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Article Index 2005


Aquatic Gardening | Breeding | Cichlids | Freshwater | General
Marine | Meet the Hobbyist | Pond | Travel & Collecting

Aquatic Gardening

A Clearing in the Thicket: Mosses and Ground Covers (The Planted Tank) June
Algae Eaters for the Planted Aquarium (The Planted Tank) July
Algae-Eating Shrimp: The New Janitorial Crew (The Planted Tank) November
Carbon Dioxide and Your Planted Tank (The Planted Tank) May
Designing the Nature Aquarium June
Driftwood in the Nature Aquarium August
International Aquatic Plants Layout Contest 2004 January
Into the Forest (The Planted Tank) March
Lighting and CO2 in the Nature Aquarium December
Low-tech Tanks (The Planted Tank) December
North American Natives (The Planted Tank) August
Planting the Nature Aquarium October
Rock Layouts in the Nature Aquarium September
Substrate in the Nature Aquarium July
The 2004 Aquatic Gardeners Association Convention June
The Creepy Crawlies (The Planted Tank) April
The Master at Work June
Things That Can Go Wrong, Part 1 (The Planted Tank) September
Things That Can Go Wrong, Part 2: Algae (The Planted Tank) October
Trimming Plants in the Nature Aquarium November
Welcome to the Jungle (The Planted Tank) February

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Breeding

Aquarium Science: The Biology, Husbandry, and Reproduction of Freshwater Stingrays, Part 1 August
Aquarium Science: The Biology, Husbandry, and Reproduction of Freshwater Stingrays Part 2: Breeding Potamotrygon motoro, A Case Study September
Aquarium Science: Spawning Priolepis nocturna April
Breeding and Raising Petroscirtes breviceps October
Doing It Wrong…Successfully! July
Pulling the Trigger: Spawning the Seldom-Spawned Fishes, Part 1 January
Pulling the Trigger: Spawning the Seldom-Spawned Fishes, Part 2 February
Raising the Dottybacks: Subfamily Pseudochrominae, Part 2: Spawning and Rearing the Larvae September
Scatterers 101: An 8-Step Program for Breeding Success May
The Secrets of Successful Angelfish Breeding March
Third Time Lucky with Day’s Spiketail Paradise Fish April

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Cichlids

ACA 2005 Official Program July
A Cichlid in the Rat Race (Cichlidophiles) August
Beyond Tankbusters: Outside the Glass Box (Cichlidophiles) June
Cooling Down the Oscar July
Health and Happiness in Central American Cichlids July
Humilis-iation, Again (Through a Small Window) June
Lake Tanganyika’s Emperor Cichlid, Boulengerochromis microlepis (Pellegrin 1904) (Top of the Food Chain) July
Pseudotropheus purpuratus, the “Aggressive Blue” Mbuna from Lake Malawi (Cichlidophiles) January
The Amazing Oscar (Cichlidophiles) March
Tilapia joka: The Clown Tilapia is No Joker at Spawning Time July
Twenty Years of ACA-Sponsored Cichlid Research: The Guy D. Jordan Endowment Fund (Cichlidophiles) July
What is a Tilapia? (Cichlidphiles) September
Where Are the Lamprologus? (Cichlidophiles) April
You Can’t Find a Philanderer When You Need One…(Through a Small Window) July

