Marine

Friday Photospread: MASNA's Aquatic Expo, 2022

We look back at the first-ever Aquatic Expo, hosted by the Marine Aquarium Societies of North America. The convention and show was held in Atlanta, Georgia, on April 2-3, 2022. The event was unique for MASNA in that it sought to include the freshwater side of the aquarium hobby.

22 Apr 1:20 PM 1 Read More...

Reef Sponges as Genomic Time Machines

Sponges in coral reefs, less flashy than their coral neighbors but important to the overall health of reefs, are among the earliest animals on the planet. New research from UNH peers into coral reef ecosystems with a novel approach to understanding the complex evolution of sponges and the microbes that live in symbiosis with them. With this “genomic time machine,” researchers can predict aspects of reef and ocean ecosystems through hundreds of millions of years of dramatic evolutionary change.

22 Apr 12:00 PM 0 Read More...

Aqueon's New Aquarium Model: The 60-gallon Breeder

We first encountered Aqueon’s new 60-gallon breeder aquarium at MASNA’s Aquatic Expo in Atlanta, Georgia. Seeing the aquarium, it was a bit of a “Why didn’t they make that sooner?!” type moment.

22 Apr 3:11 AM 1 Read More...

Florida Tropical Fish Farms Generate $172 Million For Florida Economy in 2021

Through a first-of-its-kind survey, UF/IFAS has shown that tropical fish farmers bring over $172 million in sales to Florida’s economy in 2021.

16 Apr 2:06 AM 0 Read More...

New Red Sea second-generation G2 REEFER Aquarium Systems 

The new REEFER G2 aquarium systems come with new and improved water management, extra-fortified cabinets & aquariums, a REEF-SPEC ReefMat® ready sump, extended warranty plans, and are available in a huge variety of sizes, to fit any space.

15 Apr 11:42 AM 0 Read More...