Genus Dendronephtbya

Dendronephthya is a widespread genus, w ith over 250 described species that occur throughout the Indo-Pacific and Red Sea (Williams, 1993). This genus is badly in need of revision so it is likely that the number of species will decrease. Colonies can be very tree-like in appearance with long slender branches. Some colonies have short branches with clusters of polyps at the ends in umbrella-like shapes while others can be more globular on the ends. These different forms have been described as separate genera (i.e. Roxasia, Spongodes, and Morcbellana). The polyps

The COMPLETE guide to Aquariums

The COMPLETE guide to Aquariums

The word aquarium originates from the ancient Latin language, aqua meaning water and the suffix rium meaning place or building. Aquariums are beautiful and look good anywhere! Home aquariums are becoming more and more popular, it is a hobby that many people are flocking too and fish shops are on the rise. Fish are generally easy to keep although do they need quite a bit of attention. Puppies and kittens were the typical pet but now fish are becoming more and more frequent in house holds. In recent years fish shops have noticed a great increase in the rise of people wanting to purchase aquariums and fish, the boom has been great for local shops as the fish industry hasnt been such a great industry before now.

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