In the marine environment, D. salina appears green, however, in conditions of high salinity and light intensity, the microalgae turns red due to the production of protective carotenoids in the cells. The D. salina is harvested without any harmful solvents or chemicals and the carotenoids (the highly-prized anti-oxidant pigments responsible for the red color) are then extracted for use in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, nutritional supplements, aquaculture feeds and food coloring.
Jay Hemdal looks at the Hydrowizard for generating aquarium circulation and flow in large scale public aquarium applications.
Exotic Reef Imports, One of the World’s Largest Distributors of Live Marine Animals, Is Now Appearing on Tanked, Animal Planet’s Hit Television Series
El Segundo, CA (September 2012) – Exotic Reef Imports, one of the world’s largest distributors of live marine animals, announced its recurring featured role in…
With the introduction of EcoSMART Live, lighting control has moved to the cloud. Thanks to the controller’s web interface (compatible with Mac, Windows, iOS, Android and more), Radion owners can enjoy EcoSMART’s cutting-edge controls and user-friendly design on any device with an internet connection.
Jay Hemdal tries out the Nikon AW100 Coolpix underwater camera for aquarium photography.