May 18th 11am-6pm Freshwater and Saltwater Raffles and Giveaways from brand name vendors such as Aqueon , Cobalt, and Bashsea Opportunity to win a completely scaped freshwater nano tank Refreshments provided by local vendors … [Read more...] about Grand Opening!
Vibrio vulnificus has been a recent news story in the past few weeks. Why? Early this spring, a 31-year-old male with a new tattoo on his lower leg went into the Gulf of Mexico and contracted V. vulnificus through breaks in his skin from a tattoo he had gotten 5 days earlier. His tattooed skin became seriously infected and he developed cellulitis and septic shock. Despite aggressive treatment in the ICU with antibiotics and supportive care he died 2 months later. A contributing risk factor … [Read more...] about A review on Vibrio vulnificus and how it can affect your leisure time at the beach this summer and potentially your saltwater aquarium hobby