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Aquarium Society Events | Aquatic Gardening | Brackish | Breeding | Cichlids     
Freshwater | General | Marine | Pond | Travel & Collecting

Aquarium Society Events

ACA 2006 Convention Program July
AKA 2006 Convention Program May
ALA 2006 Convention Program April
NEC Presents its 31st Annual Convention March

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Aquatic Gardening

Algae-Eating Shrimp in the Nature Aquarium May
Botany: An Introduction to Plant Biology (The Planted Tank) December
Cryptocoryne in the Nature Aquarium September
Cyanobacteria: The Ancient Pest (The Planted Tank) August
Decorations in the Planted Tank (The Planted Tank) November
Easy Plants (The Planted Tank) September
Echinodorus in the Nature Aquarium November
Ferns and Mosses in the Nature Aquarium December
Foreground and Middle Ground in the Nature Aquarium June
Growing Cabomba March
How I Spent My Summer Vacation (The Planted Tank) October
International Aquatic Plants Layout Contest 2005 January
Keeping Bacopa September
Light-demanding Plants in the Nature Aquarium February
Mosses (The Planted Tank) March
Plant Nutrition in the Nature Aquarium January
Planted Tanks: High Tech vs. Low Tech (The Planted Tank) July
Planting the Background in the Nature Aquarium July
Selecting Fish for the Nature Aquarium April
Shade-loving Plants in the Nature Aquarium March
Stem Plants in the Nature Aquarium October
The Aquatic Plant Social (The Planted Tank) May
The Genus Hygrophila (The Planted Tank) June
The Stemmed Plants (The Planted Tank) February
Welcome to the Fishroom (The Planted Tank) January

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Brackish

Giving Your Aquarium Some Sole: Success with Fresh and Brackish Flatfish June
Native Brackish-water Fishes for the Home Aquarium October

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Breeding

 Beginner’s Luck: Breeding Trigonostigma espei  August
 Book Excerpt: Breeding & Raising Angelfishes (Chapter 4:  Reproduction)  February
 Breeding Ancistrus Catfish, Part One (Catfish Corner)  September
 Breeding Ancistrus Catfish, Part Two (Catfish Corner)  October
 Hatching in Austrolebias  May
 Internal Fertilization in an Egglaying Killifish: Campellolebias brucei  May
 Marine Mouthbrooders (The Salt Creep)  April
 So You Want to Breed Cories?  October
 Spawning and Raising Allomogurnda nesolepis, the Goo-obo Gudgeon  February
 Spawning Catfishes in Aquaria: Where Are We and Where Are We Going?  October
 Spawning the Cardinal Tetra: A Photographic Record  October

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Cichlids

A Cichlid Enigma July
A Floating Mini-Meadow for Your Cichlids and Others (Cichlidophiles) May
Death-Feigning as a Hunting Strategy in Cichlid Fish (Cichlidophiles) August
Dither Strategy in the Cichlid Aquarium (Cichlidophiles) October
Female Angelfish Prefer Experienced Males (Cichlidophiles) November
Notes on the Genus Bathybates July
The Amazing Amazon Part 3: The Diversity of Amazonian Water Types Redux (Cichlidophiles) January
The Amazing Amazon Part 4: The Changeability of Water (Cichlidophiles) February
The Amazing Amazon Part 5: Floating Meadows (Cichlidophiles) March
The Amazing Amazon Part 6: The Fish Below the Floating Meadows (Cichlidophiles) April
The Chanchito Gets a New Name (and Several New Species) (Cichlidophiles) September
The Convict Gang July
The Honduran Red Point: A Beautiful Blue Convict-type Species from Honduras July
The Role of Philopatry in Neolamprologus Breeding Groups (Cichlidophiles) June
The Wolf Cichlid Parachromis dovii in the Aquarium (Top of the Food Chain) April
Tucunaré Azul: A Quick Look at the New, Blue Peacock Bass (Top of the Food Chain) August

