Public Aquariums

Monterey Bay Aquarium Jelly Cam

Jelly Cam Thanks to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, you can now tune in LIVE to watch Sea Nettle Jellyfish (Chrysaora fuscescens) in their open sea exhibit. The jelly cam gives you a front row seat to these graceful invertebrates smoothly…

The Biome Approach: A Tale Of Two Reefs

The Biome Approach: A Tale Of Two Reefs By: Greg Collinske It seems like whenever we consider starting a new reef aquarium, we always come back to thoughts about the two very large reef exhibits in Denver’s Downtown Aquarium.  We…

YSI 5200A Multiparameter Monitor & Control for Serious Aquatic Professionals

YSI is a familiar brand to aquatic researchers in academia and public aquariums. The YSI 5200A is a multiparameter monitor that can be used in commercial aquaculture facilities, public aquariums, larger home aquariums or for service companies caring for large tanks with expensive…

Who Knew that a Cortez Angelfish Could Be This Attractive

The Cortez Angelfish, Pomacanthus zonipectus, is a little appreciated large species from the East Pacific Ocean. While this fish has a gorgeous juvenile coloration consisting of a dark body punctuated by a few bold yellow and blue stripes, this is a…

How propagation programs at the Monterey Bay Aquarium impact outstanding visitor experience. IAC 2016

International Aquarium Congress 2016 | DAY 1 Randy Hamilton, Vice President of Husbandry at the Monterey Bay Aquarium spoke to the history of propagation at the Monterey Bay Aquarium and how breakthroughs in Jellyfish, Cephalopods and Seahorse propagation has enabled…

Clipperton Angelfish Still Going Strong at the Aquarium of the Pacific

As popular as marine angelfishes are, there’s still a few species which hardly register on the radar of aficionados. It doesn’t help that several of these species like Apolemichthys guezei, Genicanthus spinus and Centropyge hotumatua are very rarely encountered by…

A Deeper look into Mokupapapa Discovery Center’s Aquarium

We recently visited a very unique aquarium at the Mokupapapa Discovery Center in Hawaii. The mere size of this aquarium is not what makes it impressive but the beautiful and extraordinarily rare fish that it contain. While there are many…

Go Dive Now: Try Scuba Diving at the Denver Aquarium June 30 & 31

Aquariums and scuba diving tabbed as two of the most expensive hobbies! Well, not today my friends. This weekend, you can try scuba diving for FREE in the Go Dive Now pool on wheels, outside the Denver Aquarium. July 30 & 31 from…

Wisdom from a 15 year old “extremely large” aquarium

For most of us, upgrading and having a larger aquarium than the one we currently have is never far from our minds. We constantly dream about what corals and fish we would keep in it. What kind of lighting and…

UK’s Horniman successfully completes in-vitro fertilization of captive corals

The UK’s Horniman Museum and Gardens has accomplished the first successful in-vitro fetilization of captive coral when a collection of corals transplanted from Australia’s Great Barrier Reef in 2015, recently spawned. The spawning event in December that released approximately 130,000 eggs from nice corals of two…