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ADA International Aquatic Plants Layout Contest 2008

Aquatic Eden has posted pictures of the top 10 tanks from Aqua Design Amano’s 2008 International Aquatic Plants Layout Contest. Around the office, we generally refer to these beautiful aquariums as freshwater planted tanks. ADA founder Takashi Amano, however, prefers calling them nature aquariums, or a “beautiful underwater world of aquatic plants and tropical fish.” […]

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An Uplifting Story About Man And His… Fish?

Carla, an angelfish at the London Aquarium, recently had a life-saving operation to cure a hernia. The 10 inch long angelfish was laid out, anesthetized, using a scalpel, needle and some forceps as Veterinarian Sue Thornton repaired the stomach condition. Pumping water through the Carla’s body and over her gills, the Angelfish was able to […]

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New this Week, 10/27/08

Imagine Gold Bio System Power FiltersThe Imagine Bio System Power Filter System works in three stages. Stage 1, Mechanical: Two layers of polyester filter floss filters out suspended particles. Stage 2, Chemical: Activated carbon removes many dissolved contaminants and discoloration form the water. The even distribution of carbon throughout the polyester floss filter makes the […]

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Some pictures of the 54-gallon

As promised, I finally got the camera working. Now I just need to work on my picture taking skills. As you will notice, the rock is basically void of all coralline algae. This is an unfortunate side effect of “cooking” the live rock. This was done to eradicate some problematic algae on the rock. For […]

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Totally RAT-ical!

Growing up, the idea of surfing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was not far fetched. I believed that somewhere in Manhattan, a sewer rat was training four turtles to fight crime. Now 26 and growing older, my childhood cartoon heroes are nothing more than a memory that can be found on VHS in a Walmart bargin […]

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New this Week, 10/20/08

Tunze Nano RO UnitReverse osmosis is a natural and environmentally friendly process used to remove dissolved salts and impurities safely from the water by physical methods. TUNZE® Nano RO Station 8515 is a compact high-quality reverse osmosis unit employed for the easy production of pure water (RO water). It is especially suitable for small and […]

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JBJ Submariner UV Sterilizer/Clarifier

JBJ Submariner UV Sterilizer / Clarifier 5W Reg. $69.99, On Sale $59.99 – Save $10! 7W Reg. $84.99, On Sale $74.99 – Save $10! The Submariner is the proactive solution for eradicating harmful micro-organisms and unattractive green free-floating algae in fresh & saltwater aquariums.

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Update: More progress with the 54-gallon tank

Let me start by apologizing for my lack of updates. Time has not been on my side the last few weeks. But with the weather turning cold in the Northeast, it is time to start moving inside (after the leaves are all raked up) and get the tank filled with life. I am actually surprised […]

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AquaSketcher – Sketch Your Aquascape

Perusing the blogs in our blogroll this morning, I stumbled upon this cool post from Jess at Fishalicious. The “AquaSketcher” allows you to create your dream freshwater tank within a nifty little Flash program. You can add a ton of lifelike plants, rocks and driftwood and adjust the size and placement to create the perfect […]

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Saudi Prince Announces 3-year Coral Reef Expedition

His Royal Highness General Khaled bin Sultan, founder and Chairman of the Living Oceans Foundation, announced the formal launch of “Global Reef Expedition: Science Without Borders,” the Foundation’s three-year coral reef study. The goals of the expedition are to: Map and characterize coral reef ecosystems Assess major habitat types Identify factors that allow coral reefs […]

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