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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Having your marine fish breed in your saltwater aquarium is considered to be the “Holy Grail” of the fish keeping hobby… . How awesome would it be to have your pet marine fish breed in your tank? Well, to take on a challenge like this you need time, space and patience, but man is it […]

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Reef aquarium pests can be a real pain in the ass and wreck havoc in your tank..   The unwitting introduction of marine invertebrate pests can be as simple as putting in some live rock and discovering who rears their ugly head in the weeks that follow.   This is the most common way these […]

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The battle for pristine water quality in your saltwater aquarium is really never ending… . What if I told you there was a really awesome secret weapon out there that is naturally occurring and will suck a huge amount of pollutants out of your water and look really nice at the same time? And no, […]

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When it comes to my Saltwater Aquarium Advice facebook  page everyone always goes gaga over Tang posts.   I thought providing some of my top tips for Tangs would make a great blog post this week Tangs are one of my favorite fish families because of their active, inquisitive and playful natures, stunning markings, colors […]

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