Aquarium Fish International - November 2010
26 CNIDARIANS FOR NANO-REEFS
Some select corals and "polyps" are
suitable for smaller reef aquariums.
By Scott W. Michael
36 THE INVERTED WORLD OF THE
If you keep these interesting
catfish, choose tankmates and
aquascape based on their needs.
By Stephen G. Noble
42 PICKING A PENCILFISH
A shoal of one of these species of
pencilfish can make a beautiful
display for a small tank.
By David A. Lass
46 THE VITALS OF LIGHTING
There are so many lighting options
available - and it's important to
understand which type of light to use
for your tank.
By J.C. Delbeek, M.Sc.
50 BREEDING MINNOWS
North American minnows breed in
various ways - find out how to set
up their breeding tank before
attempting a spawn.
By Robert J. Goldstein, Ph.D.
58 HAVING FRIENDS IN FISHY PLACES
Taking the time to build a good
rapport with your local fish store
now will allow you to reap a
By Mike Wickham
60 SENSATIONAL CICHLIDS
There are so many cichlids to
keep and so many reasons to
100 BACKYARD CORAL FARMING
An innovative hobbyist with a
passion for corals made his
backyard into an ambitious
By Ethan Mizer
108 CORAL ZONATION
Mastering this neglected
dimension of reefkeeping is vital
in properly placing corals and
ensuring their survivability in
any reef tank.
By Richard Harker
116 2 QUICK WAYS TO CAPTURE SNAILS
With either of these simple
contraptions, you can keep snails in
your tank without letting their
populations get out of control.
By Stephen G. Noble
6 Freshwater Q&A
12 The Aquabotanist
18 Reef Aquarist
22 Adventures in Fish Breeding
66 Secrets to Society Success
68 Saltwater Q&A
128 Aquarist's Notebook:
2 Editor's Corner
71 Buyer's Guide & Reader Reward
72 Livestock Section (Wholesale Only)
74 Online Marketplace
122 Dealer & Classified Advertising
124 Aquarium Clubs & Societies
126 Ad Index
From the pages of
Freshwater and Marine Aquarium
86 Wet Vet
90 Sand Mail
92 Popular Freshwater Tropicals
96 Reef Notes
98 Freshwater Forum
118 In the Fish Room
120 Species Profile: Christmas Tree Worm
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