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ON-THE COVER On our cover this month is a Kissing Gourami, Helostoma''^emmincki, a fish with several interesting, but often misunderstood, traits. Although common in the hobby, this fish requires special care to survive and spawn in the home aquarium. Learn more in the article "How About A Kiss?" in this issue, Photo by Alexander Priest

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FEATURES Editor's Babblenest

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How About A Kiss?

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Scenes From Our November Meeting

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GREATER CITY AQUARIUM SOCIETY Board Members : . . . • ; . : ' : T . . . ; ' ; President . . . . . . . . . Joseph Ferdenzi Vice-President . . . . . . Mark Soberman Treasurer , .','.;•,'>'. .;. vS;ali:>:Rb^ie Sileo Corres. Secretary . . . . . W a r r e n Feuer Recording Secretary . .-.-, Vincent Sileo -. ' •'• Members At Large ^^f^ Steve Chen Pete D'Oriq Carlotti DeJager Claudia Dickinson Jason Kerner Bernard Harrigan Greg Wuest ..;; ;• ; • ' ;:',;:;;:.g ',. • ; ',; m>•; '":ff: Committee-Chasrsv• : - : ' ; • • • ;.;£;•:; : :• ' : • Breeder Award .. . Warren Feuer and Mark Soberman Jljllfia rdvB a rrt roop;Eariy Arrivals ,. .,.: Alexander Priest:: F.A.A.S. Delegate Claudia Diclcinson Members/Programs N.E.C. Delegate '. . . Claudia Dickinson MODERN AQUARIUM Editor in Chief . . . Alexander A, Priest Technical Editor ,;,::vC^^|ij^ OPEN Editorial Assistant . , Photo/Layout Editor Production Director . Adyertising Mgf; Jose|3h Executive Editor

Product Review ("Brine Alive")

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This Month's Speaker Bio

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Second Sight (reprint column) "The Red Whiptail Catfish-

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NEC Delegate's Report

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Wet Leaves (Book Review)

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Don't Be Shy

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Caught in the Net

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G.C.A.S. Happenings

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Fin Fun (Puzzle Page)

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Articles submitted for consideration in MODERN AQUARIUM must be received no later than the 10th day of the month, three months prior to the month of publication. Copyright 2001 by the Greater City Aquarium Society Inc., a not-for-profit New York State corporation. All rights reserved. Not-for-profit aquarium societies are hereby granted permission to reproduce articles and illustrations from this publication, unless the article indicates that the copyrights have been retained by the author, and provided reprints indicate source and two copies of the publication are sent to the Exchange Editor of this magazine. Any other reproduction or commercial use of the material in this publication is prohibited without express written prior permission. The Greater City Aquarium Society meets every month, except during July and August. Meetings are the first Wednesday of the month and begin at 8:00 P.M. Meetings are held at the Queens Botanical Gardens. For more information, contact: Joe Ferdenzi (718)767-2691. You can also leave us a message at our Internet Home Page at: http: //ourworld. CompuServe. com/homepages/greatercity


by ALEXANDER A. PRIEST

ast month's issue of Modern Aquarium broke a few "personal best" records for this publication. Since the current series of this magazine started in January 1994, last month's issue was, at 34 pages, the largest in terms of number of pages to date. (For those of you who weren't here then, or who might have forgotten, our January 1994 issue was a whopping 12 pages!) However, in terms of articles, our December 1998 issue remains the all-time leader, with eight original fish articles, one original plant article, a show article, a speaker biography, an NEC report, a book review, and our usual Editorial, President's Message, Undergravel Reporter, Happenings page, and Puzzle page. Our November 2001 issue also featured two full pages of color photographs and two pages of black and white photographs — another "personal best" record for us. If you liked what you saw last month (and, for those who remember December 1998, what you saw in that issue), please understand that the staff of Modern Aquarium is willing to put in the effort it takes to produce these issues, but we cannot do it without your original contributions. Last month, a member asked me whether we ever ran an article on a certain species offish. I'd like to share my response with all of you. Simply, whether we ran an article about breeding guppies two years ago, or even two months ago, your guppy breeding article is wanted, will be printed, and is almost guaranteed to have some information or insight that is new or different from what we've printed before. Heck, if I get five guppy breeding articles all at once, I'll run them all in the same month and call it a "theme" issue! What applies to guppy articles applies to articles on any aquarium hobby related topic: your article is unique, because no one else has had exactly the same experience, at the same time and

