Mother beat shark with camera

A WOMAN who was attacked by a shark on a West Australian reef says all she could think of was beating it off before it could savage her teenage son wading alongside…

Coral Reef Conservation Amendments Act of 2007

President Bush seems to have decided that he stands a better chance of history remembering him favorably for marine conservation rather than nation-building in Iraq or human rights in Guantanamo Bay. First he designated the world’s largest marine protected area,…

Heat can be a problem in Marine Aquariums

One key to having success in the marine aquarium hobby is stability within the aquarium, including a stable temperature. There are many factors that can cause temperature changes in the tank and just as many ways to help control these.…

Worlds Largest Acrylic Window at the okinawa churaumi aquarium

This is the worlds largest acrylic window loacted at the okinawa churaumi aquarium. This is huge! But if you notice the sharks behind the window, those are huge to compared to the people. Whoa!

Controlling Problem Algae in the Reef Aquarium

Mike Paletta is the author of The New Marine Aquarium and Ultimate Marine Aquariums. He has been in the hobby for over 15 years and has written numerous articles for Aquarium Fish Magazine, Tropical Fish Hobbyist and Aquarium Frontiers. After…

Top Marine Predator: Shark versus Octopus

Giant octypuss vs shark This video, courtesy of the Seattle Aquarium, shows what happened after the keepers moved a giant octopus into an aquarium containing five-foot sharks. In short; octopus and sharks do not get along with each other [2:02]

AquaC XP Plus Phosphate Reactor Released

Apparently AquaC is getting into the reactor business, no longer content with just producing protein skimmers and accessories for them. They announced the edition of the Aqua C Plus Phosphate reactor. The XP Plus is built from high-quality acrylic and…

Substrates in Aquariums–Plenums, DSBs & Barebottom Aquaria

There is more then one way to skin a cat. In the reef keeping hobby this adage is axiomatic. Given that every single tank is slightly different from any other in methodology used, in how each develops biologically, chemically, and…

The winner of the 12 Gallon Nano Aquarium is…

Give congratulations to ry77 as he is the latest winner of the 12 gallon nano aquarium contest. He will be responsible for putting a “how to” thread for all of our members to read. We will have another contest up…

When New Arrivals Don’t Eat

Often a new arrival will not eat within the first 48 hours of receipt. Normally, your fish will resume eating when it has adjusted to its new surroundings and is once again comfortable. But occasionally you will come across a…

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