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Freshwater

A 9-Step Program for Green Spotted Puffer Addicts February
A Cichlid’s Nightmare: Brachyrhaphis roseni November
A Few Freshwater Pests (and How to Get Rid of Them) November
A Fish by Any Other Name… (Through a Small Window) March
African Tigerfishes in the Aquarium (Top of the Food Chain) June
An Old Man from the Sea: Girardinus metallicus (Livebearers Unlimited) July
Aquarium Care of Micropterus Basses (Fam. Centrarchidae) (Top of the Food Chain) December
Beginning Right with Live Foods, A Pictorial Guide, Part 1 February
Beginning Right with Live Foods, A Pictorial Guide, Part 2 March
Bizarre Bichirs April
Catfish and “Veggies” (Catfish Corner) July
Cats That Grow Too Big (Catfish Corner) June
Clown Knifefishes Chitala spp. (Top of the Food Chain) March
Community Tank Stocking Schemes February
Crayfish Profile: The Longpincer Orconectes longidigitus June
Discovering the Freshwater “Eels” January
Enter the Goodeid (Livebearers Unlimited) August
Escape Behavior in Newborn Poeciliids May
Extended Family Matters, Part 1 (Catfish Corner) December
Getting Started (Catfish Corner) October
Getting Started, Part 2 (Catfish Corner) November
Giving the Gift of Conservation (Livebearers Unlimited) December
Head-Over-Heels for the Upside-Down Catfish April
Keeping Dwarf Clawed Frogs September
Killifish of the genus Pachypanchax MYERS, 1933 December
Lose the Bowl! Doing Goldfish the Right Way June
Marvelous Killies May
Montezumae's Revenge (Livebearer’s Unlimited) April
Montezuma’s Revenge, Part 2: Strains of the Day (Livebearers Unlimited) May
Notes on Serrasalmus rhombeus, the Black Pirambeba (Top of the Food Chain) September
“Ouch!” (Catfish Corner) September
Puffer Dentistry August
Redtail Catfish Phractocephalus hemioliopterus: Why Not to Try Them at Home (Top of the Food Chain) February
Review of Esox with Notes on Their Suitability in Aquaria (Top of the Food Chain) January
Some Family (and Genus and Species) Matters (Catfish Corner) August
Splitting Out the Helleriis: The Upland Blue Swordtail (Livebearers Unlimited) September
Success with River Stingrays (Top of the Food Chain) April
Tanichthys micagemmae: The Other White Cloud April
The Amazing Amazon, Part 1 (Cichlidophiles) November
The Amazing Amazon, Part 2: Waters of the Amazon (Cichlidophiles) December
The Challenges and Rewards of a Planted Discus Tank September
The Elusive Tropical Garden October
The Fascinating Australian Spotted Gudgeon June
The Primitive Fishes of Four Continents August
They’re Not Just for Cichlid Breakfast Anymore (Livebearers Unlimited) March
Tinanti Time (Through a Small Window) April
What’s Hot in Fancy Guppies (Livebearers Unlimited) October

 


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General

5 Pros & Cons of Undergravel Filters January
5 Quick Ways to Kill Your Fish—Common Beginner’s Mistakes June
A Quick Review of Basic Aquarium Chemistry March
Acclimation (Skeptical Fishkeeper) April
Cycling, Part 1: Cycling with Fish (The Skeptical Fishkeeper) June
Cycling, Part 2: Fishless Cycling (The Skeptical Fishkeeper) July
Just In Case: Preparing for Power Outages, Cold, and Heat June
Life Cycle of Ichthyophthirius multifilis April
Nitrates (The Skeptical Fishkeeper) August
Pass the Salt? (The Skeptical Fishkeeper) May
Repairing Your Tank October
Schools and Aquariums—Capturing the Spirit August
Stocking Limits (The Skeptical Fishkeeper) October
Stress (The Skeptical Fishkeeper) December
Temperature Changes: A Reason To Worry? (The Skeptical Fishkeeper) November
The Biotope Aquarium May
The UnNatural Aquiarium February
Top 10 Gifts for Your Fish December
Water Changes (The Skeptical Fishkeeper) September
Why Quarantine? February