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with fish that are absolutely identical to yours; nor can anyone else describe that experience exactly the way you would. So, write that article, regardless of whether someone else wrote on that same topic or not. You will get the satisfaction of knowing you contributed something to your society more valuable than buying a raffle ticket, bidding in an auction, or even renewing your membership (although all of these are important). With your contribution, and those of others like you, we can continue to raise the bar, and set (and break) even more "personal best" records. Now that we are at the end of this calendar year, I want to thank all those who cared enough about our society and this magazine to write articles, create original illustrations, submit photographs, volunteered to do proofreading, and even offered to give me a break at the Modern Aquarium distribution table so I could look at the auction lots and do some socializing. In keeping with the mini series I've been doing, here are questions to ask yourself (and to answer) if you want to write a "Collecting" article. o

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If you answered these questions, you wrote a Collecting Article! Give me your answers and you'll see your article in Modern Aquarium. In future columns, I'll discuss "How-To" and "Humorous" articles. Have a merry, happy, fun, and most important, safe and healthy holiday!

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President's Message by JOSEPH FERDENZI

ou hope that the good times will last forever, always knowing, of course, that they probably won't, and then being disappointed when they don't. An announcement made at the October Board of Governors meeting gives rise to an example. Our current Recording Secretary and Treasurer, Vince and Rosie Sileo respectively, announced that this will be their final year with GCAS because they are moving to another state in 2002. This news left me feeling sad for several reasons. Foremost, Vince and Rosie are two of the kindest and most endearing people I have ever had the pleasure to know. They are unfailingly polite; I have never heard them utter a cross word or be rude to anyone. They are always helpful; a list of all their selfless efforts on behalf of GCAS would consume multiple pages. But, perhaps it would suffice if I gave you a few examples. Vince and Rosie joined GCAS around 1994. By 1997, Vince was co-chairing our 75th Anniversary Show. This was, naturally, a grand event (translation: a lot of work!). Well, thanks in large part to Vince (ably assisted by Rosie), it was a wildly successful event. Then, Vince served two consecutive terms as President. During this time, Rosie assumed the duties of Treasurer. This is an all-important but unglamourous and timeconsuming position. Did I mention that you also have to be a person of unimpeachable integrity? Rosie is, and she performed the duties with consummate skill. She developed monthly reports for the Board that are exemplary. If all that was not enough, Vince and Rosie devoted countless hours of their time to other GCAS events, including acting as our liaisons to the Queens Botanical Garden, and as volunteers for the annual Queens County Fair at the Queens County Farm Museum. The Bettas we sold at the fairs, and at our last show, were donations from importers whose generosity was the product of Vince's contacts and friendships in the tropical fish business. At Board meetings, Rosie and Vince could always be counted upon to contribute ideas in a positive and meaningful way. If their suggestion entailed extra work, they were always

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prepared to do it themselves (you know, we don't have paid workers at our beck and call). They never put their egos at the forefront, but were solely committed to one goal: doing what was in the best interests of GCAS. Personally, I wish them much happiness in the next chapter of their life together. As President, I should have tried to convince them not to leave New York. I know I will miss them, but GCAS will always be that much better a club because of their efforts. And, I wonder, who will step forward and take up their mantle of devotion? *

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This month's speaker is a veteran GCAS member, and someone I pray will always be around. Fortunately, I do not think he is planning on leaving New York City any tune soon. When I joined GCAS in May of 1984, Horst Gerber had already been a member for some time. I remember someone introducing Horst to me as an aquarist with an interest in tetras. Well, over time, I came to learn that Horst was interested in more than just tetras. Horst, as it turns out, loves all things pertaining to the world of nature (something he shares in common with many of his German nationals). It was true that he had a passion for tetras, but he also liked most fish, and especially the smaller species that are ideally suited for aquariums and compatible with plants. He also has a penchant for naturally landscaped aquariums. In short, Horst and I had almost identical interests. But, of course, this would not be enough to form the basis of a very special and longstanding friendship. Horst, unlike many a Teutonic warrior of legend, is an absolutely charming and self-effacing individual. Horst is the type of person who would, literally, give you the shirt off his back if you asked him. He can take good natured ribbing with the best of them (and I'm always ribbing him shamelessly). In fact, Horst is so good natured that he never says "No" to anyone's requests — which often results in his taking on more tasks than any one person could reasonably accomplish. Truth be told, I often "scold" Horst over his inability to decline requests for assistance that take unfair advantage of his accommodating personality. Besides being a top-notch aquarist and all-around nice guy, Horst is a craftsman of considerable talent who puts it to work for GCAS. For example, have you ever noticed the stands we use at our fish shows? Who do you think designed and built them? Have you any idea how ingenious they are? You put them together without nails, screws, or fasteners of any kind; they assemble and disassemble easily and without tools. Our superior system is due to his efforts.

