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Kathy Harrington
Facilities Assistant
Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital
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Elderly and Aquariums
Did you know that having an aquarium in a long-term care facility and increase the quality of life for the residents? This has been documented scientifically as you will read in this article. More>>

Keeping your Reef Aquarium Cool
During the hot months of summer, reef aquarium inhabitants can experience significant (sometimes lethal) thermal stress. Learn how to reduce heat issues in this article. More>>

Would you like “Glass or Acrylic?” What material will be best for your next aquarium – glass or acrylic? In this Reef Tectonics article we examine the pros and cons of both and discuss some precautions that need to be taken if you select one or the other. More>>



Blog Entries

BROWN BLOTCH SNAIL (BABYLONIA SPP.)
There are a number of snails that are employed to help turn the upper layers of the sand bed and to scavenge off the aquarium bottom. Members of the genus Babylonia are not only effective at clean-up duties, they are also very attractive. Learn more in this Reef Tectonics blog post.
 
GOIN TUBING!
Tube worms are beautiful, fascinating members of the class Polychaeta. They are also the most popular polychaetes available to aquarists. Learn more about this worm in these Reef Tectonics blog post.

WHY DO FISH JUMP OUT OF OUR AQUARIUMS?
Why do fish choose to “go over the wall?” Is our aquascaping really that bad? Learn more about what fishes are prone to jumping and why they may engage in this suicidal behavior in this Reef Tectonics blog post.
 
FLATWORM WORRIES
Populations of certain flatworms (acoels) can explode in the reef aquarium. How do you prevent this from happening and what do you do if you have a flatworm outbreak? Find out in this Reef Tectonics blog post.

DEEP WATER DELIGHT!
Cephalopholis igarashiensis (a.k.a., the garish hind) is an amazing grouper that is poorly known to aquarists and scientists alike because of its proclivity for deep reef habitats. Check out this amazing fish in this Reef Tectonics blog post.

TANK RAGE!
Reef fishes can be very aggressive toward one another. Want to learn more about why and how we can prevent it tank rage in your aquarium? Read this Reef Tectonics blog post.

“OH, WHAT BLUE TEETH YOU HAVE!”
Coral reefs are home to a plethora of “chromatically blessed” fishes, but few compare to the harlequin tuskfish. Read more about this exquisite fish in this Reef Tectonics blog post.

 


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