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    Monthly Archives for September 2008

    It was a very good month. Dig in. Every entry is a classic.

    Rare Fish | Achilles Goldrim Hybrid Tang

    I had heard from some locals that Old Town Aquarium had gotten in an Achilles Goldrim Hybrid Tang (Acanthurus achilles x Acanthurus nigricans) so when I had lunch just down the street I decided to stop by to check it out. Luckily a friend of mine had her digital camera on her at the time, […]

    Damien Hirst | Tiger Shark sells for $17 Million

    Damien Hirst shocked the art world this month by hosting his very own Auction Beautiful Inside my Head Forever at Sothebys. Cutting out the middle man the artist was able to make over $200M, making him the richest living artist in the world. Of Hirst’s $200M, $17M was generated by his shark piece entitled, The Kingdom. This […]

    The glassbox | Clibanarius tricolor on top of Astraea tecta

    Our sole Blue Leg Hermit (Clibanarius tricolor) has had a recent obsession with cleaning this Astraea Snail (Astraea tecta).  Since the addition of our Juvenile Emperor Angelfish (Pomacanthus imperator) this hermit has maintained a relatively low profile. However, since switching out one of the 10K spots to an extremely blue (20K+) light this little guy […]

    Deltec / Aqua Crown | Hy Carb, Hy Mag, Phosphatadsorber, Kalkwasser, and Special Carbon

    D-D Aquarium Solution has come out with a new Deltec friendly product line–Aqua Crown. Described as pure products for the professional aquarists, these are quickly becoming popular in Germany and the UK as useful additions to the Deltec line up. Aqua Crown Hy Carb High Purity natural Ca granulate for fluidized bed Calcium Reactors Po4 […]

    Rare Fish | Chaetodontoplus niger

    The Niger Angelfish (Chaetodontoplus niger) is rarely talked about or even seen, but is highly deserving of attention. This deepwater Angelfish can be found in Japan and the South China seas. Literature states they are typically found at a depth of 38-44 fathoms or 228 to 264 feet, however, based on diver’s accounts they seem to […]

    Reef News | Deep Sea News goes Discovery, Red glowing fish, New species found on GBR…

    One of our favorite blogs Deep Sea News is switching from Science Blogs to the Discovery Channel. We wish Craig McClain, Peter Etnoyer, and Kevin Zelnio the best of luck at their new home. You can find their new blog here: Deep Sea News. DSN offers great variety in their articles, photos and videos… like this one […]