clownfish breeding eggs about to hatch

Clownfish Eggs Development and Clownfish Breeding Journal

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Did your clownfish lay eggs? Raising baby clownfish from clownfish eggs that were laid in my reef aquarium is one of coolest things I have ever experienced in this hobby. If your clownfish pair laid eggs in your tank, congratulations–I’m so glad you will also share in this experience. Of …

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bleached coral showing loss of photosynthetic zooxanthellae

Coral Bleaching Study: Number of Zooxanthellae Affects Bleaching

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A new study from scientists at the University of Miami demonstrates that coral bleaching events are related to the number of symbiotic algae, called zooxanthellae, that are present in the coral at the time of a stress event (like an increase in water temperature).

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Is Global Warming Shrinking Your Fish?

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Is Global Warming Shrinking Your Fish? That’s what some scientists think. In a paper published online for the journal Nature, scientists used a statistical model and computer simulation to conclude that global warming could actually cause fish to shrink in size over the next 30 years. The paper states that …

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So long and thanks for all the fish

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The final issue of Aquarium Fish International shipped to subscribers.  You can find my previous post about Aquarium Fish International here, where I first announced that the magazine would no longer be published. The magazine, which catered to both freshwater and saltwater aquarists, ran for 24 years before shutting down. …

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Aquarium Magazine Shuts Down After Twenty-four Years

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October 2012 will be the final issue of Aquarium Fish International.  In a form letter to subscribers, a marketing manager refered to increasing printing and postal costs as the reason the publication has been stopped. Luckily, the increasing costs of printing and postage that afflicted Aquarium Fish International do not appear to …

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Alloblennius frondiculus

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Alloblennius frondiculus A new species of blenny was recently discovered in the Indian Ocean. The fish, Alloblennius frondiculus, whose species name in Latin translates to “small leaf,” is named so because of a beautiful mark, called a cirrus, located behind its eyes.  A. frondiculus is the fifth species to be …

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Clownfish use sense of smell to find their way back home

Clownfish Can Find Their Way Back to Their Reef Using Sense of Smell

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Clownfish can find their way back to their reef using their sense of smell After clownfish hatch from their eggs, they spend about 10-12 days floating freely in the ocean, as pelagic larvae.  After that time, they often return to the reefs close to shore, where they were born.  The …

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Cleaner Fish Reduce Aggression in Captive Aquaria

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Cleaner Fish Reduce Aggression in Captive Aquaria Aggression among fish is a natural behavior. Competition for resources like food, territory and suitable mates is literally a matter of life and death for many fish. This natural, even instinctual behavior can become exacerbated in the confines of captive aquaria (um…in your fish tank, …

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