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Re: [APD] RE: marine planted tank
Do you have a source of information on these new
rotifer? That could be an intesting read.
--- Justin Collins <jucollin at du_edu> wrote:
> It depends on where and how the live rock is
> collected. Much of the Fiji
> rock came out of a harbor that the government was
> trying to clear out.
> Unlike many other locations, most of what would
> otherwise have been wasted
> went into aquariums. The vast majority of
> reef-related destruction come
> from pollution like industrial waste, runoff, and
> other things like that.
> There is, however, a definite collection impact in
> some areas, such as those
> where cardinal fish are collected. Notable drops in
> populations have been
> seen, which is stupid, given the ease of breeding
> them. On a good note,
> there was recently some research released about a
> new sort of rotifer that
> has been propagated that may be able to the used to
> feed larvae. Angels and
> some other previously impossible to breed species
> were recently raised using
> them, which is promising.
> Justin Collins
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "S. Hieber" <shieber at yahoo_com>
> To: "aquatic plants digest"
> <aquatic-plants at actwin_com>
> Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2003 2:26 PM
> Subject: Re: [APD] RE: marine planted tank
> > Hmmm. I thought it was collecting all the live
> rock and
> > substrate that was doing a number on coral reefs
> -- not to
> > mention all the things that aren't hobby related,
> > sewage, etc.
> > Scott H.
> > --- Christopher Hind <cixcell at yahoo_com> wrote:
> > > whoa, invertibrate based tanks are highly
> > > i know TONS of people who propagate their own
> > > and swap frags. its cheaper AND the coral
> > > fares better because its had a few generations
> > > under various tank conditions. i do agree with
> you in
> > > saying though that the marine aquarium hobby is
> > > destructive to fish populations which are much
> > > to reproduce in captivity minus notable
> > > (clownfish)
> > =====
> > S. Hieber
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