When it comes to choosing stony corals there are a lot of choices…   Personally I always recommend LPS corals over SPS corals, especially to newbies. Here’s why I’m so fond of them:   LPS are so diverse and easier to please compared to SPS corals which are way more demanding in terms of care […]

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Choosing a nem’ to host your Clownfish?   Personally I would look no further once I found a nice bubble tip! In mine and many others opinion the best anemone to keep and to host a Clownfish has got to be a bubble-tipped anemone (commonly known as BTA’s). This anemone is attractive, cheap, hardy and […]

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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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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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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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A piece of advice for you: one of the best things you can do to ensure your long-term success is learning how to select the best and healthiest marine life possible. This is the 3rd and final part of my “How to choose the best marine life series”. After reading all 3 posts you should […]

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How to choose the best marine pet for you and your tank – Part 2   In the first post of this 3 part article series I introduced the concept of what I call intelligent selection of new marine pets for your saltwater aquarium. If 90% of ALL wild caught marine life dies somewhere between […]

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Butterflyfishes are a beautiful addition to any tank…   To me they are some of the most stunning and ubiquitous marine fishes in the hobby – No elegant Fish-Only tank set-up should be without a Butterflyfish or two. Butterflyfish prefer larger systems with places to get away from other fish. Chaetodontidae (means bristle teeth) species range […]

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For todays’ blog post we are going to focus on that most recognisable, decorative symbol of the ocean; the Starfish! What organism could be more symbolic of the ocean in your saltwater aquarium than the humble Starfish? Starfish also known, as Sea Stars are a kind of marine invertebrate called Echinoderms and are of the […]

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Marine invertebrates are prized not only for their colours but their weird and wonderful forms, which are so alien to what is found on land. There are many different marine invertebrates (they make up the huge majority of the diversity of life in the ocean), so which do you choose? How about one or more […]

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