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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My reason for getting into this hobby in the first place was the allure of stunning rainbow hued marine fish swimming around in my home (well, actually in the tank at my home…;). The most beautiful fish family in the ocean (the same one that attracted me to the hobby in the first place) is […]

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Do you know exactly where your marine fish come from? The bottom line is that we all should know where our marine life is coming from and whether or not it was collected humanely and sustainably. The reason for this is that the collection and handling practices used on the species we buy has a […]

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Happy New Year saltwater aquarium fans! May 2011 be the best year yet for you and your saltwater aquarium. Many marine aquarists panic when they spot a disease outbreak in their tank and immediately run out to the LFS and grab some newfangled “reef safe” medication that is supposed to be the magic bullet against […]

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Hey saltwater aquarium fans, The most problems that occur in any saltwater tank happen to the marine creatures themselves; fish, invertebrates and especially corals. These problems will show themselves as changes in appearance and behaviour of your pets. Your marine life itself is the most important indicator of what is going on in your aquarium. When […]

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Hey saltwater aquarium fans, Im worried at the moment, I have been hearing a lot recently of people not acclimating their marine pets correctly when getting them home from the local fish store (or LFS to aquarium geeks ;)). This is fine if you dont mind playing russian roulete with you probably-quite-expensive new pets life… […]

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Hey, fellow saltwater aquarium fans! A nasty disease outbreak in a saltwater aquarium doesnt have to be something you have to expect every now and again if you keep marine life, as many people think is the case. Disease outbreaks are the number one reason people give up this wonderful hobby and I’m here to […]

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Hey fellow saltwater aquarium fans, Today I want to talk about a topic that is very close to my heart as a scientist and captive marine life lover who cares for the planet deeply (especially the non-human organisms in it and the environment  ;)). How would you like to keep more disease/stress resistant, happier, better […]

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Hey fellow saltwater aquarium fans, I realised the other day that a lot of  people still don’t completely understand that complicated biochemical pathway that is vitally important to all saltwater aquariums. So I thought I would put together a short video to simplify things: Saltwater Aquarium Advice

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Hey fellow saltwater aquarium fans, Many marine aquarium deaths happen as a result of choosing a marine fish that isnt optimally healthy to begin with, and it just goes downhill from there. Heres how to avoid that… Saltwater Aquarium Advice

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