Monthly Archives: September 2010

Red Headed Wrasse (Halichoeres rubricephalus)

Tweet I was at Sara’s last night to record the next podcast (coming this weekend) and took some time to photograph some of her fish. One that I’ve wanted a good shot of for some time is her Red Headed … Continue reading

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Emerging Star Polyps

Tweet I have a small cluster of star polyps that I keep in the corner of one of my aquariums, mainly because they are a nice spot of “light” when the actinics are on. Lately, I’ve noticed that they’re quite … Continue reading

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Reef Threads Podcast #6

Tweet Reef Threads podcast #6 is now available for download. In this week’s presentation we talk about using Shapelock to mount corals under water, cleaning your back glass, Scott Fellman’s “rant” about system complexity, big systems vs. small systems, and … Continue reading

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Tiny Little Polyps

Tweet Some of my Chili (Nephthyigorgia) coral’s polyps.—Gary

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Reef Threads Podcast #5

Tweet Reef Threads podcast #5 is now available for download. In this week’s presentation we talk about skimmer maintenance, flatworms, sand beds, tank maintenance, and our Noteworthy Tanks of the week. Links to all of the items are listed below. … Continue reading

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Flames!!

Tweet My small azooxanthellate coral collection/project is an excellent challenge in terms of making sure the corals not only live, but thrive. So far so good, though the longest any of the corals has been in my aquarium is two … Continue reading

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Waiting for Food

Tweet Leather-coral polyps, poised for the next meal. Don’t forget to download Podcast #4.—Gary

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Reef Threads Podcast #4

Tweet Our fourth Reef Threads podcast is now available for download. In this week’s presentation we talk about MACNA, product skepticism, Asterina stars, safety, and tell you about our noteworthy tanks. Links to all of the items are listed below. … Continue reading

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Reef “Art”

Tweet I was in a picture-taking mood last night (not unusual) and managed to create this one of polyps of Chili (Nephthyigorgia) coral under actinic lights.—Gary

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MACNA 2010, Day Three

Tweet Sunday morning arrived and I was tired, but I got out of bed and drove to the Marriott (I stayed in another hotel) for another round of presentations. But I used the first hour to tour the exhibits, talk … Continue reading

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