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Oscar Psychology 101
Oscars are more petlike than most fish — they even play with toys — so aquarists should provide these and other stimuli for them. More>>
By K.J. Griffin

I Spy a Recluse
There are a few ways you can spy on your secretive saltwater fish. More>>
By Scott W. Michael

Reef Aquarium Advances: Part One
Many innovations have made reefkeeping easier since it was first introduced to the United States in 1986. Bonus Content>>
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By J.C. Delbeek

Reef Collection: Part Two
Attempts to regulate the hobby are likely to continue. Bonus Content>>
By Ronald L. Shimek, Ph.D.

The Logic Behind Species Tanks
Although community tanks are popular, consider a species tank so that you can see more natural behaviors. More>>
By Mike Hellweg

Two Build-it-Yourself Aquarium Projects
With just a few tools, you can easily build a submersible filter and a Venturi. More>>
By Steve Abrams

Keeper Snails
Discover two freshwater snails that you'll deliberately want to keep in your tank. More>>
By Nathan Yates

The Importance of Hiding Spots
The more hiding places you provide, the less your fish will hide. More>>
By David A. Lass

  • Editor’s Corner
  • Flotsam & Jetsam
  • 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
  • Fresh Fish
    By Jim Walters
  • FishKidz
    By David A. Lass
  • Saltwater Q&A
    By Scott W. Michael
  • Species Profile: Longnose Hawkfish
    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.  
  • The Mariculturist
    By Tim Hayes
  • Freshwater Forum
    By Jeffrey C. Howe
  • In the Fish Room
    By David A. Lass
  • Aquabits
  • Aquarist's Notebook: Low-Light Plants/Aquarist of the Month
  • Product Showcase
  • Livestock Section (Wholesale Only)
  • Online Marketplace
  • Dealer & Classified Advertising
  • Aquarium Clubs & Societies
  • Ad Index

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