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Freshwater

35 Years of Livebearers (Livebearers Unlimited) April
A Catfish Cornucopia September
A Little Gray Ditch Fish-with attitude! (Livebearers Unlimited) March
A Look at Synodontis, Part 1 (Catfish Corner) May
A Look at Synodontis, Part 2 (Catfish Corner) June
A Look at Synodontis, Part 3 (Catfish Corner) July
Barbs Done Right August
Betta unimaculata: The Giant Betta from Borneo March
Born in the USA: A Look at Three North American Poeciliids August
Brachyplatystoma tigrinum: The Royal Tiger Shovelnose
(Top of the Food Chain)
September
Dario dario: 2 Perspective on a Hot Newcomer June
De-Worm Your Livebearers! (Livebearers Unlimited) May
Different Directions (Catfish Corner) December
Extended Family Matters, Part 2 (Catfish Corner) January
Freshwater Puffers September
Freshwater Shrimp: The Dawn of a Brand New Hobby August
Good Golly, Black Molly! The Origin of the Hobby's Most Hybridized Fish (Livebearers Unlimited) September
Good News from Lake Tanganyika (Catfish Corner) November
How Many Discus Species Are There? December
Identifying the Wild Swordtails, Genus Xiphophorus April
Lates calcarifer, the Barramundi (Top of the Food Chain) June
Life at the Top November
Meet the Crevice Spawners, the Genus Procatopus May
More Than Skin Deep: A Tail of Two Swordtails in the Age of Hybrid Fish (Livebearers Unlimited) June
My 5 Favorite Catfishes October
Oryzias: An Interesting Ricefish from Thailand September
Polypterus endlicheri in the Aquarium (Top of the Food Chain) August
Poeciliid Robusto! Adventures with Mayland's Molly (Livebearers Unlimited) December
Previews (Catfish Corner) July
Pseudomugil furcatus: Yellow and Gold at the End of the Rainbows April
Some Experiences Keeping a Rare Wild Poeciliid April
Some Notes on Corydoras (Catfish Corner) April
The Amazing Rubber Eel October
The Black Arowana Osteoglossum ferreirai Osteoglossidae/Osteoglossiformes (Top of the Food Chain) February
The Brave & Clever Guppy: Nature or Nuture? (Livebearers Unlimited) February
The Catfish Quarantine Tank (Catfish Corner) March
The Flying Fox: The Other Algae-eater August
The Legendary Freshwater Pipefish Syngnathus scovelli August
The Lettuce Eaters: Probably More Than You Wanted to Know About Abramites hypselonotus December
The Natural History and Ecology of the Giant Puffer Tetraodon mbu (Top of the Food Chain) November
The Not-So-Merry Merry Widow (Livebearers Unlimited) October
The Present Status of Fancy Livebearers in Hawai'i June
The Return of the Blue Parrot (Livebearers Unlimited) January
The Secret Origin of the Fancy Guppy (Livebearers Unlimited) July
Welcome Home (Catfish Corner) January
Wet 'em and Forget 'em? Encounters with the Blue Head Goodeid (Livebearers Unlimited) August


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General

A Low-Maitenance Outdoor Tank September
Aquarium Drugs (The Skeptical Fishkeeper) January
Aquarium Science: Brine Shrimp Hatching and Metal Toxicity November
Believe it or not...Breathable Bags! February
Carbon (The Skeptical Fishkeeper) May
Diagnosing Disease (The Skeptical Fishkeeper) February
Fish Growth vs. Tank Size (The Skeptical Fishkeeper) December
Freeze Dried vs. Frozen vs. Fresh (The Skeptical Fishkeeper) September
From Guppies to Angels: Kids are the Winners in PA Youth Aquaria Contest January
Homemade Foods (The Skeptical Fishkeeper) August
Hurricane Katrina and the "Little" Things February
In Defense of the Humble UGF November
In the Mix: Reconstituting Reverse Osmosis Water March
Moving a Mini-Reef: My Trials, Tribulations, and Ultimate Triumph (The Salt Creep) May
Moving On December
Moving Tanks (The Skeptical Fishkeeper) November
Nutrition (Part 1) (The Skeptical Fishkeeper) July
pH (The Skeptical Fishkeeper) April
pH Test Kits August
Revenge of the Paste Foods (They're Actually Pretty Good...Really) (Livebearers Unlimited) November
Sez Who? Sez Mike! (Cichlidophiles) July
Take Part in the RPI Pilot Test! March
The Aging Process in Fish (The Skeptical Fishkeeper) March
The Three Sets of Factors that Determine Livestock Health November
The Truth about Cycling: All You Really Need to Know September
The Underwater Photography of Dwight "Subsee" Smith, MD March
Vitamin C (The Skeptical Fishkeeper) October
Water Testing (The Skeptical Fishkeeper) June
What's That Noise?! September

