarily.

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Aquarium Photography: Five Tips for Better Images

By Richard Aspinall on Jul 04, 2012 at 11:00 AM

In this article I intend to look at several examples of common aquarium photography subjects and explore the ways in which the issues inherent in photographing one medium from within another can be overcome.

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