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Converting to a saltwater aquarium

Converting to a saltwater aquarium: A comprehensive guide for anyone looking to upgrade their freshwater aquarium to a marine reef tank  When I was a kid, I got hooked into the aquarium hobby by starting out with a freshwater aquarium. As I have gotten to know many of the stories shared with me by subscribers of the saltwater aquarium blog …

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Introducing The 31 Days to Build a Better Saltwater Aquarium Challenge

31 Days to Build a Better Saltwater Aquarium Challenge Do you want to have more success in keeping some of the most beautiful saltwater aquarium fish and corals? It’s no secret that outstanding water quality is one of the most important ingredients to having a successful saltwater aquarium, but sometimes, the work it takes can seem like a chore. I’ve …

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Aquarium sand: How to pick the right substrate for your saltwater aquarium

How to pick the best saltwater aquarium sand: decisions, decisions, decisions. When I first started in the aquarium hobby a thousand years ago, the decision about what aquarium sand to use was pretty simple. There were really two decisions: fine sand or coarse (crushed coral), deep sand bed, shallow sand bed/bare bottom. Those are still two of the more important …

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Best Saltwater Aquarium Setup Guide Tutorial

I started Saltwater Aquarium Blog in 2009, and despite the fact that I have written thousands of words on the topic and published a book on the subject, I realized that I never wrote a comprehensive blog post that simplifies the saltwater aquarium setup process. That was the inspiration for this blog post. If you have not set up a saltwater …

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Clownfish Eggs Development and Clownfish Breeding Journal

Do you have clownfish breeding in your tank? Did your clownfish lay eggs? Raising baby clownfish from clownfish eggs that were laid in my reef aquarium is one of coolest things I have ever experienced in this hobby. If your clownfish pair laid eggs in your tank, congratulations–I’m so glad you will also share in this experience. Of all the …

Best of Saltwater Aquarium Blog 2012: Fish and Coral Blog

Best of Saltwater Aquarium Blog in 2012: Fish and Coral Blog As 2013 draws near, I thought I’d share a recap of the Best of Saltwater Aquarium Blog in 2012. A lot has happened over the last hear. Several weeks ago, I took down the template and updated it with a more fresh/clean look. Saltwater Aquarium Blog in 2012 BEFORE the …