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Updates to the Saltwater Aquarium Blog website

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I just wanted to take a quick moment to point out a few updates to the Saltwater Aquarium Blog. Over the last week or so, I made some changes to the site. I have added new content and taken some content away. Here is an overview of what changed: The …

Albert B Ulrich IIIUpdates to the Saltwater Aquarium Blog website
Happy Birthday to Saltwater Aquarium Blog, which is three years old today

Saltwater Aquarium Blog Turns 3 Years Old

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Saltwater Aquarium Blog turns three years old today. I started the blog, in November 2009, as a bit of an experiment. I started it to test two questions: 1) would anybody read it, and 2) could I keep up with it. I had already written a few short articles for the magazine Aquarium …

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Adventure Aquarium–Camden, NJ

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Took a trip this year to see Adventure Aquarium, in Camden, NJ–it was a lot of fun. A great collection of coral and fish–even hyposalinity fish (freshwater for you non-salty purists).  The walk through Shark tank is awesome. Got a great and crazy picture of a sawfish there.  Reef displays …

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Clownfish Larval Development

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Clownfish Larval Development Update It’s been a while since I updated the progress of the clownfish larvae. As a quick recap, the clownfish larvae from the eggs laid in the display tank hatched a day early. As such, the majority of them (amphiprion ocellaris larvae), were eaten by a greedy pair …

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Clownfish larvae three days post hatch

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Clownfish larvae three days post hatch Here is a quick video of the clownfish larvae three days after they hatched from their egg cases in the display tank. The baby clownfish actually hatched the day before I was ready for them. By accident I happened to notice a few larvae suspended in the water …

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Clownfish Breeding

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After several months with no known spawning attempts, the common clownfish pair (amphiprion ocellaris) in my display tank have gotten back into a regular breeding pattern.  Since the beginning of September, they have spawned three times.  Interestingly, they have designated a different corner of the aquarium as their breeding territory …

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Reef Aquarium Lighting: Color Temperature Experiment Results

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Reef Aquarium Lighting: Color Temperature Results  This experiment in reef aquarium lighting was a visual, subjective exercise.  Rather than ramble on describing the differences between the combinations, I will let the pictures do the talking.  You can enlarge any of the pictures by clicking the thumbnail and viewing the full-sized …

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Reef Aquarium Lighting: An Experiment in Color Temperature

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Reef Aquarium Lighting–An Introduction to the Experiment Over the next several blog posts, I’m going to explore the topic of reef aquarium lighting.  For many reef aquarium hobbyists, lighting will be one of the most expensive pieces of equipment in their system.  Lighting is expensive to purchase and to run …

Albert B Ulrich IIIReef Aquarium Lighting: An Experiment in Color Temperature

Rotifer Cultures: Continuous Rotifer Culture and Production

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Rotifer Cultures: Continuous Rotifer Culture and Production There are two popular methods of culturing rotifers—continuous culturing and batch culturing.  Each method has its own pros and cons, but the next two posts should help you decide which method is right for you.  The focus of this article is to describe …

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