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Lawnmower Blenny Aquarium Care: Salarias fasciatus

The Lawnmower Blenny fish, Salarias fasciatus, is a peaceful community saltwater aquarium fish with a great personality that will hopefully earn their keep in your tank by mowing down the naturally-occurring microalgae. Table of contents: Lawnmower blenny care You can use the following links to jump right to the section that interests you most about caring for the Algae blenny in a saltwater aquarium, or keep going, to read the full article. Quick facts Description …

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Pipefish care guide

Pipefish are adorable and popular saltwater aquarium fish. Caring for them in a home aquarium can be extremely challenging, but expert aquarists report great success caring for them in a home aquarium. Let’s review some of the most important aspects of caring for them in a saltwater tank. Pipefish care guide table of contents You can use the following links to jump right to the Pipefish care guide question on your mind or keep scrolling …

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The Amazing Aiptasia Eating Filefish

Hopefully, you’ll agree that having the dreaded aiptasia anemone in your reef tank is a royal pain. In the event that you have this problem, a great solution and an interesting fish to add is the Aiptasia eating filefish, a unique species of saltwater fish that is visually interesting and can actually help you clean up a problem in your tank. Unlike other reef fishes that are vibrantly colored, the matted filefish has more of …

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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 its striking color, fantastic shape, bold personality, and relative ease of care. They will add a pop of color and the frenzied reef fish motion we all love to even the brightest reef tank. Table of contents Introduction Yellow tang fish quick care facts Natural habitat of Zebrasoma flavescens Yellow tang tank size Compatibility Feeding Disease Where to go for more information …

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Berghia Nudibranch Aiptasia Control

The Berghia nudibranch, an outstanding natural way to control the aiptasia anemone “The enemy of my enemy is my friend” (ancient proverb) Those words sum up the essence of why the Berghia Nudibranch, Berghia stephanieae, is so popular in the aquarium hobby. The dreaded and maligned aiptasia anemone is generally considered to be an uninvited and invasive pest. They are supremely adapted to survive in our tanks and reproduce with reckless abandon, stinging our invited guests (the …

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51 Great gifts for saltwater aquarium lovers

Looking for a great gift for the saltwater aquarium lover on your list? You are in luck because here are 52 great gifts for saltwater aquarium lovers. I know how hard it can be to buy something for that guy or gal on your list who already has everything–that’s why this list is so big, you’re bound to find a great gift for that saltwater aquarium lover that they don’t already have–and they’ll be super-impressed …

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Dwarf lionfish care guide

Dwarf lionfish (or is it lion fishes?) are popular and intriguing saltwater fish because of their remarkable coloration and shape, but also because of the graceful yet venomous danger held in their iconic, flowing fins. The most popular species in this genus are D. biocellatus (Fu Manchu or Two spot), D. brachypterous (Dwarf Fuzzy Lionfish), and D. zebra (Dwarf zebra lionfish). Dwarf lionfish tank size Dwarf lionfish inhabit shallow coastal waters and have an affinity for caves …