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May 2013

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Volume XII, Issue V

Feature Aquarium: Behind the scenes at The Deep Part 1

By Richard Aspinall on May 15, 2013 at 11:00 AM

In the first of a two part investigation, Richard Aspinall has a behind the scenes tour of The Deep in Hull, one of Europe’s largest and most well respected public aquariums.

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Feature Article: Zooxanthellae: Biology and Isolation for Scientific Study

By Tim Wijgerde on May 01, 2013 at 11:00 AM

The mutualistic symbiosis between corals and zooxanthellae is a well-known fact amongst aquarists. To improve our understanding of zooxanthellae biology, scientists isolate these symbionts from the coral host under a variety of environmental conditions. This article will provide an overview of zooxanthellae biology, and how these dinoflagellates are isolated for scientific study. This will give aquarists more insight into, and hopefully appreciation for, the symbiosis between zooxanthellae and the corals they grow in their home aquaria.

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Aquarium Invertebrates: An Introduction to the Mantis Shrimps

By James W. Fatherree on May 29, 2013 at 11:00 AM

These are my favorite invertebrates, and with a little planning and preparation can be fantastic acquisitions for any marine aquarist. In fact, after writing this, I feel a compulsion to go get another one...

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Reefkeeping Events: What's Happening in Your Area?

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