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Marine

An Introduction to Puffers May
Angels from the Indo-Pacific and Red Sea, Part Two: The "Pygmy" Angelfishes February
Azooxanthellate Cnidarians Part 3: Anemones and Sea Pens That Don't Need Light (The Reefer) April
Balistoides conspicillum, The Clown Triggerfish in Aquariums (Top of the Food Chain) January
Bristleworms: Hopefully the Last Word February
Butterflies in My Aquarium June
Clownfish and Anemone Compatibility May
Clowns in My Aquarium August
Dwarf Sea Basses (Serranus) of the Tropical Atlantic and Caribbean (Top of the Food Chain) October
Feather Stars: Beautiful But Unsuitable (The Reefer) August
Fire Coral: A Stony Coral That Isn't Really a Stony Coral (The Reefer) December
Fired Up About Firefish! (The Salt Creep) October
Fish Behaving Badly (The Salt Creep) December
Goats in My Aquariums October
Here Comes the Sun: 5 Functions of Marine Aquarium Lighting (The Salt Creep) November
"Holy Grails" of the Marine Aquarium Hobby October
Horses in My Aquarium November
Lions in My Aquarium September
Macroalgae: The Marine Aquarist's Ally (The Salt Creep) June
Matchmaker, Matchmaker...The Art of Achieving a Compatible Fish Community (The Salt Creep) March
Nano Reef Systems March
Now That's a Big Tank! A Look at Stan Genadek's Awesome Reef Aquarium (The Reefer) September
Panther Groupers in the Aquarium (Top of the Food Chain) March
Plate Corals (The Reefer) November
Plerogyra and Physogyra: The Bubble Corals (The Reefer) May
Pretty but Potent: Marine Livestock with a Propensity for Poking, Prodding, or Poisoning (Salt Creep) February
Rabbits in My Aquariums May
School is in Session: Schooling Fishes in the Marine Aquarium November
Sea Fans, Sea Plumes, Sea Rods, and More: Gorgonians in the Aquarium (The Reefer) June
Sharpnose Puffers: A Good Fit in the Fish-Only Aquarium (The Salt Creep) January
Surgeons in My Aquarium December
The "Planted" Reef Tank July
The Alluring Frogfishes (The Salt Creep) July
The Bodacious Bodianus! Captive Husbandry of Bodianus Hogfishes in Aquariums (Top of the Food Chain) May
The Bubble-Tip Anemone: Entacmaea quadricolor (The Reefer) March
The Bumblebee or Giant Grouper Epinephelus lanceolatus (Top of the Food Chain) December
The Damselfishes (The Reefer) July
The Magnificent Blue-striped Angelfish Chaetodontoplus septentrionalis July
The Marine Betta: Good Things Come to Those Who Wait (The Salt Creep) September
The Miniature Wonder, Hippocampus zosterae April
The Rising Phoenix: The Life, Death, and Rebirth of Xenia January
The Wrasses: A Study in Diversity (The Salt Creep) August
Thornbacks and Hovercrafts: The Lesser-Known Cowfish January
Tridacna gigas: The Killer Clam That Isn't a Killer (The Reefer) October
Tunicates in the Marine Aquarium (The Reefer) January
Waving Leaves: The Cockatoo Waspfish Ablabys taenianotus February

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Pond

Down the Garden Path June
Opening Your Pond: 10 Tips for a Spectacular Start to the Season April
The Perfect Garden Pond, Part 1: Getting Started May
The Perfect Garden Pond, Part 2: Plants, Livestock, and Maintenance June
The Perfect Garden Pond, Part 3: Problems and Solutions July

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Travel & Collecting

A Journey through Exotic Malaysia February
Adventures in Central America: Some Cichlids Take the Long, Dusty Road to Our Aquariums September
Aquarists in Nature June
Cichlids, Cichlids, & More Cichlids: Collection in Untamed Uruguay July
Cichlid Research and Adventures in Costa Rica July
Collecting Aphanius fasciatus May
Collecting in Uruguay May
Fish Collection in the Land of the Royal Bengal Tiger, Part 1: Bengal, a Mythical Tropical Paradise October
Fish Collection in the Land of the Royal Bengal Tiger, Part 2: The Journey Continues November
Fishes of the Royal Pagodas, Part 1 March
Fishes of the Royal Pagodas, Part 2 June
Fishes of the Royal Pagodas, Part 3 August
Searching for Betta macrostoma in Borneo January
The Long Journey of the Goo-obo Gudgeon January
The Other Side of the Mirror: The Kamihata Exploration Party Visits India December
Visiting a Coral and Clam Farm (The Reefer) February

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