If you haven’t yet seen our latest issue, here’s a pictorial look at the first issue for 2015!
The cover of “Feeding Arts”, our January/February 2015 issue of CORAL Magazine. Volume 12, Number 1.
The table of contents for the Jan/Feb 2015 issue of CORAL Magazine.
Daniel Knop’s Letter From Europe, reminiscing over the feeding habits of the late Hannelore Reinehr. Knop attributes her success with “species that no one else could keep alive” to the fastidious attention paid to the dietary needs of her fishes.
In this Editor’s Page, James Lawrence discusses the “Tulipomania” currently playing out with designer clownfishes, and takes stock of the current state of affairs with regards to marine fish breeding with commentary from Matt Pedersen.
Our Reef News column tackles the notion of “Designer Reefs”, and looks at the successful captive husbandry of Bargibant’s Seahorse, Hippocampus bargibanti.
Our Rarities section includes contributions from Unique Corals, Quality Marine, A&M Aquatics, ORA, and Sea & Reef Aquaculture
“FEEDING”, by Dr. Deiter Brockmann, kicks off this issues’ cover feature articles.
“Nutrients, feeding stragegies, and energy budgets”, by Dr. Dieter Brockmann, looks at energy and nutrition from the bottom up.
“Contents Count” by Verena Klein, examples the dizzying array of live and prepared food offerings, their shortcomings, enrichments and supplementation, and even the delivery of medication via food.
“HUNGRY Aquarium Corals” by Than Thein walks the reader through three groupings of corals and their dietary proclivities.
“Captive Bred Marine Fishes: State of the Art 2015”, by Tal Sweet, returns to our print edition this year with a look at all the accomplishments of 2014, and an up-to-date list of all marine aquarium fish species that have been bred in captivity to date. You can read this article for free online at www.Reef2Rainforest.com!
The groundbreaking tale of Karen Brittian’s success rearing the Purplemask Angelfish, Paracentropyge venusta, using only prepared foods, is retold in “Purple Maksed Angelfish: Breeding Paracentropyge venusta”.
“Never say ‘never'” is this issues Aquarium Portrait by Holger Biehl. We diverge from the often large format reef aquarium to feature an 8 gallon nano reef most every reader would kill to call their own!
Daniel Knop’s series on algae continues in “Algae, or the question about the ecological niche—Part IV”, the ongoing series in our Reefkeeping 101 section.
Daniel Knop takes a look at the “Flower Mushroom Coral”, what most US-based aqaurists simply know as Ricordia yuma, as a beginners livestock choice in the Reefkeeping 101 section.
Our species spotlight this month is the stunning Aurora Anthias, Pseudanthias calloura, examined by Daniel Knop.
As always, you can obtain single-issue copies of CORAL Magazine at any of the fine retailers listed in the “CORAL Sources” directory. You can also view the directory online at www.Reef2Rainforest.com!
The CORALexicon covers technical terms that appear in articles in this issue!
We close out another stunning issue of CORAL Magazine with our Reef Life photograph by Denise Nielsen Tacket. Enjoy the full glory of the image on page 114, and turn back to page 104 to find out what exactly it is that you’re looking at!