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Volume 6 Number 1, Spring 2009

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Is “advanced fishkeeping” the same thing as “marine fishkeeping”?

...Editorial by Neale Monks

How to make a simple Algae Turf Scrubber by Simon Trippick

My rationale for incorporating an algal turf scrubber (ATS), into a reef aquarium is two-fold. Firstly, I wanted to provide a habitat for micro-crustaceans, worms and the like to live (see Raabe 2008)

Central American cichlids by Neale Monks

Central American cichlids are adaptable, often quite aggressive fish that require moderately hard and alkaline water conditions.

Experimenting with Kreisel Construction by Sara Mavinkurve

With more and more aquarists thinking about captive breeding, we are beginning to face challenges usually reserved for academics and public aquariums. I found myself facing one such challenge after setting out to raise the zoea released by my emerald and ruby crabs.

Surviving Brooklynellosis by Mike Maddox

What is brooklynellosis, you ask? Brooklynellosis is caused by a ciliate protozoan called Brooklynella hostilis, closely related to the ciliate parasites Ichthyophthirius multifiliis and Cryptocaryon irritans that cause ick (or whitespot) in freshwater and marine fish respectively.

The Blue Followers: the Placidochromis of Lake Malawi by Daniela Rizzo

Among hobbyists there are many fans of Malawi cichlids captured by their amazing colours and their vivacious behavior.

Thiaminase and its role in predatory pet fish (and other piscivores) nutrition by Marco Lichtenberger

The seafood we offer to predatory pets like large fishes, axolotls and predatory turtles cannot always compete with their natural diet in terms of variation and freshness.

A Selection of questions and Answers from the WetWebMedia FAQ page's, selected by Andrew Nixon
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magazine is to publish articles that explain and extend the hobby in a responsible, ethical manner.



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