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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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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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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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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How to choose the right marine pet every time…   The topic of successful marine specimen selection is REALLY important – so I’m going to write a 3 part series on it! So, sit back and enjoy part 1. Lets kick this off by saying one of the key points of the mechanics of a […]

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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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What you need to know to get softies thriving in your tank…   Not only are soft corals the easiest corals to take care of, but they have some truly fascinating forms and amazing colors that will add interest and beauty to any saltwater aquarium. Soft corals have highly interesting forms and shapes and are […]

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