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Hammer coral care: placement & feeding of Euphyllia ancora

Are you looking for a great coral that can jazz up your tank without being too difficult to care for? You might be in the market for a hammer coral, Euphyllia ancora. This popular large polyp stony coral species has all the right raw materials to make a great next coral for your tank–they build their own stony coral skeleton, …

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Blue devil damselfish

The Blue devil damselfish is a gorgeous and insanely popular saltwater fish. In fact, a few years back, it was the #2 most imported fish. They are small, beautifully colored and as inexpensive as saltwater fish get. It can be challenging, at times, to tell the difference between different species of damselfishes–and the blue devil damselfish can be particularly problematic, …

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Picasso Triggerfish

Would you agree with me that the Picasso triggerfish, or Humu Humu, is truly a work of art. The fish has markings that resemble an abstract painting. As an easy to care for triggerfish, the Picasso is a very popular saltwater fish species. Want to know how to care for one in your saltwater aquarium? Let’s dive right in. Quick Facts …

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Featherduster worm

Looking for an interesting invertebrate to add to your tank? Let’s take a look at the Feather duster worm, (also sometimes called a fan worm) to see if it’s a good fit.  Quick Facts About the Featherduster Worm: Scientific Name: Sabellidae sp. Common Species: Hawaiian, Dwarf, Royal, Yellow, Coco Other common names: Fan worm Max Size: 2.5 Inches Minimum tank …

10 Most popular saltwater aquarium books

Introduction Are you looking for a book to help advance your knowledge and help you build and maintain a healthy and successful saltwater aquarium or reef tank? Here is a list of the Top 10 Most Popular saltwater aquarium books purchased by Saltwater Aquarium Blog readers. This list was generated from actual purchasing data on Amazon, not in my opinion, …

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Top 10 Most Popular Saltwater Aquarium Products

Are you interested in knowing what the most popular saltwater aquarium products were this year? Let’s take a look. Most popular saltwater aquarium products in 2019 It’s that time of year, when we take some time off from work, spend a little more time with friends and family, and look back on the year. It’s also a time when we …

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A list of the 20 most popular Saltwater Fish

What is your favorite Saltwater Fish? This article will start with an overview of the most popular saltwater fishes and then dive deeper (pun intended) into a few recommendations to help you make a good choice for your reef tank. Remember, just because it is popular doesn’t make it a good choice. This is an area where following the crowd …