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Scarlet Skunk Cleaner Shrimp (Lysmata Amboinensis)

Scarlet Cleaner shrimp are popular invertebrates for marine aquarium hobbyists. When kept in groups they are frequently in view during the day when the...

Buying a Salwater Aquarium Heater

Heating the reef tank can be done a number of ways. These vary from cable heating to electric heaters. Alternatively, and more practically, heating a...

6 Great Starter Fish For The Saltwater Aquarium

Once all the research, planning and waiting is complete and the aquarium is full of water and has finally finished cycling you will finally...

Converting from A Freshwater To Saltwater Aquarium: Learn the Basics

This is not an attempt to lay down railway lines for a converting aquarist to religiously follow, but hopefully a thought provoker that indicates...

5 Saltwater Clams that You Can Add to Your Reef Tank

When given the right conditions in your aquarium, clams are a great option for a reef tank. They are beautiful and they bring biological...

Bubble Tip Anemone (Entacmaea quadricolor) Care, Tank Setup, Host & Reproduction

Scientific name: Entacmaea quadricolor Common names: Rose or Green Anemone, Rose or Green Bubble Tip Anemone (BTA when rose), Rose or Green Bubble Anemone, Rose...

Boxfish Factsheet: the odd, box-like fish family

Boxfishes are a rather large family of fishes. There may be over 40 different varieties, few of which are typically found in Pet Stores....

The Three Banded Clownfish (Amphiprion tricinctus)

The three-banded Clown, or Amphiprion tricinctus, is a real special clownfish in as much as it is not that common and is often confused...

12 Facts About Hawkfishes You Propably Don’t Know

Hawkfishes (Cirrhitidae) can exhibit real strange behavior as many of you who have, or have had, such fishes can attest to. As a result,...

Cardinalfish, the Famous Marine Mouthbrooders

If you entered the saltwater hobby from the world of cichlids, you probably know all about mouthbrooding. If you like mouthbrooders—their interesting behavior and...