In this post I’m going to highlight the Pulsing Xenia – one of the most unique soft corals available, but also a coral that needs to have a warning label for anyone looking to put one in their tank.
Fish tanks are expensive. It can be very discouraging for a newcomer wants to get involved in something like a saltwater tank and then finds out how expensive the hobby is to get started. Is there such thing as cheap fish tanks? There definitely is if you know where to look and are patient to wait for good deal.
When it comes to beauty and exotic fish, many hobbyists point to saltwater fish. However, there are a variety of exotic freshwater fish available in the hobby today. If you are looking for one of a kind exotic freshwater fish with unique features or incredible colors, then keep on reading.
As a responsible aquarist, I seek again to provide this learning opportunity to parents and children about the “Dory Fish” AKA Blue Tang. With the new Finding Dory movie coming out, there will be a large demand to have this fish in home aquariums and there is a whole lot more to educate new comers into the hobby about Dory.
There is a lot of confusion when it comes to LED lighting for reef tanks. They look great and provide a lot of benefits to your reef tank, they are pretty technologically advanced. However, a number of reefers have reported mixed results with LEDs and the specs on these fixtures are not exactly universal unlike traditional T5 lighting. We created this article to assist in the LED selection and buying process. Our goal is at the end of the article is you been given the knowledge to select the best LED system for your tank:
The saltwater aquarium hobby is a passionate hobby that is filled with a ton of information. Some of this information can seem conflicting, especially on forums. We tend to recommend checking out hobbyist clubs and magazines. The reason why is because hobbyist clubs allow you to personally connect with other peers in the hobby and get mentor-ships and group collaborate. Magazines are a great resource because the articles are written by top notch writers and researchers in the hobby. Below we outlined a list of the Top 5 Reef Hobbyist Magazines that are free to anyone in the hobby
As an retail seller of aquarium supplies, we always stay up on the latest developments in the industry. One such development has been getting a lot of mention on forums, but not a lot of mention from manufacturers. That development is called the algae turf scrubber. I have seen them in action and have become a believer in them.
Do you have a stressful life, high blood pressure, insomnia? Studies have shown that aquarium may provide significant health benefits to you. Studies go back as far as the 80’s have shown that gazing at aquarium fish reduces stress and subsequently lowers blood pressure. It’s no wonder why it is a common site to see aquariums in doctors and dentist lobbies – they have known about the stress reliving benefits for years!
Owning a successful aquarium depends greatly on the time of time spent planning and researching the setup for the fish and/or corals you choose to have. There are a large number of choices when it comes to tank selection. This article breaks down the selection process in easy to understand steps.
An Aquarium stand can come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and materials. In any aquarium, an the stand is an integral piece of a complete setup. This is particularly importantly in a saltwater aquarium due to the fact that the vast majority of hobbyists will place a sump in the stand so the stand will function at the back-end operations of the aquarium. This article should provide you some in-depth detail the 5 things you should know about an aquarium stand so you can make the best decision for your aquarium.
Owning a successful aquarium depends greatly on the time of time spent planning and researching the setup for the fish and/or corals you choose to have. There are a large number of choices when it comes to tank selection. This article should provide you some in-depth detail on saltwater fish tank selection and what to look for when purchasing an aquarium.