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Snowflake Eel: Reef Safe?

Looking to add an eye-popping saltwater fish that will stop people in their tracks? Let’s take a closer look at the Snowflake Eel and see if it’s a good fit for your aquarium setup. Take a close look and you’ll see how the Snowflake eel gets its name–they have a mottled pattern of white and yellow on black that occasionally resembles …

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Bird’s nest coral care guide

The Bird’s nest Coral is a Small Polyp Stony coral (shortened to “SPS” by many aquarium owners) with thin yellow, purple or pink branches that grow into a densely intertwined mass resembling the nest of a bird. As far as SPS corals go, the bird’s nest coral is one of the easiest, but that doesn’t mean this species is suitable to …

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Best Nano Protein Skimmer

Ever wonder how experienced aquarium owners manage to keep the water in their nano tanks so pristine? Designed specifically for these challenges, some owners credit having one of the best nano protein skimmer models as a big step to keeping the water clean and your nano tank thriving (depending on what type of corals you want to keep). Life, after all, …

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Arrow crab care in a reef aquarium

What you will find in this article IntroductionScientific name and other namesDescriptionNatural habitatAquarium lifeIdeal water parametersFeedingArrow crabs sizeAggressiveness and territorialityCaptive breeding & reproductionDead crab? Maybe notConclusion Introduction Fish are nice, corals are pretty. But if you want something with a real personality for your aquarium, I’d like to introduce you to a creature that’s sure to entertain. With its exotic …

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Harlequin shrimp care guide

What you will find in this article IntroductionScientific name and common namesNatural habitatPlacement in the tankMoltingCompatibilityReproductionHarlequin Shrimp Care and FeedingPreventing them from starvingConclusion Introduction Harlequin Shrimp, in my opinion, are one of the most beautiful marine invertebrates in the world. Just take a look. They are mostly white with colorful spots all over their mantis shaped body. In generaly, they …

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Tomato clownfish

The Tomato Clownfish is one of the most popular saltwater fish. The world loves a clown and every reef tank deserves one. But, since it is best to only keep one clownfish species in a tank, how should you decide if this is there right species for you? This guide covers what it takes to care for a tomato clownfish …

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Yellow Tang: Caring for this saltwater fish in a reef tank

The Yellow Tang is one of the most common saltwater fish, because of their striking color, fantastic shape, bold personalities and relative ease of care. They will add a pop of color to even the brightest reef tank. What you will find in this article IntroductionScientific name and common namesNatural habitatPlacement in the tankCompatibilityDefining characteristicsReproductionFeedingSusceptible to DiseaseConclusion Introduction They are, …