The february 2009 issue of Advanced Aquarist just went live. It seems the AA editorial crew is fired up about giving the esteemed publication a much needed facelift and taking the mag in new directions. Among those new directions is an upcoming featured aquarium section which will carry the time honored Tank of The Month tradition which has been the mainstay of aquarium BBs since their beginnings. In his editorial Terry “The Godfather” Siegel gives readers a sneak peek at Steve Weast’s singular temperate marine aquarium. Other notable submissions this month include a sweet write up on Symbiosis by Michael Maddox, some more Carbonate chemistry lessons from Chris “M.S.” Jury, meanwhile Blundell and Durrant take a look at the types of bacteria which are being sold in Probiotic cultures. As always this publication is the freshest and the most original reef aquarium news to be found anywhere in the world, you ought to be glad you can read english.
Jake Adams has been an avid marine aquarist since the mid 90s and has worked in the retail side of the marine aquarium trade for more than ten years. He has a bachelor’s degree in Marine Science and has been the managing editor of ReefBuilders.com since 2008. Jake is interested in every facet of the marine aquarium hobby from the concepts to the technology, rare fish to exotic corals, and his interests are well documented through a very prolific career of speaking to reef clubs and marine aquarium events, and writing articles for aquarium publications across the globe. His primary interest is in corals which Jake pursues in the aquarium hobby as well as diving the coral reefs of the world.