Category Archives: Reportage

And there was light…

The coral reef is a unique ecosystem in the world. No other environment can be remotely compared, for richness and vitality, to the characteristics of an uncontaminated reef. The high clarity, the intense brightness and the multitude of living creatures of any shape and color cannot but fascinate even the most distracted observer. The coral […]

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The symbiosis – Part 2

If during the course of a cohabitation only one of the protagonists benefits while the other neither benefits nor receives a damage, you can talk about carposis. An example that we can occasionally find also in aquariology, is given by fish that while searching protection take refuge among the spines of the sea urchins, like […]

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A “pixel eye” of 400 million years ago

Around 400 million years ago on the seabed countless Trilobites were moving. These extinct animals that looked like isopods already had modern faceted eyes, with which they managed to recognize the approach of their predators. The Trilobites (three lobes) were very widespread in the seas of the world from 521 to 251 million years ago. […]

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The symbiosis – Part 1

The concept of symbiosis is nowadays employed by the science with great caution, since in the last years it has been realized that the knwoledge regarding the coexistence of different organisms is still very limited. Often the word symbiosis is hidden under expressions such as “intraspecific ritualization” or something similar, given that you are not […]

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The Led lighting for the marine aquarium

If you observe the barrier aquariology in a period of several decades it becomes evident how much the technique of this hobby has changed. The beginning of the modern barrier aquariology can be researched in the early ‘70s, and at the time you used the fluorescent lamps, often even still some big tubes of 38 mm, […]

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