Building a Home Aquarium Reference Library
There are times when I think that the ideal library is composed solely of reference books. They are like understanding friends – always ready to change the subject when you have had enough of this or that.
Bonnethead Shark Pups Born at Toledo Zoo & Aquarium
Jay Hemdal provides a candid look at the Toledo Zoo & Aquarium’s baby Bonnethead Sharks and discusses their captive husbandry and breeding.
Captive-Bred Yellow Tangs - showing HLLE?
I’ve seen photographs of wild Black Tangs, taken with flash photography, where they show what looks like classic HLLE lesions, but which is simply due to the camera flash.
What’s in a Name?
It doesn’t really matter that you can spell Phractocephalus hemioliopterus, or that Entacmaea rolls smoothly off your tongue – if you can’t keep them alive in your aquariums.
The Essential Aquarium, aka #HemdalTip
It can often take thousands of words to express a single technical idea. This presents aquarium ideas in less than 140 characters, avoiding “txtspk”.
Jon Gordon says:Please sign this to support common sense rules in Florida. Ask Fish and Wildlife not to use an ill-advised whitelist of animals that can be kept. All you need to do is add your name to the following statement, "A viable option I support would be a list of prohibited species, which would be a much smaller, manageable and enforceable list than one that attempts to encompass all allowed species. " https://petadvocacy.org/advocacy-campaigns?vvsrc=%2FPetitions%2F3902%2FRespond
Bryce David says:To whom it may concern, A whitelist approach to regulating which species are legally allowed to be obtained and traded will decimate fish farms and pet stores. This is not a well thought out approach for combating invasive species release into ecosystems. Best Management Practices have already made inroads on preventing the release of foreign invader species. I suggest a review of those practices and amend them if they are deemed to be insufficient. Sincerely, Bryce David
Edward Moats says:I urge you to consider the ramifications of losing a 172 million dollar industry in your state. I completely support the black list and agree that invasive species is a big concern. However , I feel that this bill is over reaching and will have a negative impact not only On the industry , but to Florida’s economy.