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Aquaria on the Cheap

This article originally ran on my (now semi-defunct) aquarium blog, but it’s good information if you want to try setting up a fish tank. I’d also like to write some follow up pieces on teaching kids a little bit about biochemistry by way of aquaria.  So You Want to Start …

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Desktop Aquarium Challenge!

Some aquarist friends of mine and I are doing a “tiny tank challenge.”  Basically, we have to come up with something under 5 gallons that could sit on a desk, and be under $100, and we’re encouraging anyone to try it. Further explanation: The Desktop Challenge! I thought I’d share …

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Cuttlefish in the Home Aquarium Part 1

In August, I began a project that I’d wanted to do for a very long time: keeping dwarf cuttlefish in a home aquarium. I’ve been a long-time aquarist, and have even kept octopuses on a few occasions, but cuttlefish had always been hard to come by. In August I received …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 10.8

D10 ring Sushi cupcakes Multilevel art desk Typographic chess set Phone booth aquarium Glass bottle lamp shades Evil monkey couch guardian Alien chestburster chocolate eggs That’s no moon; that’s an ice cream sandwich!

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Mad Quickies 7.11

7 more Super Dictionary entries including Lex Luthor and the 40-cake thievery. {via Smashley} In case you’ve never seen “douchebaggery” spelled out in wads of cash. Rock on, Matt! {via Brian G} 3D-printed rocket espresso cup? Yes, please! Ten graphic novel releases slated for July-November 2012. Book nerds- There is …

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