Rare Ornamental Barramundi Variants Arrive in the US

Four interesting and unusual morphs including Golden, Tiger, Panda, and Sunshine Barramundi, have arrived in limited quantities at Quality Marine & Aquatropic. This is an ultimate monster fish keepers’ dream fish, growing up to four feet long, and can be kept in freshwater, brackish, or marine displays.

12 Nov 12:23 PM 0 Read More...

Conservationists release extinct-in-the-wild fish into natural habitat in Mexican river

With the help of local children, a team of conservationists has released more than 1,000 golden skiffia (Skiffia francesae), a freshwater fish found only in Mexico, into the species’ native range in the Teuchitlán River, Jalisco.

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AMAZONAS Interview: Lily Hwang - founder of freshwater species breeding database

Meet Lily Hwang, founder of Lily Ichthyology, a database for keeping track of freshwater species breeding efforts.

11 Nov 2:44 PM 0 Read More...

Skimmer Performance Lacking? Check out the SPA from Slide-Loc

Few things are more frustrating than spending your hard-earned money on a protein skimmer that only produces clear skimmate or seemingly nothing at all. Tuning the air, water height, & pump speed can only help if the amount of bioload is within the range needed to sustain a stable skimmate head. So what do you do if you’re outside those limits?

11 Nov 12:01 PM 0 Read More...

The Well-Armed Octopus: Shell-Throwing Behaviors Documented in Cephalopods

A scientist at the University of Sydney and his colleagues have observed wild octopuses throwing silt, shells and algae underwater—sometimes hitting other cephalopods.

10 Nov 3:36 PM 0 Read More...