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Sun coral: How to care for and keep Tubastraea

The Sun Coral is an awesome and popular large polyp stony corals (LPS coral) that is often sought after in the aquarium hobby, because of its bright orange-yellow, “sunny” polyps. There are more than just one species of sun coral out there, so you may sometimes see them listed as …

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21 Best algae-eating saltwater fish

Are you dealing with an algae problem in your tank? Or maybe you’re just looking for a great saltwater fish that will bring some interesting character to the tank AND be functional. Check out the 21 Best Algae-eating saltwater fish! Scan through the list for a visual experience and learn about …

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Powder brown tang

Looking for an amazing saltwater fish that is both amazingly beautiful, yet somehow subdued and less flagrantly colored than most? The white-faced powder brown tang fits that description and more. They are elegant and subtle and challenging to care for. If you just have a moment to scan, check out the …

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Best Brine Shrimp Hatchery: Product Review

A brine shrimp hatchery is a simple, but useful device that helps you hatch, isolate and harvest artemia nauplii, which you then use to feed the fish, corals and other invertebrates in a freshwater or saltwater aquarium. It’s hard for fish to resist the twitching motion of live foods. It rings …

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Kole tang Ctenochaetus strigosus

The Yellow Eye Kole Tang, Ctenochaetus strigosus, is a popular saltwater fish, with an attractive and distinct coloration, renowned as a great algae-eater and a relatively easy-to-care-for tang type. Let’s take a closer look together at this amazing animal. Quick stats Scientific name: Ctenochaetus strigosus Common names: Yellow Eye Kole Tang, Striped Bristletooth …

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Bluestreak cleaner wrasse: care guide, quick facts

The Bluestreak cleaner wrasse is a tropical fish with beautiful, distinct markings and the adaptation that it makes a living on the reef or in a saltwater aquarium by eating the dead scales and parasites off the outside of the other fish in your tank. Some of my favorite underwater …

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Saltwater cleaner shrimp aquarium care facts guide

Are you looking for the perfect Saltwater Cleaner Shrimp to add to your reef tank, but aren’t sure which one to buy? Or do you just want to learn more about these amazingly beautiful invertebrates? Well, you’re in the right place, because these delicate creatures are amazing. Don’t take my word …

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Midas blenny: Ecsenius midas

The Midas blenny, Ecsenius midas, is great beginner fish for a medium-sized aquarium or larger (about 20-30 gallons, or larger) who are looking to add a little Golden touch to their tanks. Let’s dive in to see what it takes to properly care for this gorgeous, golden fish in a saltwater …

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Orchid Dottyback Care Guide

The Orchid Dottyback is a brilliantly colored and very popular saltwater aquarium fish, often chosen because of the brilliant purple coloration, hardiness, and bold disposition. Let’s dive deeper into what it takes to care for the Orchid dottyback. Table of contents Quick care guide facts Scientific and common names What …

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Six Line Wrasse

The popular and (sometimes) pugnacious six line wrasse Pseudocheilinus hexataenia, commonly known as Six Line Wrasse or Six Stripe Wrasse, is one of the most popular saltwater fish you can find in stores and online. One look at them and it isn’t hard to see why they are so popular. …