birch aquarium

Rare Australian Ornate Boxfish On Display At The Birch Aquarium

The Ornate Boxfish has to be one of the most adorable fish alive. With his geometric striped markings, bright orange tale, and devilish grin, this iconic Australia species has earned his spot in the holy grail fish book. Ornate Boxfish…

How to properly care for mangrove trees in ‘aquaria’

The red mangrove tree,¬†Rhizophora mangle, is a common sight around saltwater aquariums, reef tanks and local fish stores where fresh seed pods are sold and kept. What is not a common sight is for a mangrove tree to be doing…

Top 5 things to see at the Birch Aquarium in San Diego

This past week we visited San Diego to give you an idea of whats to come for next year’s MACNA conference. We found lots of great local fish stores and had¬†a wonderful tour of the Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institute…