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Damselfish are some of the most popular saltwater fish, because they are inexpensive, easy to care for, and hardy. But they can also be aggressive towards other fish in a community tank. Here are 21 Popular Damselfish Types listed alphabetically by common name: 1. Ambon Damselfish 8. Four Stripe Damselfish 15. Rolland’s Damselfish 2. Azure […]
Can I leave blue light on in a fish tank?
A lot of popular LED light models have white and blue lights. Blue light is an important wavelength for photosynthesis (the process where plants turn light into sugar/energy). Blue light is also frequently used to simulate dawn and dusk light cycles. For example, in an 8-hour photoperiod, an aquarist may choose to run a light […]
Types of Wrasse
There are a lot of different types of wrasse available for the saltwater aquarium. This article will cover the 75 Best types of wrasse, including their scientific name, the maximum size they grow to as adults, in both inches and centimeters, the minimum tank size required to adequately care for them in gallons and liters, […]
What is needed for a saltwater fish tank?
Whether you have had a freshwater aquarium before or are entirely new to the aquarium hobby, this article will help you sort through all the options to determine what is needed for a saltwater fish tank? Creating and maintaining a thriving, beautiful saltwater fish tank takes time, patience, money, and the right gear, gadgets, and […]
Best reef aquarium fish
Having your own saltwater aquarium can be a fun and rewarding hobby. Some of the most beautiful animals in the world live on coral reefs. Where should you get started, there are so many options? Here are the best reef aquarium fish for a saltwater tank. Clownfishes: best reef aquarium fish options The clownfishes are […]
40 gallon fish tank dimensions
A 40 gallon aquarium is a popular size, but it is important to measure the space in your home to match the perfect size with the space available. Here are 40 gallon fish tank dimensions for the most popular builds: 40 gallon fish tank dimensions charts 40 gallon fish tank dimensions chart (in inches): Manufacturer […]
Saltwater Aquarium Hobby Statistics
In 2022, I sent a request to SaltwaterAquariumBlog.com Newsletter readers to take a short survey to help generate some data and saltwater aquarium hobby statistics about tank costs, maintenance, quarantine, and dipping habits, you know, that sort of thing. I’ll share the saltwater aquarium hobby statistics summary immediately below but then dig into the data […]
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Aquarium Industry Statistics: Global and U.S.
Ready to dive right into some Aquarium industry statistics? The 2020 Pandemic year slowed down many industries, but global aquarium trade value was about normal, driven by strong U.S. imports of live marine ornamental fish. Here are the 50 Best Aquarium Industry Statistics: Global and U.S. The global ornamental fish industry, which includes both freshwater […]
Powerful coral care and saltwater fish statistics
In Mid-2020, I conducted a survey among Saltwater Aquarium Blog Newsletter readers to get some important coral care and saltwater fish statistics. More than 200 aquarium enthusiasts took the survey, contributing thousands of data points. A summary of the most interesting stats is included below. What saltwater fish types are most successful in a home […]
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