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  Aquarium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An aquarium (plural aquariums or aquaria) is a clear-sided container (typically constructed of glass or high-strength plastic) in which water-dwelling plants and animals (usually fish, and sometimes invertebrates, as well as amphibians, marine mammals, and reptiles) are kept in captivity, often for public display; or it is an establishment featuring such displays.
Aquarium heaters are designed to act as thermostats to regulate water temperature at a level designated by the aquarist when the prevailing temperature of air surrounding the aquarium is below the desired water temperature.
An aquarium may have fresh water (a salt level of < 0.5%), simulating a lake or river environment; salt water (a salt level of 5%–18%), simulating an ocean or sea environment; or brackish water (a salt level of 0.5%–5%), simulating environments lying between fresh and salt, such as estuaries.
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 Aquarium - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
An aquarium is a clear-sided container (typically constructed of glass or high-strength plastic) in which water-dwelling plants and animals (usually fish) are kept in captivity.) The term is also used of a public establishment that maintains a number of aquatic species in captivity, much as a zoo does for land animals.
Captive breeding programs of marine organisms for the aquarium trade have been urgently in development since the mid-1990s, spurred by environmental pressures on reef environments.
Most public aquariums are located close to the ocean; for a steady supply of natural seawater.
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 Aquarium - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
An aquarium may have fresh water, simulating a lake or river environment; salt water, simulating an ocean or sea environment; or brackish water, simulating environments lying between fresh and salt, such as estuaries.
The shipping process is very hazardous for the fish involved; mortality rates are high and many others are weakened by stress and become diseased upon arrival.
* Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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An aquarium is a glass-sided container (terrarium) in which water-dwelling plants and animals (usually fish) are kept in captivity.
The framed-glass aquarium was a development of the glazed Wardian case developed for British horticulturists in the 1830s, to protect exotic plants on long sea voyages.
Most public aquariums are located close to the sea; for a steady supply of natural seawater.
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 Diseases in aquarium fish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The protein skimmer I am speaking of is a Seaclone made by Aquarium systems, it is for tanks up to 90 gallons.
To me aquariums are a long lasting commitment and once you set it up one way it is a shame to destroy the environment you have created to make way for new environments that may or may not be as successful.
Gulfview is one of the few aquaculturalists permitted by the government to harvest rock specifically grown for the marine aquarium in the Gulf of Mexico.
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 Aquarium Diseases and Treatment FAQ
After any incident of disease in an aquarium, whether fish loss occurs or not, is to wait a minimum of two weeks before adding any new fish.
It is OK to use a small amount of aquarium salt in the water (a teaspoon per ten gallons), but make sure that none of the fish you have are sensitive to salt and don't use salt if you keep live plants.
I would use regular aquarium rock salt, and yes, it does a great job of promoting healing in any external injury or disease, provided the fish in the tank are not too salt-sensitive.
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 Diseases in the Aqurium - Part VIII
Therefore, the filter should be disconnected from the aquarium and run with a bucket of water for the duration of the treatment.
Emulgated multi-vitamin preparation for strengthening fish during or after diseases, after introducing them into a new aquarium, for breeding and to vitaminize food for fish fry.
After this removal, the remaining water is conditioned with a full dose (calculated to the total content of the aquarium) sera aqutan and filled with fresh water.
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 Aquarium Connection - fish tank, freshwater aquarium set up, freshwater aquarium foods, nitrogen cycle, freshwater ...
Aquarium Connection - fish tank, freshwater aquarium set up, freshwater aquarium foods, nitrogen cycle, freshwater aquarium filters, fish diease treatment and quarantine, freshwater planted tank, aquarium fish stress, freshwater aquarium plants, freshwater aquarium maintenance
A point by point list of everything needed to set up and maintain a successful 20-55 gallon freshwater fish tank, including optional upgrade equipment.
Once all the equipment is assembled, follow this quick list of the 16 important steps to setting up and getting a tank off to the best possible start.
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 Pandora's Aquarium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Off the list of preventative things, I cannot stress buying small numbers of fish SLOWLY enough; many a tank can be devastated by bringing in a large number of new fish in a relatively small time.
