Fish Species at
November 2010

Cnidarians for Nano-Reefs
Some select corals and “polyps” are suitable for smaller reef aquariums. Bonus Content>>
By Scott W. Michael

The Inverted World of the Upside-Down Catfish
If you keep these interesting catfish, choose tankmates and aquascape based on their needs. More>>
By Stephen G. Noble



Picking a Pencilfish
A shoal of one of these species of pencilfish can make a beautiful display for a small tank. More>>
By David A. Lass

The Vitals of Lighting
There are so many lighting options available — and it’s important to understand which type of light to use for your tank. Bonus Content>>
By J.C. Delbeek M.Sc.

Breeding Minnows
North American minnows breed in various ways — find out how to set up their breeding tank before attempting a spawn. More>>
By Robert J. Goldstein, Ph.D.

Having Friends in Fishy Places
Taking the time to build a good rapport with your local fish store now will allow you to reap a windfall later. More>>
By Mike Wickham

Photo Essay: Sensational Cichlids
There are so many cichlids to keep and so many reasons to keep them.

FAMA Classic: Backyard Coral Farming
An innovative hobbyist with a passion for corals made his backyard into an ambitious coral farm. More>>
By Ethan Mizer

Coral Zonation
Mastering this neglected dimension of reefkeeping is vital   in properly placing corals and ensuring their survivability in any reef tank. More>>
By Richard Harker

Two Quick Ways to Capture Snails
With either of these simple contraptions, you can keep snails in  your tank without letting their populations get out of control. More>>
By Stephen G. Noble

  • Editor’s Corner
  • Freshwater Q&A
    By Mike Wickham
  • The Aquabotanist
    By Stephen G. Noble 
  • Reef Aquarist
    By J. Charles Delbeek, M.Sc.
  • Adventures in Fish Breeding
    By Mike Hellweg
  • FishKidz
    By David A. Lass
  • Secrets to Society Success
    By John Todaro  
  • What's New?
    By Mark Smith 
  • Saltwater Q&A
    By Scott W. Michael
  • Species Profile: Christmas Tree Worm
    By Steven Bitter
  • Aquatic Maestro
    By Paul Speice
  • Wet Vet
    By Mark A. Mitchell, D.V.M., Ph.D.
  • Sandmail
    By Bob Goemans
  • Popular Freshwater Tropicals
    By Iggy Tavares, Ph.D.
  • Reef Notes
    By Vincent Hargreaves, Ph.D.
  • Freshwater Forum
    By Jeffrey C. Howe
  • In the Fish Room
    By David A. Lass
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