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Fistafiltration specialise in acrylic aquarium manufacture, and filtration such as sumps and reactors. FistaFiltration has been supplying acrylic tanks and products for over 20 years.

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MailOrderCorals are one of the leading suppliers of Marine Corals and Inverts in the UK. With over 4,000 Corals & Inverts ready for delivery direct to your door with our live arrival guarantee.

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RO World


A UK supplier of high quality aquarium RO units. With a vast range of reverse osmosis accessories at unbeatable prices with quick delivery.

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Fishmansfrags has been a market leader of UK mail order marine corals, frags and livestock since 2005 and is possibly the most popular and best priced retailer of marine corals and critters online today!

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We are suppliers of marine fish, coral, inverts and tank equipment. Using the equipment we also sell helps us to understand the customers requirements in maintaining a healthy aquarium.

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Our marine products are both high quality and user friendly and have just one goal - to produce a successful healthy marine aquarium with stunningly beautiful corals and fish

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Cutthroat Corals are a mail order company that imports corals from all over the world. We strive to bring you a mixture of LPS, SPS and soft corals of all grades.

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Planet Earth II coming soon Feb 20, 2017 5:31:20 pm by HK_Fuey
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Harry Potter Crab Feb 15, 2017 2:54:29 pm by HK_Fuey
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Underwater photographer of the year 2017 winners – in pictures Feb 15, 2017 2:43:26 pm by HK_Fuey
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Nat Geo vid on Diatoms Feb 9, 2017 7:03:24 pm by Mike
If you didn't know that diatoms are actually exquisite little gems under a microscope then you're in for a treat.

You're in for a treat even if you did.  :lol:
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Pom Pom Crabs have been fragging anemones long before us Feb 6, 2017 6:04:36 pm by Mike
Turns out Pom Pom crabs frag their anemones if they only have one!

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Jellyfish wash up 'like wallpaper' on Australian beach Feb 4, 2017 2:41:18 pm by Gav

Jellyfish wash up 'like wallpaper' on Australian beach -
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Amazon Reef Jan 31, 2017 5:24:08 pm by Gav
Amazon Reef : new coral system

Amazon Reef: First images of new coral system -
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Newly discovered ruby sea dragon Jan 13, 2017 11:49:05 pm by HK_Fuey
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Western Pacific Biotwang Dec 19, 2016 12:58:23 pm by Mike
Eerie indeed.

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Commercially aquacultured fire shrimps on the way Nov 8, 2016 12:35:20 am by HK_Fuey
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The Fire Shrimp (Lysmata debelius) is popular among reefkeepers for their blood-red color, peaceful nature, and their important roles as scavengers and cleaners. This specie
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Great Barrier Reef is under severe stress – but not dead yet Oct 15, 2016 8:10:56 am by Gav
The Great Barrier Reef is under severe stress – but not dead yet

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