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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, …

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Best protein skimmer reviews

Looking the best protein skimmer reviews? That’s the goal for this article, so read on. As technology has evolved, it has become easier to maintain ideal conditions for our reef tanks, but our equipment options have multiplied too. Having choices, as a consumer is usually a good thing. But when it comes to the reef aquarium hobby, there are so …

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Soft Corals: How to care for soft corals in a saltwater aquarium

The term soft coral is used broadly and relatively unscientifically (is that even a word?) to lump a bunch of related and unrelated coral species into a simple bucket, defined primarily by what they are (soft, with the absence of a major stony external skeleton) and what they are not (they are not mushrooms or zoanthids). The reason any of this …

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What is the best aquarium heater?

What is the best aquarium heater? Selecting the right aquarium heater is a critical decision because if it malfunctions, it could spell disaster for your tank. Heater thermostat on aquarium set to 79F, but temperature is 100F. Non survived the heater malfunction :*( — avansyn (@avansyn) April 10, 2009 My aquarium heater suffered a catastrophic malfunction last night and cooked …

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Why does an aquarium need a biological filter?

Why does an aquarium need a biological filter? The biological filter is the solution to this wast management problem in your tank. Your fish and corals eat, drink pee and poop in the water in your tank. Also, the left-over food in the tank doesn’t ever get cleaned up and the only time you ‘take out the trash’ is when …