When kept in aquaria, both male and female conger are vigorous and voracious.
As absurd, impartially considered, as the strange creatures quaintly adapted to curious environments one saw in aquaria.
I have repeatedly seen the blind fish of Mammoth Cave seeking out the darkest spots in aquaria.
In the following paragraphs are given directions for making the necessary live-cages and aquaria for these insects.
Rectangular glass boxes such as are commonly used for aquaria cost less than a dollar per gallon capacity.
We can not give you any fuller directions than are contained in the papers on aquaria in Young People, Nos. 42 and 43.
How does Mother Nature manage the ventilation of her aquaria,—the ponds and streams?
The ancient Romans have noted that eels, kept in aquaria, could reach the age of sixty years.
The fascination they have for all conditions and ages is shown by the crowds always seen at exhibitions of live fish in aquaria.
Their aquaria must be kept free from green plants, and have a layer of fine mud, with a few decaying leaves, in the bottom.
1830, noun use of neuter of Latin aquarius "pertaining to water," as a noun, "water-carrier," genitive of aqua "water" (see aqua-). The word existed in Latin, but there it meant "drinking place for cattle." Originally especially for growing aquatic plants; An earlier attempt at a name for "fish tank" was marine vivarium.