Tag: easy

  • Royal gramma

    Royal gramma

    Are you thinking about adding a Royal gramma basslet to your saltwater tank? If so, you’ll be in good company because Gramma loreto is a great beginner fish and is one of the most popular fish in the hobby. For a good reason! This is one of the first animals I added to my reef tank, and I […]

  • Yellowtail damselfish care guide

    Yellowtail damselfish care guide

    The Yellowtail Damselfish is one of the 20 most popular saltwater fish. They are extremely hardy, gorgeous, inexpensive, and available in aquarium shops everywhere. But while they are suitable for beginners, they are not always recommended for beginners. Let’s dive a little bit deeper into what makes this species both perfect for beginners AND a […]

  • Longnose Hawkfish Care: Oxycirrhites typus

    Longnose Hawkfish Care: Oxycirrhites typus

    Longnose hawkfish (Oxycirrhites typus) make the perfect addition to any marine tank with their unique method of perching and bright colors. They’re intelligent fish with bundles of energy and lots of personality – provided you have plenty of room. Because while these saltwater hunters may not reach impressive lengths, they DO perform incredible acrobatics. Table […]

  • Ocellaris Clownfish Care: Size, lifespan, cost & compatibility

    Ocellaris Clownfish Care: Size, lifespan, cost & compatibility

    Amphiprion ocellaris, also known as the Ocellaris Clownfish, has become one of the most well-known and most popular saltwater aquarium fish species. These waddling and adorable striped fish have been legendary, for years, and their prominent role in movies like Finding Nemo and Finding Dory have all but cemented their place in the Saltwater Fish […]

  • Favia coral care guide

    Favia coral care guide

    The Favia Coral is a hardy and inexpensive aquarium coral that is suitable for beginners and attractive enough and tolerant enough to warrant space in an advanced reef keeper’s tank, too. They are part of the well-known “Brain Coral’ family. Let’s dive a bit deeper into the ins and outs of having a happy Favia […]

  • Neon Goby, Elacatinus oceanops, easy breeder or challenging

    Neon Goby, Elacatinus oceanops, easy breeder or challenging

    The Neon gobies are some of my absolute favorite saltwater fish of all time. They are small, with over-sized personalities,  aquacultured and inexpensive, but not ubiquitous. Quick facts about the Neon gobies There are actually several different species of neon goby: Elacatinus oceanops, the Neon goby Elacatinus figaro, the Yellowline goby Elacatinus evelynae, the Sharknose goby […]

  • Kole tang Ctenochaetus strigosus

    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 Tang, Goldring Bristletooth Tang, Spotted […]

  • Cabbage Leather Coral Care and Placement

    Cabbage Leather Coral Care and Placement

    Sinularia dura, also known as the Cabbage Leather Coral, is a hardy soft coral that gets its common name because it grows on short stalks, close to the rock, with large fleshy lobes that are shaped somewhat like the leaves of a plant, like cabbage. The color is generally between pink and brown, although blue and neon […]