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Data sheet: Synchiropus Marmoratus “Marbled dragonet”

  DATA SHEET  Nome scientifico: Synchiropus Marmoratus Common Name: Marbled dragonet Taxonomic Classification Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Perciformes Suborder: Callionymoidei Family: Callionymidae Genus: Synchiropus Species: Marmoratus Description: The S. Marmoratus has a cylindrical body, a very large head and a tubular muzzle with a small mouth at the end; Very developed fins; Uses ventral fins to move using them as small paws; The pectoral fins […]

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Data sheet: Chromis viridis “Blue Green Damselfish”

DATA SHEET Scientific name: Chromis viridis Common Name: Green Chromis or Blue Green Damselfish Taxonomic Classification Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Perciformes Suborder: Labroids Family: Pomacentrinae Genus: Chromis Species: C. viridis Description: It is a fish belonging to the Pomacentridae family. The term damselfish refers to a group of marine fish comprising more than one […]

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Data Sheet: Xenia Sp.

TECHNICAL DATA SHEET Scientific Name: Xenia sp. Common Name: Xenia pumping, Pulse Corals Taxonomic Classification: Phylum: Cnidaria Class: Anthozoa  Subclass: Octocorallia  Order: Alcyonacea  Suborder: Alcyoniina Family: Xeniidae Genus: Xenia Species: Xenia sp. Description: Xenia Sp. belongs to the family of soft corals and has a incrustant and weed growth if the conditions allow it. It has very […]

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Data sheet: Chaetodon semilarvatus

We could not start the fish data sheets without talking about the fishes on the logo of the Magazine   and Forum Vitadibarriera.               DATA SHEET Scientific Name: Chaetodon semilarvatus Common Name: Blue-cheeked butterfly fish Taxonomic Classification: Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii  Order: Perciformes Suborder: Percoidea Family: Chaetodontidae Genus: Chaetodon Species: Semilarvatus Description: It has a heavily […]

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Remedy to bad smell coming from collection cup of the skimmer

A “Protein Skimmer” is a well-known marine aquarium-based tool that helps keep water clean from pollutants. Each marine aquarist knows very well the result of a good foaming, a dark-smelling liquid in the collection cup. This liquid contains a mixture of many substances that have been removed from the aquarium’s water and is the product of […]