• Viewpoint: Keep the Fish that Bring You Joy

    Viewpoint: Keep the Fish that Bring You Joy

    The impulse to take something from nature and mold, tweak, prune, or modify it to suit our desires or merely our curiosity is something intrinsically human—as is, perhaps, the desire to argue about the results....

  • Transparency: Lessons from the Orchid Community

    Transparency: Lessons from the Orchid Community

    Replace animosity with kindness, encourage compromise through transparency, and the fish keeping hobby has a truly bright future—even for those who love man-made fishes....

  • Location and Dates Announced for MACNA 2020

    Location and Dates Announced for MACNA 2020

    The 2020 Marine Aquarium Conference of North America (MACNA) will be held in Phoenix, Arizona, from August 28 - 30, 2020....

  • The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    Man-made fishes have been around for a long time and are here to stay. If we do not cover man-created strains and forms, and debate the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, we leave the field to emotional grandstanding, or worse, legal regulations without qualified input....

  • Meet RangerBot, Potential Savior of the Reefs

    Meet RangerBot, Potential Savior of the Reefs

    Could a submersible robot save the world’s struggling coral reefs? A team of scientists in Australia believes it can...

  • New Reef Stew Frag Gripper

    New Reef Stew Frag Gripper

    Lock down your frags with no glue? Reef Stew's patent-pending invention approaches mounting coral frags from a very different direction....

  • New Reef Stew Plant Gripper

    New Reef Stew Plant Gripper

    Reef Stew's patent-pending invention, inspired by the world of coral propagation, offers a new way to secure your plants without lead weights! ...

  • Aquacultured Gigas Clams Return to the Aquarium Trade

    Aquacultured Gigas Clams Return to the Aquarium Trade

    After years of absence, Florida-based ORA announces the return of the iconic and truly "giant" clam, Tridacna gigas....

  • CORAL Magazine Excerpt: The Aquarium Ark

    CORAL Magazine Excerpt: The Aquarium Ark

    Can marine aquarists provide a safety net for endangered species and aquatic diversity? We first examined this question in the May/June 2012 edition of CORAL Magazine....

  • Viewpoint: Cognitive Dissonance in the Aquarium Hobby

    Viewpoint: Cognitive Dissonance in the Aquarium Hobby

    AMAZONAS Excerpt: Executive Editor Ann Whitman suggests that cognitive dissonance best describes some aspects of our hobby’s relationship with man-made fishes....

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  • Viewpoint: Keep the Fish that Bring You Joy

    The impulse to take something from nature and mold, tweak, prune, or modify it to suit our desires or merely our curiosity is something intrinsically human—as is, perhaps, the desire to argue about the results.

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  • Transparency: Lessons from the Orchid Community

    Replace animosity with kindness, encourage compromise through transparency, and the fish keeping hobby has a truly bright future—even for those who love man-made fishes.

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  • The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    Man-made fishes have been around for a long time and are here to stay. If we do not cover man-created strains and forms, and debate the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, we leave the field to emotional grandstanding, or worse, legal regulations without qualified input.

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  • New Reef Stew Plant Gripper

    Reef Stew’s patent-pending invention, inspired by the world of coral propagation, offers a new way to secure your plants without lead weights!

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  • CORAL Magazine Excerpt: The Aquarium Ark

    Can marine aquarists provide a safety net for endangered species and aquatic diversity? We first examined this question in the May/June 2012 edition of CORAL Magazine.

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  • Location and Dates Announced for MACNA 2020

    The 2020 Marine Aquarium Conference of North America (MACNA) will be held in Phoenix, Arizona, from August 28 – 30, 2020.

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  • ORA's Baby Shark!

    No kids music video earworm here! ORA’s take on the classic BABY SHARK is captive-bred Short Tail Nurse Sharks (Pseudoginglymostoma brevicaudatum). Experienced aquarists now have access to a captive-bred Nurse Shark that only grows to 2.5 feet and lives for decades.

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  • New Study Cites Nitrogen Runoff as Significant Reef Killer

    Researchers find compelling evidence that nitrogen loading caused by humans, rather than warming temperatures, is the primary driver of coral reef degradation at Looe Key Sanctuary Preservation Area.

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  • Fluval Honored at World Branding Awards

    Over 1,000 brands from 38 countries were nominated for the 2019-2020 Animalis Edition of the Awards in multiple categories, and more than 95,000 consumers from around the world participated during the voting period. 114 Brands from 38 countries, across 6 continents were awarded.

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  • Record Fundraising: ALA Goodeid Working Group Updates

    Goodeids remain highly at-risk in their native habitats, while aquarists strive to raise awareness and funds in the stewardship of this often overlooked group of livebearers.

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