Rich talks to Gary and Christine about dealing with a reef tank when you travel a lot for work

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We’re back for the 280th time. Our guests this week are Matt Wandell, Richard Ross and, for the first time, Nick Yim, from the Steinhart Aquarium at the California Academy of Sciences. Lots of subjects this week, but the big one is the new twilight-zone display at the aquarium and what it’s like to dive deep for new species. If you enjoy the show, please tell others. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

 

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In our second Reef Threads Plus podcast we welcome Richard Ross and Kathy Leahy to address the difficult question: Is the hobby cruel to animals? We hope you enjoy the discussion and that it gets you to think and share with your fellow hobbyists. As always, you can download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter @reefthreads. We hope you enjoy our new series, find it thought provoking, and will share it with others.—Gary and Christine
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“This week we reach a major milestone with our 200th Reef Threads podcast. To help us celebrate, we’re joined by Rich Ross, Ben Johnson, and Jeremy. This week we talk about various aspects of the hobby and what lies ahead for us”

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“It’s a new week and time for a new podcast. This week we talk about Sanjay’s notification trick, Reefs.com, blogs, the MACNA banquet, Archerfish skill, and skeptical animal selection. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine”

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It’s our 175th podcast, also known as the Queen’s Plasma Centennial Jubilee podcast. This week we bring you a small bucketload of semi-interesting to absolutely fascinating discussion items about the reef-aquarium hobby, including NERAC events, Long Island Aquarium, collecting shore shrimp, Todd Gardner, Richard Ross and designer/feeder clownfish, instant-cycle goop from the Tanked people, and bottled bacteria. Download the podcast here, orsubscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Christine and Gary

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The Coral Restoration Foundation is doing important and amazing work in the Caribbean and doing so with strong support from the marine-aquarium hobby. This week we welcome Foundation president Ken Nedimyer and returning guest Richard Ross of the Steinhart Aquarium to talk about the Foundation’s work and a recent dive trip during a coral spawn. It’s an exciting and interesting podcast and the Coral Restoration Foundation is something all hobbyists should support with money or by traveling to Florida to help do the work. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

Day-old developing elkhorn coral larvae are beginning to divide and develop into the "cornflake" stage. Later, they will become round again and begin to swim in search of a place to permanently settle.

Day-old developing elkhorn coral larvae are beginning to divide and develop into the “cornflake” stage. Later, they will become round again and begin to swim in search of a place to permanently settle.

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In this week’s podcast we welcome special guests Rich Ross and Matt Wandell of the Steinhart Aquarium at the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco. Listen to this special podcast to learn about this excellent aquarium and the roles Matt and Rich play in caring for and displaying a vast array of unusual marine life. If you are able to travel to San Francisco in the future, be sure to put the aquarium at the top of your list of places to visit. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads. If you like the podcast, please tell others.—Gary and Christine