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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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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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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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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A thriving reef tank is a living work of art, but so many people fail with their reef aquariums wasting a lot of time and money.   There is a very fine line between happy tank and marine life support system breakdown with a living reef in your home. This is especially true for smaller […]

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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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