Reefnation Tank Move – The Planning Phase

Reefnation Tank Move – The Planning Phase

Back in March, my family and I decided it was time to move to a new house. The excitement of a new house was met with the fear of moving 3 fish tanks and an established sump. To make things more interesting, all needed to be done in 21 days and none of this had been...
The Invasive European Green Crab

The Invasive European Green Crab

The highly successful marine invasive species, the European green crab (Carcinus maenas) is native to the northeast Atlantic Ocean and the Baltic Sea. However, it has made its way into other areas where it is not welcomed. When you think of a crab, you may think of...
Goniopora Coral: An Overview

Goniopora Coral: An Overview

Goniopora is a sensitive coral that when probed can sensitize and contract. Goniopora is a very difficult coral to keep alive in captivity and is not recommended for a novice reef aquarium hobbyist. In addition, the different types of this coral require different...
Cute Deadly Things to Avoid: The Giant River Otter

Cute Deadly Things to Avoid: The Giant River Otter

  Playful, vicious, adorable, ferocious: The giant river otter seems to be a physical embodiment of something that can be lovable and terrifying at the same time. Before you approach one, it may be smart to learn a little more about them and what to expect if you...
Prehistoric Tank: Eurypterid Edition

Prehistoric Tank: Eurypterid Edition

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the word ‘scorpion?’ For me, I instantly picture a creature with two claws and a menacing, arched tail hanging over its’ back as if it were a famous contortionist. Then, I think of the movie Scorpion King...