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How to cure live rock

Looking for information about how to cure live rock? Live rock is one of the most important things you will add to your saltwater aquarium. It serves as both the structural and filtration-al… (I never miss an opportunity to make up a new word) foundation of most saltwater aquarium systems. Live rock also provides an important source of biological interest …

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Happy New Year 2018

How is everything progressing with your aquarium or aquariums? Do you have an aquarium goal for 2018? If you’re just starting out, perhaps your goal is to establish a thriving tank? If you’ve had success with fish, maybe you want to try your hand at growing corals?Already good with softies? Maybe now is a good time to try some more …

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3 Biggest aquarium mistakes of the holiday season

‘Tis the season for new gadgets, gear, gift cards and fishes, corals and other invertebrates. I love this time of year–from a personal and family perspective, but also from my personal aquarium perspective–because this is the time of year to think about what I want to do to change up or add to my tank. A lot of us are …

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6 Shy saltwater fish

6 Shy saltwater fish you may want to add to your tank One common trait that the most popular and common saltwater fish share is a certain boldness in the aquarium. I’m not talking about aggressiveness, per se, but rather a lack of skittishness that keeps the fish comfortably swimming in your tank. But if you have the patience to …

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Anura pH 50 Product Review

A product review of the new line of Anura pH meters for the saltwater aquarium hobby–the Anura pH50 A few months back, I was approached by an entrepreneur, Randy, launching a new line of meters for the aquarium hobby. The brand name was Anura. He offered to provide free meters to a small number of email subscribers, in exchange for …

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Observations while visiting a real reef

I’m a lucky guy. I just got back from a trip to Hawaii, where I got to do a lot of snorkeling. It was cool to get to see the reefs in action. Real reefs around the big island of Hawaii. Here are a few things I observed: Reef fishes are everywhere in Hawaii–it is truly paradise In Hawaii, reef …

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2017 Saltwater Aquarium Blog Most Popular Reef Tank Items Purchased Online

Hello again saltwater aquarium fans, it’s time for the annual Saltwater Aquarium Blog Most Popular Reef Tank Items article. This is the list of the top items purchased online by the readers of Saltwater Aquarium Blog. Here is how I determine the list of the most popular Affiliation with Amazon It’s probably not a surprise to you that Amazon.com is …