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I also recall the year that Horst crafted a magnificent stained glass window (yes, I said a stained glass window) of an aquarium scene for our 1994 show. (A photo of it is featured on the cover of the May 1997 issue of Modern Aquarium.) It was the prize in our major fund raising raffle. It is a thing of beauty and a unique work of art. (I used the present tense because, in a stroke of great luck, I won the raffle, and am able to admire it every time I'm in my fish room.) I am sure that Claudia Dickinson, our Speaker Chairperson, has compiled her usual

entertaining profile of our guest speaker, and so I will not belabor you with biographical information. Suffice it to say that, in Horst, I have an aquaristic soul-mate and a very dear friend who is a died-in-me-wool nature lover with whom I can share this hobby for a long time to come. Why is GCAS such a great club and so important to me? I've described three of the reasons above. My best wishes to all for a Happy Holiday Season!

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God & they know." However, Pinter2 states: "The 'kissing,' for which these fish are known, consists of two specimens facing each other with protruded lips and pushing against each other lip to lip. This 'kissing' behavior is not necessarily an indication of a breeding pair, for nonbreeding fish also engage in this behavior." Thus, Pinter implies that male/female pairs might also "kiss." Vierke actually states3: "This behavior is also part of the courtship ritual and can then be considered outright kissing!" Since it is so difficult to differentiate the gender of these fish, I have never been able to tell which school of thought is correct. While it is possible to spawn Kissing Gouramis in the home aquarium, this is not easy, mostly because of the space requirements of these fish. Kissing Gouramis should be housed in aquariums of at least 75 gallons. Their aquarium should be densely planted on the sides and back (Java fern and Java moss are excellent choices for this). And, as will be explained shortly, floating plants (or, at the least, a floating "platform" of some sort) are an important element for spawning. Baensch4 ;;p;ifnr^ observes: "Plastic yscj. Š'lit if j ck M|iitjifii plants can be used since virtually all v e g e t a t i o n is regarded as food. Do not clean the back aquarium glass since the fish will browse on the algae grown there." The reason floating vegetation is important in spawning is because the eggs of the Kissing Gourami are lighter than water, which means that they will float to the top, and need to attach themselves to leaves or other objects on the surface. While plastic leaves (or any nontoxic floating platform) might suffice, lettuce is preferred because it will also induce the production of infusoria, which are microscopic aquatic organisms that will serve as an ideal first food for newly hatched fry. The spawning ritual of the Kissing Gourami somewhat resembles that of the Betta splendens, or Siamese Fighting Fish, in that the pair embrace and several hundred to several thousand fertilized eggs (I've seen estimates of up to 10,000 eggs) are released. Once released to float upward, the parents provide no care to the eggs or fry. Because of this, it is prudent to remove either the eggs or the parents after spawning to avoid the possibility of having the parents eat the eggs. It takes about four days for the eggs to hatch and for the fry to be free

swimming at a water temperature of about 82 degrees F. Another reason for the popularity of this fish in the hobby is their adaptability to a wide range of tank conditions in captivity. They tolerate a fairly wide range of pH. While I've seen references put the acceptable pH range at between 6.8 to 8.5, it is probably much greater (I would guess between 6.0 to 8.8). They also tolerate a wide range of hardness (general hardness anywhere between 5 to 30 dGH). Finally, they tolerate a fairly wide temperature range. (While some references state 72 to 82 degrees Fahrenheit, the actual range for aquarium bred species is actually anywhere between 70 and 88 degrees F., with the higher temperatures more likely to trigger mating behavior between adult pairs.) The Kissing Gourami will occupy all levels of an aquarium, but will generally be found in the middle or upper sections. Although they are often billed as being non-aggressive (except among themselves), and a good community fish, they really should not be kept with smaller fish, which they may | | | | | | s | | | | I l | i | ; f f l eat, or with fast moving or aggressive i|||j|p|| fish, who will usually out-compete them for 11!^ food. |ri||i|l|Si||W^ In general, I jijjjljjjlg have not found them to be an unusually shy fish, and they seem to have no qualms about putting on a display of "kissing" or of courtship embracing out in the open, where they can be observed. So, if you have the tank space, and are interested in observing first hand the very interesting behavior of this fish, I recommend giving them a try. Besides, a few extra kisses around the fish room can't hurt! References 1 Bettas, Gouramis and Other Anabantoids by Jorg Vierke, TFH Publications, 1988, p. 21

Labyrinth Fish by Helmut Pinter, Barrens Publishing, 1986, p. 115 2

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Aquarium Atlas Volume I, by Dr. Rudiger Riehl and Hans A. Baensch, Baensch Pub., 1991, p. 652