Please note also that some diseases have multiple manifestations (Columnaris, NTD, Fish TB, to name a few), and may vary in presentation from fish to fish; others are not true "diseases" caused by a single organism, but rather signs that could point to a number of causative organisms (dropsy, pop-eye).
It is still unknown if this is the same exact disease entity or what the cause is, but most attribute it to congenital or developmental causes, sometimes birth defects, premature birth or inadequate nutrition at certain stages.
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 Diseases in Tropical Fish - The First Tank Guide - Aquarium Illness Facts and Aquarium Care
Most disease organisms that can affect pet fish are already present in all but the newest aquariums.
Fish that are kept in water that is significantly too warm or too cold, or even fish that are kept slightly too warm or cold for long periods of time are going to be stressed and this will repress their immune systems.
Once a fish becomes sick, the population of disease organisms in the tank increases, and the health of the pathogens also increases.
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 Aquarium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
There is also a Russian band named Aquarium, and Aquarium is the name of an album by the Danish pop-dance group Aqua
An aquarium can range from a small, unadorned glass bowl containing less than a liter of water - although generally unsuited for any fish - to massive tanks built in public aquaria which are limited only by engineering constraints and can house entire ecosystems as large as kelp forests or species of large sharks.
These tanks are often used for killifish, livebearers, cichlids etc. They can be simple as bare bottom with a few neccessities or a complex planted aquarium.
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 Beginning Fishkeeping   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The latter benefit is especially important should disease strike your tank; water changes are the most important step in controlling disease, and large water changes are not safe unless the chemical composition (e.g., pH and GH) of your tank's water is similar to your tap water.
Diseases introduced to your tank with newly purchase fish may infect your other fish with catastrophic results.
Thus, the appearance of disease in a tank is frequently brought on by ``poor water conditions'' that leave fish with weakened immune systems.
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 AQUARIUM DOCTOR Aquapages,Diseases
In such a small and closed ecosystem as your aquarium, once a disease, fungus or parasite affects one fish, it can quickly spread through the water to all the others.
Never clean the aquarium, rinse the media in the filters, change no more than 25% of the water at a time, siphon the tank often.
Adding plants to your aquarium can also help to reduce nitrate levels and also adds to the beauty of your tank.
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 Minnesota Aquarium Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
In 1993, however, unwilling to live with this reasonable practice, Dr. Warren Burgess and Jerry Walls, in an issue of the aquarium journal Tropical Fish Hobbyist resurrected the genus Herichthys (which was originally erected in 1854 for the Texas Cichlid) as the new catch-all genus for North American cichlids.
Conkel lists several species as belonging to his Theraps group 1B (on page 136) and then goes on to put their descriptions and pictures in the section covering his group 2.
Feeder fish (such as goldfish, guppies, or minnows) should be avoided as they carry parasites and diseases which may infect the consuming cichlid.
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 Amazon.com: A Fishkeeper's Guide to the Healthy Aquarium: Books: Neville Carrington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Aquarium Fish: 300 Fresh-Water Fishes and Plants in Community, Species, and Biotope Aquariums.
Conditions necessary to induce spawning are also written about, and Carrington concludes the section with a list of various pests and their treatments.
The last part of THE HEALTHY AQUARIUM is an index of pests and diseases, with a reference chart and the beginning of common symptoms.
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 Disease Index and Treatment
Most diseases occurring in fishes are the result of severe stress and a diminished immune system caused by environmental factors.
This may entail massive water changes if the problem is water quality related, but you cannot cure the disease without curing the causing agent as well.
The best preventative for introduction of disease is a quarantine of 30 days in a separate quarantine tank, but not all of us have the opportunities to do it (but think about the benefits, especially when introducing marines).
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 Aquarium Basics - Fish Diseases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Ask students to name some of the treatments that were administered for many of the diseases on the list.
As you describe each disease, ask students to draw a "Fish Hospital" with pictures of their sick fish based upon the description that is read.
