A well thought out, well put together aquascape can really make a saltwater tank shine   But with a crappy, dis-organised ‘scape…no matter how cool the marine life you’ve got inside, that tank’s never going to look as good as it deserves to. Aquascaping is the intelligent design and decoration of your saltwater aquarium, the […]

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Fish are just like people when it comes to eating.   Feed them a boring and average diet and they will lose their zest and their immune resistance will decrease… They will live relatively shorter lives, colors will fade and behavior will become lack-lustre. Have I got your attention yet? Fish are what they eat, […]

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Those white spots on your fish could be caused by 1 of 3 different parasites!   And all 3 have different treatments…add that to the short time it can take for fish to be fatally affected… this means you really need to know what you are doing. If you follow all my saltwater aquarium advice […]

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Pest algae outbreaks are a serious pain…   There is nothing worse than looking in your saltwater aquarium and seeing a hideous outbreak of pest algae completely coating your rock-work, or worse, your corals! But this nasty outbreak could have been avoided…However it can be fixed and stopped from ever coming back. Want me to […]

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Did you know pests, predators or diseases don’t actually cause most of the common problems with corals?   In fact pests, predators and diseases are usually not the reason your polyps wont expand, your corals stop growing and your prized coral is starting to turn to slime…   Before I tell you what is, I […]

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When it comes to saltwater aquarium keeping you really don’t want to be like everyone else…   That’s because most people fail at this hobby and within the first year have given up and blown a ton of money on equipment and marine pets who have met their unfortunate demise.   Most of these people […]

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Marine Angelfish have got to be some of the sexiest fish in the ocean…   The Angelfish family; Pomacanthidae are known for their stunning colors, patterns and for being intelligent and feisty fish who know how to dominate an aquarium.   Here are my top tips for Angelfish keeping, including how to choose and house […]

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Got a small tank?   I feel sorry for you, but only because you are going to have to be even more diligent than large saltwater tank owners…   Saltwater aquariums of a volume less than 40 gallons are so popular at the moment (interchangeably named either micro, mini, nano or pico) , they get […]

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Having the right clean up crew in your saltwater aquarium can actually make life easier for you, or cause a headache if you don’t choose right.   Your most important saltwater aquarium inhabitants are often the smallest…   But, there are so many marine species to choose from, how do you choose the right ones […]

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Figuring out what is wrong with your coral can seem like a daunting task…   Fish are much easier to diagnose because they exhibit many different physical and behavioral symptoms. But corals just sit there and look very sad indeed. In fact, a lot of coral problems simply resemble coral tissue turning into slime to […]

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