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Spawning Pseudocrenilabrus nicholosi by CHARLEY SABATINO •w-^eudocrenilabrus nicholosi is a beautiful A-^mouthbroooding dwarf cichlid out of Africa. JL More specifically, it is from the Zaire Basin, from Lake Upemba northward to Ankoro. It has no common name (that I know of), so "nicholosi" is what it is normally called. It is related to the Egyptian mouthbrooder (Ps. philander) but is, in my opinion, MUCH more colorful and interesting. The males have a base color of gold with alternating scales of red and aquamarine. This pattern becomes more intense as you travel toward the caudal (tail) region. This color is also present on the unpaired fins, with a dark black stripe on the top edge of the dorsal. The pectoral fins are colorless and the lips are lined in aquamarine. The most striking feature of the male Ps. nicholosi is his very long ventral fins, which are blue/black with an aquamarine stripe along the first spine of each fin. His maximum size is about 2Vi" SL (standard length). The female is smaller (ca. P/42" SL) and a rather drab gold color. I had this fish a while ago, but was unsuccessful in keeping them—probably a mixture of my inexperience and not enough tank space. I wanted to flllll^^^ try my hand at them 1^^^^^^ again but Ps. nicholosi is one of llii those fish that, while not rare in the hobby, is not common in the shops. Recently however, I was able to obtain them when they appeared in one of my local shops. They were priced around $40 a pair, which is in line with most Apistogramma and Pelvicachromis species. After quarantine, I placed the pair in a 20 gallon Long containing soft water at a pH of about 6.8 and a temperature of 80°-82° F. Decor consisted of pots, caves, and floating water sprite. Their only tankmates were a colony of Peppermint plecos (Parancistrus sp., L30). The male Ps. nicholosi was quite active and seemed a bit aggressive, but no injuries were inflicted upon the female. I have only kept them alone or with Loricariids (pleco-type catfish). I don't know how they would fare in a community aquarium or with other dwarf cichlids. Another smaller male was soon obtained to act as a dither fish.

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After a few weeks, the larger male began to court the female. This consisted of waving his tail at the female and shuddering, then chasing her. His coloration at this point was spectacular! Eventually, the female was seen carrying eggs in her mouth. She was removed and placed in another tank to allow her to incubate her eggs in peace. During this time, no food was offered and a close eye was kept on her as I awaited release of the fry. After about 8 days she began to release her fry. At first, just my presence sent the fry flying back into their mother's mouth. After 10 days, the fry were venturing farther away from the female and were much less inclined to take refuge in her mouth. This was the time to remove her, and she was placed in a net breeder (in the same tank as the male) to recover (she had not eaten for more than 10 days). For the next week, the female was fed twice per day until she gained some girth and then was released. Immediately, the courting began anew. A total of five fry were left in the other tank. They were quite large, and immediately were fed on crushed flake and freeze-dried cyclops. Even at this small size, the sexes could be distinguished as males quickly sport l|||ffl|i|^ a black edged dorsal fin and begin chasing other fry around the tank. At the time of this writing, the female is carrying again. This time, it looks as though her mouth is about to burst (the literature states broods can reach up to 40 fry—all in her mouth!). I have her segregated from the male while awaiting fry release. Pseudocrenilabrus nicholosi is a beautiful dwarf cichlid with lots of vigor and personality. It is relatively easy to keep and its mouthbrooding habits make it interesting and somewhat easy to breed.

References Baensch, Hans, A and Riehl, Rudiger, Dr., Aquarium Atlas Vol. 3, pp. 851-852, Terra Press.

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oduct Review: "Brine Alive™" Reviewed by ALEXANDER A. PRIEST

ike many other aquarium hobbyists, I do not have the time, patience, or space required to raise brine shrimp to adult size from eggs. But, I use adult brine shrimp to condition fish for breeding, preferring them over live worms, which are more likely to harbor freshwater diseases and parasites. This means that I make regular purchases (actually, twice a week) of live adult brine shrimp from an aquarium store. I discard all the water the brine shrimp came in once I get them home from the store, and put them into salt water I prepare, using an inexpensive marine salt mix. This saltwater mix is kept aerated by two airstones. Even with these procedures, I sometimes found the brine shrimp would nearly all be dead within a day or so of purchase. When that happened, I simply threw out all the water with the dead and dying brine shrimp. Of course, this is a waste of money (both with respect to the cost of the brine shrimp, and the marine salt). It is also a waste of my time and effort (both in going to the store, and in preparing the salt mixture). Until recently, there seemed to be nothing I could do to prolong the life of live adult brine shrimp. "Brine Alive" by Aquatronics™ has been sold since 1979, but I only recently discovered it. It makes the following claims on its label: that it is "brine shrimp specific," that it is a "growth and hatching stimulant," and that it is a "life-extender for baby and adult brine shrimp." It is available from several mail order and Internet companies. That Pet Place (http://www.thatpetplace.com) sells it for $2.99 for an 8.8 ounce bottle. The first ingredient listed on the bottle is magnesium sulfate. Hydrated magnesium sulfate is better known as Epsom salt. The second ingredient is magnesium chloride, which you may recognize as an ice melting compound. It also contains calcium sulfate (better known as gypsum), potassium chloride, sodium chloride (salt), and phytosterols. Other than these minerals, I saw nothing that would provide nutrition to brine shrimp. In fact, the product recommends adding the manufacturer's own brand of vitamins. Despite the fact that this product appears to have no animal products, it claims to "provide