ICH (pronounced "ick," white spot disease) - a ciliate protozoan, white spots are clearly defined and look like "grains of salt," affected fish will usually shimmy near the bottom of the tank before spots are apparent.
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 ipedia.com: Aquarium Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
An aquarium is a glass-sided container in which water-dwelling plants and animals are kept in captivity.
The term is also used of a public establishment that maintains a large number of aquatic specie...
In the 18th century, the biologist Abraham Trembley kept hydra found in the garden canals of the Bentinck residence Sorgvliet, Netherlands, in large cyndrical glass vessels for study.
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 List of aquarium diseases - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New fish can sometimes introduce diseases to aquaria, and these can be difficult to diagnose and treat.
Most fish diseases are also aggrevated when the fish is stressed.
This page was last modified 05:10, 25 November 2005.
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 list of aquaria
Aquarium of the Americas - New Orleans, Louisiana
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies [1] - Gatlinburg, Tennessee
South Carolina Aquarium [1] - Charleston, South Carolina
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 GuruNet — Content Map
List of archaeological and artistic sites of Sardinia
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list of archaic English words and their modern equivalents
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 Animal Diseases
On the Diseases of Sprague-Dawley and Fisher 344 Rats [Nold & Parker]
Diseases of Marine Mammals [RB Moeller, Mar '97]
Diseases and Pests of Sheep - VEIN (AU)
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 Aquarium Fish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
If you are interested in buying an aquarium and keeping several varieties of fish as pets, there are several things you should know before you start looking.
Recommended Tank: A 30 gallon or larger aquarium, either fish-only or reef, with a shaded area is...
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 FishProfiles.com - Complete Online Aquaria Resource   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
By answering a series of questions about the symptoms displayed by your fish, a diagnosis is provided for which diseases your fish may have.
At any given point during the questioning a list of possible ailments, determined by your answers is provided.
No person should act on the basis of these contents without first obtaining specific, independent professional advice which confirms the information provided with any diagnosis.
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The frags were then glued to the ends of the coral branches underwater by applying a small ball of glue to the frag.
Th e Market Area targeted is primarily in the upstate NY area within an 80 mile radius of Nunda which includes the cities of Buffalo, Rochester, and Corning and a total population of over two million plus additional access to another million within the Syracuse area, another fifty miles away.
Twenty years ago the expected population to maintain a pet store was expected to be at least a population of 50,000 within driving distance, now we find communities of less then 20,000 with two operating pet stores.
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 Aquaria Canada Marine Supply - Sections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
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One of the most nagging problems that a reef aquarist can encounter is undesirable algae.
The three major problem algae are brown diatom algae, red slime algae and green hair algae.
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Includes husbandry, reproduction, diseases, parasites, and pathology as well as veterinary medicine.
Authoritative and extensive review of diseases of all living animal groups (mammals, birds, reptiles, etc.)
The Diseases of the Cat: Medicine and Surgery.
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 Diseases in the Aqurium - Part VII
This is a list of the most common compounds used in fish keeping for Medication, Anesthesia, Sedation, Sterilization Disifection, and Antisepsis
ulcer disease), Hexamita (hole-in-the-head-disease), symptoms associated with neon tetra disease.
bath (1-2 mg/liter for 5 min to 6 hours), prolonged immersion (0.1 mg/liter for 3 to 5 days), orally (4-10 mg/Kg fish twice daily for 5 days) - Fin rot, cotton-wool-like disease, systemic bacterial infections.
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Single treatment kills ~ 50% of nematode load.
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Pets ware House specializes in rabbit, birds, aquarium, dog,cat,reptile,fishes, marine products, mammals,puppies, medication, meds, pet care products, shelters, disease prevention for pets, tropical fish,fresh water fish and all type of supplies.
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 Fish Related Sites
Fish Index/: An aquarium site with a photos, chat room, message board and information.
List of some fish clubs in New England, USA
AquariumFish.net: Tropical fish, goldfish, koi, betta fish, fancy guppies, cichlids, aquarium plants, puffers, crabs, frogs and many other inhabitants of freshwater aquariums for Sale online and shipped directly to your door.
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