Browse by author

UK’s First Marine Breeders event on February 15
UK’s First Marine Breeders event on February 15
Interested in marines? Interested in the incredibly challenging but, exceptionally rewarding, part of the hobby that is breeding marines? Excellent! Read on.....
no votes (No votes)
Gareth Bull on Thursday 6 February, 2014, 10:02
New tiny armoured catfish species found in Brazil
New tiny armoured catfish species found in Brazil
A new species of tiny armoured catfish caught from the Rio Paraíba do Sul basin, Brazil has been described in the open access journal Zooke...
no votes (No votes)
Gareth Bull on Thursday 11 July, 2013, 10:22
Britain’s rivers are bouncing back
Britain’s rivers are bouncing back
Over the past 20 years there have been dramatic improvements in both water quality and wildlife for urban rivers throughout England and Wal...
no votes (No votes)
Gareth Bull on Monday 2 July, 2012, 10:42
Manta rays tagged to reveal secrets of a mysterious ocean giant
Manta rays tagged to reveal secrets of a mysterious ocean giant
Conservationists from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the University of Exeter, and the Government of Mexico have used the latest satellite tracking technology to discover the feeding habitats and threats to the world’s largest r...
no votes (No votes)
Gareth Bull on Monday 14 May, 2012, 21:01
Five-limbed brittlestars move like people
Five-limbed brittlestars move like people
Despite being brainless, research has shown that brittlestars actually move in a very coordinated way, and move bilaterally, like peopl...
no votes (No votes)
Gareth Bull on Monday 14 May, 2012, 20:50
Giant squids’ football size eyes are for playing defence
Giant squids’ football size eyes are for playing defence
At 25.4cm/10" Giant and Colossal squids have eyes bigger than an official Size 5 football, but the question has always been w...
no votes (No votes)
Gareth Bull on Wednesday 21 March, 2012, 14:47
The sweet smell of fear
The sweet smell of fear
When one fish in a shoal gets injured it gives off a mysterious substance that causes the rest of the shoal to flee in fear. This substance is known as "Schreckstoff" which means "scary stuff" in German. Now, researchers have discovered what this "scary stuff" is made ...
no votes (No votes) *1 comment
Gareth Bull on Monday 12 March, 2012, 10:55
Cuttlefish see in high-definition polarised vision
Cuttlefish see in high-definition polarised vision
A recent discovery reveals that cuttlefish have the most acute polarisation vision known in any anim...
no votes (No votes)
Gareth Bull on Thursday 8 March, 2012, 21:15
Phytoplankton is key to a healthy planet
Phytoplankton is key to a healthy planet
Phytoplankton is at the base of the ocean food chain and this coupled with the fact that it provides more than half our oxygen supply means it has an integral role in the control of global warmi...
no votes (No votes)
Gareth Bull on Monday 20 February, 2012, 9:41
Free fish ID app released for the iPhone!
Free fish ID app released for the iPhone!
The Smithsonian Guide to the Shore Fishes of the Tropical Eastern Pacific has been released as a fully operational field guide by the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institu...
no votes (No votes)
Gareth Bull on Wednesday 15 February, 2012, 20:35


Next »




Recently added

Review: NEWA More 50 tropical aquarium
Review: NEWA More 50 tropical aquarium
Nathan Hill reviews a stylish looking entr... no votes (No votes)
Book review: Tanganyika cichlids in their natural habitat, 3rd edition by Ad Konings
Book review: Tanganyika cichlids in their natural habitat, 3rd edition by Ad Konings
Nathan Hill reviews what he suspects could... no votes (No votes)
Video: 'New Great Barrier Reef' discovered in Australia
Video: 'New Great Barrier Reef' discovered in Australia
Marine life has been discovered deep benea... no votes (No votes)
Can you devise a puzzle to challenge an octopus?
Can you devise a puzzle to challenge an octopus?
An octopus at a public aquarium in Devon i... no votes (No votes)

Recent comments

  • Discovery Aquatics
    i was up in Scotland last week and visited this shop. i was very impressed all the tanks were cl...
    tomk2u: 20:20 PM Aug 26th, 2015
  • The Aquarium Liverpool
    Decent, clean place with a good variety of all the normal stuff and some decent cichlids, plecos,...
    markiemark: 13:13 PM Aug 25th, 2015
  • Win a box of plants from Aquadip!
    For the followers of this, the winner is Myke Eales, who won me over with the caption "I reaaaall...
    nathan hill: 11:11 AM Aug 21st, 2015
  • Village Aquarium Pond and Pets
    Very knowledgeable and friendly. Tanks are always clean and healthy.
    SueJan: 17:17 PM Aug 13th, 2015
  • Aquascaping pioneer Takashi Amano dies
    This is very sad news and completely unexpected, it doesn't seem like his life had run full cours...
    drmike: 19:19 PM Aug 10th, 2015

Featured sites

Charterhouse Aquatics
Charterhouse Aquatics
At Charterhouse Aquatics we...
eSHa Aquarium Products
eSHa Aquarium Products
eSHa Aquarium Products, a...
Plants Alive
Plants Alive
Plants Alive specialise in ...