Do clownfish eat their own eggs?

Do clownfish eat their own eggs or babies? Introduction That’s one of the most common questions I hear when it comes to clownfish breeding. Here are 5 reasons clownfish eat their own babies. Table of Contents Clownfish breeding Parental instincts 5 Reasons why clownfish eat their own eggs When eggs …

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7 Great Reasons to Keep the Melanurus Wrasse

Are you looking for a great saltwater fish to add to your saltwater tank? Ask your local fish store to order you a male Melanurus wrasse – quite possibly the best-kept secret in the saltwater aquarium hobby. And if you’re in any doubt, there are seven top reasons as to …

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Kenya Tree Coral Care: Capnella spp.

The Kenya tree coral (Capnella spp.) is a hardy soft coral species tolerant of a range of living conditions. This makes it great for beginner aquarists. In terms of color, this rapidly growing soft coral species might appear somewhat drab. They’re generally available in shades of brown, gold, or even …

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23 Interesting clean-up crew invertebrates that eat algae

We spend a lot of time, energy, and money in this hobby to create and maintain the proper aquarium conditions to keep our fish and corals happy. It just turns out that those conditions are also generally quite good at growing algae. Adding one or more of these interesting invertebrates …

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Dosing Phytoplankton in a Marine Aquarium: The Debate

The subject of dosing phytoplankton in a marine aquarium is a popular debate in online forums. Generally, you find advocates favoring dosing phytoplankton arguing against those who believe the potential risks outweigh the benefits. To make sure you get a balanced opinion, I’ll tackle both sides of the coin. Table …

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Simple Reef Aquarium Maintenance Scheduling

Many aquarists view themselves as stewards of the marine life in their aquariums. Not only is it fun building a reef, but we also feel a responsibility to properly care for the fish, corals, and other invertebrates that live in our home. Proper care means having a plan to maintain …

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Google Underwater Street View

Do you know what Google Underwater Street View is? Check this out. Google Underwater is an interactive 360-degree self-guided tour of the world’s most breathtaking coral reef views that you can enjoy anywhere and any time you want. Would you agree with me that watching corals and saltwater fish is …

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Best Protein Skimmer Product Reviews

Looking for the best protein skimmer to add to your reef aquarium? Feeling overwhelmed by all of the choices? This article should help you sort through all the options and help you narrow your search, and find the best model for your saltwater tank. Table of Contents: Protein Skimmer Product Reviews …

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Maroon Clownfish: What You Need to Know Before You Buy

The maroon clownfish (Amphiprion biaculeatus) is one of the most popular and iconic reef tank fish. They consistently rank in the top 20 saltwater fish species with their awesome maroon red coloration and the iconic white or gold stripes. A few “designer” varieties of this fish are also available from …

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Clown Tang Care: Acanthurus lineatus

Clown tangs (Acanthurus lineatus) combine vibrant pops of color with equally expressive personalities. Put the two together, and you get delightful saltwater fish that top the charts in popularity. Unfortunately, they also rank high in degree of management difficulty. So if you have your high on a new striped addition …