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Zebra Pleco (Hypancistrus zebra)

Zebra plecos are gorgeous, relatively hardy fish. However, they have specific needs that should be considered before paying the hefty price they command. The zebra...

Finding Nemo Fish Tank

Without a doubt, the Pixar movie Nemo was a hit and the interest generated in coral reefs was a great thing. However, many well-intentioned...

Saltwater Aquarium Salinity FAQ

I get plenty of messages asking about salinity in the reef tank or saltwater fish only tank. Below we address some of these questions. What...

Aquarium Snail Eggs: How do Freshwater Snails Reproduce?

Freshwater snails are widely distributed across the world. There are over 600 species of freshwater snails in ponds, lakes and rivers in the United...

17 Facts You Need to Know About Sea Anemones Before You Add Them Your...

Sea anemones are never far from the mind of many mini-reef or marine aquarists. First, the sea anemone-clownfish mutualism is one of the enduring icons...