Make the most of what you have. I think that’s a simple enough rule, and it applies especially well to fishkeeping. This month we showcase aquarist Ian Cresdee who had an old coal store under his house, so he tidied it up and turned it into an exquisite reef room. It’s one of the nicest set ups we’ve seen and we think you’ll agree.
The Yorkshire Aquarist Societies include Bradford Aquarists, who traditionally start the Fish Show season and end the season too. It was the 72nd year that Bradford held their Open Show and Auction on Remembrance Sunday (10th November 2019).
Trade associations from across the globe have issued an open letter to the CITES Secretariat expressing their concern about the rushed timetable and lack of robust inquiry being proposed to study the trade and conservation of marine ornamental fish.
What gives a fish its value? Is there a higher objective structure to what we pay, or are we being played off for chumps? Nathan Hill looks at some of the factors involved.