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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The secretive Mantis shrimp looks amazing, like an (often) colourful cross between lobsters and shrimp, I’ve even eaten them in Vietnam and stalked them across the sea floor in Indonesia. However, you certainly don’t want these common live rock stowaways and efficient predators in your tank as pests… Beware the Mantis! Mantis shrimp dine on […]

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Why marine tank janitors? Today I am going to shed some light on a great boon for saltwater tank enthusiasts (especially reefers) and that is the purposeful selection of various saltwater aquarium species that make themselves very useful by: Grazing on pest algae. Consuming uneaten food, that otherwise would breakdown into nitrogenous waste. Sifting and […]

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Hey saltwater aquarium fans, Anemones in saltwater tanks really do look amazing with their often dazzling colours; especially if they are hosted by a Clownfish. There is not much in the animal kingdom that I consider cooler or more beautiful than a Clownfish/anemone symbiotic relationship. Many saltwater aquarium newcomers buy a Clownfish then rush off […]

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The important role of live rock and sand in a marine aquarium is something that most beginner aquarists really dont understand So here it is for you guys in black and white! Writing all the content for my ebook “Ultimate Secrets To Saltwater Fish and Invertebrates” really reminded me of the huge benefits of live […]

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We all know keeping your marine aquarium clean can sometimes be a chore, but it is a small price to pay for having a pristine display tank that wows everyone that walks in the room. But, there is an easier way; enlisting the help of a few particular species of invertebrates ,plants and fish to […]

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