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By admin - Posted Oct 26, 2009 09:10 PM

Aiptasia Removal - What's Your Preferred Method?

Aiptasia Removal - What's Your Preferred Method?

Photo by byteorder, flickr

Aiptasia are a royal pain in the you-know-what. What is YOUR preferred method for fighting this scourge of the reef tank?

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Review: EcoTech Marine Expands Product Line with new Coral Glue

New product released from EcoTech Elements is a coral propagators best friend!

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There Are Only Two Days Left To Enter The Book Give-Away!

There Are Only Two Days Left To Enter The Book Give-Away!

Book cover.

You only have until midnight April 15th (PST) to enter our Advanced Aquarist 2010 Volumes I and II book give-away. Read on for information on how to enter!

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Another rare fish video from (guess who?) Blue Harbor: Odontanthias fuscipinnis

Another rare fish video from (guess who?) Blue Harbor: Odontanthias fuscipinnis

Photo by Jeremy Maneyapanda (glassbox-design.com)

Once upon a time, the only place in the United States where one could view a live Odontanthias fuscipinnis (a deep water Hawaiian endemic) was at Waikiki Aquarium. Since then, a handful of specimens have trickled into the US; the bulk of O.fuscipinnis collected still end up in Japan (average market price north of $2,000 USD). A short video of a pair at Blue Harbor Japan after the jump.

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Barcode Scan Your Fish?

Barcode Scan Your Fish?

Genicanthus melanospilus

Is it actually possible to barcode scan your fish to positively identify each one of them in a large group?

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'Time-lasped' video of a Plate Coral feeding

'Time-lasped' video of a Plate Coral feeding

Plate Coral feeding on Spectrum pellets.

I stumbled across a fascinating, sped-up video of a Plate Coral (likely Fungia sp.) feeding on pellet food. Watch as the pellets are moved by the coral from the outer tentacles to the central mouth where they are ultimately consumed.

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Advanced Aquarist wallpaper #3

Advanced Aquarist wallpaper #3

Stingray and friend cruising in the tropics.

In what is turning out to be Advanced Aquarist's 'Shark Week,' here's our next wallpaper: a stingray photographed by James Wiseman (reefpix.org) in the tropical waters of Grand Cayman. Stingrays are close cousins of sharks, both of whom are cartilaginous fishes.

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"Death of a Deity" - Another Awe Inspiring Video by Joe Romeiro

"Death of a Deity" - Another Awe Inspiring Video by Joe Romeiro

Death of a Deity

Another great video by 333 Productions on shark conservation and what needs to be done to save these mighty living beings.

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MACNA Full Admission Ticket Giveaway for Teachers

MACNA Full Admission Ticket Giveaway for Teachers

MACNA Full Admission Ticket Giveaway for Teachers

The Marine Aquarium Society of North America (MASNA) is giving away a Full Admission Ticket (including banquet, talks and trade show) to MACNA 2011 to one deserving Teacher or College Instructor along with 2 of his/her students.

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All-Ohio Frag Swap by C-SEA a major success!

All-Ohio Frag Swap by C-SEA a major success!

2011 All-Ohio Frag Swap by C-SEA

The annual Cleveland Frag Swap turned out to be a major success with tons of eye candy and a ton of excited hobbyists.

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The Downloadable Issues of Advanced Aquarist Are Back!

The Downloadable Issues of Advanced Aquarist Are Back!

Kindle and PDF screen shots.

This weekend we put the finishing touches on the download-able issues and they are now ready for download from our website. Now, in addition to a PDF version, there is also a Kindle and Nook edition for the eReaders in our audience.

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Incredible Shark Handling Video - Nina Salerosa

Incredible Shark Handling Video - Nina Salerosa

Nina Salerosa YouTube Video

Joe Romeiro of 333 Productions has produced an incredible shark handling video on YouTube.

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March 2011's Most Popular Posts

In March we launched our new website, observed the rare white tang in all it's glory, witnessed how one person beat dinoflagellates, watched some great videos, and much more. Here's a look back at our most popular posts for March 2011.

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Three more beautiful reef aquarium videos + bonus dive video

From time to time, Advanced Aquarist will post the best recent aquarium videos we find. Here are three more beautiful reef aquariums (plus a bonus dive video) for your weekend viewing.

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Educators: NOAA Offering New Webinar on Ocean Acidification For Your Classroom

Educators: NOAA Offering New Webinar on Ocean Acidification For Your Classroom

NOAA's Ocean Acidification Data-in-the-Classroom Module

If you are a high school educator and are interested in teaching your students more about ocean acidification, NOAA will be presenting a series of webinars on the subject.

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