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    Feeding Finicky Eaters, A Trick for Angels and Butterflyfish

    Minute by minute, we grow with anticipation during the acclimation process. Maybe immediately after releasing the fish to its new home—or for the truly patient, the next day—we add prepared food in hopes that the new animal eats with vigor. We expect hope the fish takes to the offered food, but step back for a moment […]

    This Weekend: Manhattan Aquariums’ Holiday Extravaganza

    This Saturday and Sunday, NYC’s biggest aquarium event will be taking place on west 37th at Manhattan Aquariums. Many aquarists are not aware that GBD Sponsor, Unique Corals is actually part of Manhattan Aquariums, a highly successful brick and mortar fish store right in the big apple. Manhattan Aquariums’ Holiday Extravaganza December 18-19 // 10am […]

    Nature Finds A Way, Pterois Volitans in Summerland Key

    Reader, and owner of Atlantic Reef Aquaculture, Dave Lackland recently caught a marine species he had hoped to never see in his own backyard. This little guy was found in Summerland Key, Florida; approximately 20 miles east of Key West. The species if of course Pterois volitans, the now invasive Lionfish. This juvenile was just at […]

    Do Genetically Modified Fish Cross the Line?

    We love vibrant colors, and unique patterns. This innate attraction to color, along with a growing interest in sustainability has launched an entire sub-industry of designer fish. We have our Platinum Percs to show for it. The development of “designer fish” (that is to selectively breed fish to develop or enhance specific traits) is frowned […]

    New World Transparent Specimens Turns Preservation Into Modern Art

    New World Transparent Specimens is the latest work from Japanese artist Iori Tomita. Using a method that dissolves an animals natural proteins, Tomita is able to preserve these deceased animals with striking detail–highlighting the finest and most delicate skeleton structures. To further enhance the visual appeal of these ornate skeletons, Tomita selectively injects different colored […]

    Fauna Marin Rebrands GHL Doser, Replacement Confusion Ensues

    Looks it’s GHL’s Fauna Marin’s new Dosing Pump. Yes this looks to be just rebranded, the original being the robust GHL Standalone Doser. What this really achieves, we’re not sure. GHL’s presence across the globe is arguably larger, but we suppose this will allow Fauna Marin to better package these dosers with their salts. There’s […]