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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 […]

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Saving Clam using the Glucose method

These beautiful animals of the Tridacnidae family belong to the phylum of mollusks filter feeders, are very delicate animals in aquarium cause they are subject to stress during the endless trips from tropical regions or weakened due to various environmental factors. Inside the cloack of the clams are the zooxanthellae, photosynthetic symbiotic algae that are responsible for the […]