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The Spotlight

The educational weekly newsletter published especially for you.

The Road to Resilience

February 23rd, 2019

Resilience is a term used to describe the ability of an ecosystem to “bounce back” from perterbance... Read More »

You’re the Burmese Knees!

February 16th, 2019

Happy Valentine’s weekend aquarists! We hope you’re stuffed full of heart-shaped candies in the candlelight with the smell of roses in the air, but what if... Read More »

The Far Out Far East

February 9th, 2019

Friday fun quiz!: What region of the world is home to 5 major river systems and the oldest rainforest (70 million years!)? Read More »

Dam(n)ing the Mekong

February 2nd, 2019

The longest river in the southeast Asia, the Mekong, is a major source of welfare for the people of Southeast Asia. In Laos alone... Read More »

Go Home Evolution, You're Drunk

January 26th, 2019

What is a meme? A viral internet phenomenon? An image with an appropriately comic phrase? A staple of millennial and social media culture? Read More »

Lakes Have Layers

January 16th, 2019

What do ogres, onions, and lakes have in common? Read More »

Master of Discus

January 13th, 2019

So, you think you’re ready to dive into Discus? Beautiful, graceful, AND personable to boot... Read More »

New Year, New Fish

January 5th, 2019

Did you know the concept of a New Year’s Resolution dates all the way back to the Romans? Read More »

It’s a Wet Spot Fishmas Special!

December 24th, 2018

Well, it’s the eve of the one of the most celebrated holidays in America... Read More »

Try some Licor-fish!

December 15th, 2018

Tis the season to be jolly, and while the darkness and cold try to gain a foothold in our moods... Read More »

The Rising Yuletide

December 8th, 2018

Tis the season to be jolly, and as you deck your halls, you may notice your tanks need a little extra adornment. Now, before you go dunking strung lights and mistletoe... Read More »

Black-and-White Thinking

November 30th, 2018

The human brain is a beautiful filter. For newborns, the world is so confusing and overstimulating, neuronal connections must be “pruned back” in order for... Read More »

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