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the necessary cholesterol for growth and survival." Needless to say, I'm skeptical of this claim. The recommended dose is one tablespoon in five gallons of water holding brine shrimp, and one half teaspoon per gallon of brine shrimp hatching water. There is no mention of refrigeration or storage temperature, nor a requirement that the product be shaken before use. Does it work? Yes, it appears to. I tried it both in water for hatching baby brine shrimp, and water used to hold adult brine shrimp. I believe that my hatching rate from the identical batch of eggs was better when I used "Brine Alive," and that my adult bine shrimp appeared to live longer when "Brine Alive" was in their water. However, this product is not without flaws, the biggest of which is a failure to mention a certain effect on the label. After adding this product to the water, and inserting an airstone (the product instructs you to "provide steady water aeration at all times"), it creates a "sudsing" effect resembling a washing machine with too much detergent. Unaware of this, I once lost most of the eggs I was trying to hatch when they literally bubbled out and over the top of the container. I since learned to prepare water with "Brine Alive," insert an airstone attached to a working airpump, and aerate the mix overnight. When I use that water the next day, there is no more "sudsing." Another thing not mentioned on the label is that you should rinse brine shrimp taken from "Brine Alive" treated water under plain tap water before use. This will reduce the salt (sodium chloride) that you introduce to your tank. And, if you keep any fish requiring very soft water, as I do, then a quick glance at the ingredients (see the column on the left) will tell you that it is loaded with minerals which will increase water hardness. If you want a relatively inexpensive way to get a better hatch and survival rate for costly brine shrimp eggs, and/or better longevity for adult brine shrimp, try this product. Just remember to prepare and aerate the mix the night before.

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Aquarium Society would soon have the great good fortune of Horst's membership and involvement. A home in City Island was Horst's opportunity to have a fishroom of his own, and before long the basement held forty tanks, ranging from twenty to fifty gallons. Later, relocating his home meant a major move of the many tanks, but Horst was undaunted and carefully spent three months transferring all to their present location in the cellar of his home in the Bronx. Horst currently has several ten, fifteen, and twenty gallon tanks, and the remainder range from thirty up to 125-gallons. His specialties remain killies and tetras, and he also keeps julies as well as one Victorian tank. Horst's lovely wife, Linda, has been very supportive of his fishkeepng over the years and it is always a pleasure to have Linda join in some of our GCAS events. The couple has a most vivacious Pug named Heidi, who is the life of the household, and an adoring Jack Russell mix named CiCi.

At our monthly meetings be certain to take the opportunity to speak with Horst and you will be in for a wonderful treat! Whether your conversation be in person or by phone, please be sure to have your notepad available, as you will be availed of his great wealth of information, and you won't want to miss a word! Personally, I have learned multitudes from Horst on so many aspects of fishkeeping, and his gracious sharing of knowledge on the culturing and feeding of live foods, as well as aquarium husbandry. Eyes sparkling with delight, Horst shares his joy of decorating his natural aquariums with 65 million-year-old petrified wood and ironwoods, as well as plenty of Java moss. It is with great pride and honor that tonight we extend a most warm welcome to our fellow member, Horst Gerber, who brings us "The Natural Aquarium."

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G.C.A.S. HAPPENINGS Welcome, New Members: Dora Dong;^

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i:PfletsT8:6Q P.M. 3rd Thursday of each month at the Nature Center for Environmental Activities, Westport, CT

December 20, 2001: Holiday Party

Contact: Mrs. Anne Stone Broadmeyer

January 10, 2002: Dr. Paul Loiselle, speaking on Madagascar

Telephone: (203) 834-2253

Modem Aquarium - Greater City A.S. (NY)

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Modern Aquarium  

December 2001 volume VIII number 10

Modern Aquarium  

December 2001 volume VIII number 10

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