The cover of CORAL Magazine Volume 13, Issue 5 – Butterflies – September/October 2016
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HEREWITH: a sampling of articles and opening pages for readers curious about what the issue will bring.
“Could we be entering the Golden Age of marine aquariums? Consider the facts: Our reef tanks are filling up with species that could never be kept before, were never seen before, and were never bred in captivity before.” – James Lawrence, on the Editor’s page. Our table of contents is also shown here.
Maldives Bleaching 2016: Coral reefs continue to get themselves into hot water. Is there hope? Find the answers in this issue’s Reef News section.
A visual feast of the latest coral imports awaits in Coral Visions!
Veteran and award-winning aquarist Robert M. Fenner provides an extensive look into the word of Butterflyfishes in this 16-page crash course, with depictions of 36 species, many now overlooked.
Matt Pedersen reports on the cutting edge of Butterflyfish husbandry: captive-breeding and tackling the most challenging species in the family.
Part 1 of Daniel Knop’s look at Aquarium Photography, treating the subject in a way only CORAL Magazine can.
Eshan Dashti, owner of Triton GmbH, discovers a source of tungsten contamination in their reef. Where did it come from, and how was it resolved? All is revealed in the story “The High Price Of Being Cheap.”
The 20-foot reef aquarium in Joachim Ehni’s living room is mind-boggling. Find out how it was created in this issue’s “Aquarium Portrait.”
Daniel Knop introduces a live rock modules concept of aquascaping for improving substrate condition and maintenance in “Reefkeeping 101.”
Paracentropyge multifasciata, a challenging Dwarf Angelfish species, takes the “Species Spotlight” this issue, with insights from Daniel Knop.
Eric Cassiano, a biological scientist at the University of Florida’s Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory, provides exclusive new details of the year’s most record-breaking story, the first successful captive breeding of the Pacific Blue Tang, Paracanthurus hepatus. Learn more by reading “A Regal Beginning.”
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