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Yellow Coris Wrasse Care: Halichoeres chrysus

Yellow Coris Wrasses (Halichoeres chrysus) will not only add a vibrant pop of yellow to saltwater aquariums, they perform helpful pest control. It’s one of the most attractive services aquarists get drawn to with these little wrasses. But they present a few management challenges, and if you get your identification …

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How to set up a saltwater aquarium

Do you want to know how to set up a saltwater aquarium? You can enjoy the beauty and relaxation of a saltwater tank in your own home without breaking the bank if you follow the steps in this how-to guide. Table of contents If you have a specific question, you …

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How to cure live rock

Looking for information about how to cure live rock? Live rock is one of the most important things you will add to your saltwater aquarium. It serves as both the structural and filtration-al… (I never miss an opportunity to make up a new word) foundation of most saltwater aquarium systems. …

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Domino damselfish-threespot Dascyllus trimaculatus

Here’s a riddle for you: what’s black and white and in tanks all over? The Domino Damselfish, of course! Let’s take a closer look at this clownfish cousin to help you decide if it would be a good saltwater fish to add to your aquarium. Quick facts about the Domino …

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7 Biggest Aquarium Mistakes I’ve Made in the Hobby

I was chatting with a friend and Saltwater Aquarium Blog Newsletter subscriber the other day who was bummed because he made a mistake that ended causing some pretty significant damage to his tank. In the end, he decided to take a break from the hobby. It bums me out to …