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Terence hails from Salt Lake City, Utah where he has worked as a technology marketing consultant and most recently taken on the position of VP Sales and Marketing for Neptune Systems. A technology geek at heart, Terence is a relatively new
So this story really touched my heart when it broke recently on Facebook. Brian Bunne Broughten of Advanced Aquarium Service in Minnesota had a client whose pet "Bubba" needed emergency care. The fish had ingested a clam, and the shell was trapped within Bubba's digestive system intact and still hinged. The fish grew lethargic, stopped eating and also no longer expel waste for too long.
The first step was to get the fish x-rayed to see what was going on.
Updated 12-14-2012 at 12:39 AM by melev
It isn't often that I see an article that I want to repost as much as this one. When I was a little boy, my dad had his aquariums. It was about fish, anemones, octopus, but not live corals. In 1998 when I decided to enjoy this hobby, my resource was the local fish store. I bought some 'live' rock and some clownfish, as well as a number of inverts. In 2002, I went to my first MACNA and really learned about keeping corals alive, and the rest is history.
As hobbyists, we may have
Updated 12-11-2012 at 05:06 PM by melev
Saw this via Facebook today, and thought it was rather interesting. This is a carnivorous sponge.
Found very deep in the ocean, 10,800ft to 11,500ft - way deeper than you'll ever go unless you've got the funds to send a rover submarine down there. 2.04 to 2.18 miles down, to help you grasp the numbers.
This was posted up on Gizmodo, and here's the link to the article:
The video is soooo awesome, it looks fake. Love it!
If you've not read Jessy's GoPro article on the front page of Reef Addicts, here's the link: http://www.reefaddicts.com/content.p...-and-the-GoPro