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Marine

8 Vital Questions about Marine Aquarium Lighting January
A Few Saltwater Pests (and How to Get Rid of Them) December
A Great White Success Story: Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Triumph October
A Look at the Tangs: Big, Beautiful, Reef-safe Fishes (The Reefer) June
Angelfishes from the Indo-Pacific and Red Sea: Part 1: The “Large” Angels September
Azooxanthellate Cnidarians, Part 1: Some Stony Corals that Don’t Need Light (The Reefer) August
Azooxanthellate Cnidarians, Part 2: Carnation Corals and Gorgonians That Don’t Need Light (The Reefer) November
Blue Crabs in the Aquarium? (Top of the Food Chain) October
Caring for Corallimorpharians (The Reefer) April
Clownfishes and Their Hosts (The Reefer) January
Coral Fluorescence May
Feeding Frenzy! (Salt Creep) March
Fishes of Florida’s Seagrass Community August
From Cyanide to a Safe and Sustainable Trade in Indonesia (MAC News) March
Hamlets: To Keep or Not to Keep (Top of the Food Chain) May
Hammer, Frogspawn, and Torch Corals: A Look at the Genus Euphyllia (The Reefer) December
Hawkfishes: Are They a Good Choice for Your Aquarium? January
Hermit Crabs In (and Out of) the Marine Aquarium (The Reefer) February
How to Beat the Aquarium Sitter Blues (The Salt Creep) February
How to Keep Your Live Rock Live (The Salt Creep) July
Improving Marine Ornamental Collection: Responsible Harvesting for a Sustainable Hobby (MAC News) June
Invertebrate Tales March
Keeping Chaetodon Butterflies: ID is the Key (Salt Creep) May
Keeping Things Clean with Elacatinus Gobies November
Let's Take a Look at Snails (The Reefer) May
MACNA XVII Official Program October
Marine Masters of Disguise and Mimicry (The Salt Creep) June
Meet the Colorful, Captivating Cleaner Shrimps (The Salt Creep) October
Moray Eels in Reef Aquariums (Top of the Food Chain) November
New MAC Standard Set to Launch (MAC News) September
Nourishing Your Marine Livestock March
Photo Essay: Butterfly Garden March
Protein Skimmers 101 (The Salt Creep) November
Raising the Dottybacks: Subfamily Pseudochrominae, Part 1 August
Redefining “Reef Safe”: Marine Angels in Reef Aquariums December
Reef Resolutions: Five in ’05 (The Salt Creep) January
Richard Pyle, PhD—Aquarist, Ichthyologist...Movie Star! January
Shark Aquarium Ethics October
Stony Corals on Florida Aquacultured Live Rock (The Reefer) March
TFH Visits MACNA XVI January
The Basics of Coral Care (The Reefer) October
The Bluespotted Ribbontail Ray Taeniura lymma: Can it Survive in the Home Aquarium? (Top of the Food Chain) August
The Changing Tide of Marine Aquarium Filtration May
The Holothuroideans: Sea Cucumbers, Sea Apples, and Medusa Worms (The Reefer) September
The Magnificent Mandarinfish and other Dragonets (The Salt Creep) August
The Strange, Wonderful, and Sometimes Baffling Behavior of Aquarium Corals (The Salt Creep) April
The Wonders of Water Movement (The Salt Creep) December
Tips for Taming Aiptasia Anemones (The Salt Creep) September
Tracking the Ecological Sustainability of the Marine Ornamental Trade (MAC News) December
Triggerfish: The Jekyll and Hydes of the Aquarium November
What to Know Before Trying to Keep a Cephalopod April
Why Not Pairs? August
Working Fishes: A Look at Some Reef-Safe Fishes That Like to Clean July

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Meet the Hobbyist

A Lifetime of Angelfish February
An Aquarist for 70 Years February
You Can Still See Grass—Profile of a Fish Addict March

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Pond

Choosing a Koi That’s Right for You September
Hot Tub Killies August
On Gonopodium Pond: The Joys of Backyard Livebearing (Livebearers Unlimited) June
Pond Ponderings March
Summer Tropics: A Pond Vacation for Your Aquarium Fish May
Your Pond in Spring (Your Pond In…) April
Your Pond in Summer (Your Pond In…) July
Your Pond In the Dead of Winter (Your Pond In…) January

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Travel & Collecting

Adventures in Mato Grosso November
An Aquarist’s Magic Carpet Ride through Egypt March
Back to Bangkok! May
Bagged and Ready to Go: Tropical Fish Bangkok Style! January
Lao Adventure August
More Fish Collecting in Southeast Asia February
Orange Tail Mollies in Dutch Waters? June
Searching for the Pygmy Gourami September
The Freshwater Fish of New Caledonia April
The Smallest of Rainbowfishes? February
Yellow Labridens of the Rio Verde Valley December

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