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Soft Mushroom Corals or Disc Anemones Photo Gallery - Soft Mushroom Corals or Disc Anemones Photo Gallery
Browse this gallery of Order Corallimorpharia, Family Discosomatidae or Actinodiscidae and Ricordeidae photos to view and identify these types of soft corals that are an excellent choice for beginners. Species of these families are most commonly called Mushroom Corals or Disc Anemones, but have other names like Giant Cup, Elephant Ear, Hairy, Frilly, Spotted, Speckled, Metallic, Fluorescent, Umbrella, Warty, Forked Tentacle, and Ricordea.

Soft Mushroom Corals or Disc Anemones Photo Gallery - Soft Mushroom Corals or Disc Anemones Photo Gallery
Browse this gallery of Order Corallimorpharia, Family Discosomatidae or Actinodiscidae and Ricordeidae photos to view and identify these types of soft corals that are an excellent choice for beginners. Species of these families are most commonly called Mushroom Corals or Disc Anemones, but have other names like Giant Cup, Elephant Ear, Hairy, Frilly, Spotted, Speckled, Metallic, Fluorescent, Umbrella, Warty, Forked Tentacle, and Ricordea.

Soft Mushroom Corals or Disc Anemones Photo Gallery - Soft Mushroom Corals or Disc Anemones Photo Gallery
Browse this gallery of Order Corallimorpharia, Family Discosomatidae or Actinodiscidae and Ricordeidae photos to view and identify these types of soft corals that are an excellent choice for beginners. Species of these families are most commonly called Mushroom Corals or Disc Anemones, but have other names like Giant Cup, Elephant Ear, Hairy, Frilly, Spotted, Speckled, Metallic, Fluorescent, Umbrella, Warty, Forked Tentacle, and Ricordea.

Top Colt & Leather Coral Photo Gallery
Popular soft corals kept by beginning reefers, here is a collection of Family Alcyoniidae - Genera Alcyonium, Cladiella, Lobophytum, Sarcophyton, and Sinularia photos. These are species commonly named Colt - Devil's Hand - Toadstool - and Finger, Encrusting, Lobed, Knobby, Flexible, Flat, Trough, Cabbage, Mushroom Leather Corals.

Top Colt & Leather Coral Photo Gallery
Popular soft corals kept by beginning reefers, here is a collection of Family Alcyoniidae - Genera Alcyonium, Cladiella, Lobophytum, Sarcophyton, and Sinularia photos. These are species commonly named Colt - Devil's Hand - Toadstool - and Finger, Encrusting, Lobed, Knobby, Flexible, Flat, Trough, Cabbage, Mushroom Leather Corals.

Aquarium Glass Thickness Calculator
Aquarium Glass Thickness Calculator for calculating the thickness of glass needed for different size tanks.

Brown Algae Photo Gallery - Brown Algae Photo Gallery
The Brown Algae Photo Gallery contains a number of algae species which are in the Division Heterokontophyta and found in the Hawaiian and Indo Pacific areas of the Pacific Ocean. Many of these alga are found on live rock in marine aquariums. Some of these alga are useful in aquariums for reducing nitrates and phosphate levels.

Brown Algae Photo Gallery - Brown Algae Photo Gallery
The Brown Algae Photo Gallery contains a number of algae species which are in the Division Heterokontophyta and found in the Hawaiian and Indo Pacific areas of the Pacific Ocean. Many of these alga are found on live rock in marine aquariums. Some of these alga are useful in aquariums for reducing nitrates and phosphate levels.

Green Macroalgae Algae Photos Gallery - Green Macroalgae Algae Photos Gallery
The Green Algae Photos Gallery contains pictures of a number of species of green algae.

Green Macroalgae Algae Photos Gallery - Green Macroalgae Algae Photos Gallery
The Green Algae Photos Gallery contains pictures of a number of species of green algae.

Green Macroalgae Algae Photos Gallery - Green Macroalgae Algae Photos Gallery
The Green Algae Photos Gallery contains pictures of a number of species of green algae.

Top Snail Photos Gallery - Photos of Marine Snails
A gallery of Snail photos.

Top Snail Photos Gallery - Photos of Marine Snails
A gallery of Snail photos.

Top Snail Photos Gallery - Photos of Marine Snails
A gallery of Snail photos.

Ruth Adams' Nudibranch photo
Ruth Adams' photo of her Nudibranch in her 29g Eclipse tank.

Roy Caldwell's Mantis Shrimp image, picture, photo
Roy Caldwell's Mantis Shrimp image, picture, photo

Wrasse Pictures - Pictures, Photos and Images of Wrasse Fish - Pictures, Photos and Images of Wrasse Fish
Wrasses are beautiful fish which seem to be quickly forgotten when stocking a saltwater aquarium. Here are outstanding photos, pictures and images of Wrasses, some of which you will seldom see in an aquarium.

Wrasse Pictures - Pictures, Photos and Images of Wrasse Fish - Pictures, Photos and Images of Wrasse Fish
Wrasses are beautiful fish which seem to be quickly forgotten when stocking a saltwater aquarium. Here are outstanding photos, pictures and images of Wrasses, some of which you will seldom see in an aquarium.

Wrasse Pictures - Pictures, Photos and Images of Wrasse Fish - Pictures, Photos and Images of Wrasse Fish
Wrasses are beautiful fish which seem to be quickly forgotten when stocking a saltwater aquarium. Here are outstanding photos, pictures and images of Wrasses, some of which you will seldom see in an aquarium.

Wrasse Pictures - Pictures, Photos and Images of Wrasse Fish - Pictures, Photos and Images of Wrasse Fish
Wrasses are beautiful fish which seem to be quickly forgotten when stocking a saltwater aquarium. Here are outstanding photos, pictures and images of Wrasses, some of which you will seldom see in an aquarium.

Top Reef Tank Photos - Pictures of Reef Tanks 201+ gallon
Top 201+ gallon Reef Tank Photos Gallery. Enjoy viewing this gallery of beautiful 201+ gallon reef tank photos that have been chosen by your Guides Debbie and Stan as some of the best submitted by site visitors for display at About Saltwater Aquariums.

Top Reef Tank Photos - Pictures of Reef Tanks 201+ gallon
Top 201+ gallon Reef Tank Photos Gallery. Enjoy viewing this gallery of beautiful 201+ gallon reef tank photos that have been chosen by your Guides Debbie and Stan as some of the best submitted by site visitors for display at About Saltwater Aquariums.

Debbie Hauter's Myrtle Beach Aquarium Potbelly Seahorse Picture
Debbie Hauter's Myrtle Beach Aquarium Potbelly Seahorse Picture

Seahorses Pictures Gallery - Index of Hippocampus Species Seahorse Photos
Want to see what an H. erectus, ingens, kuda, reidi or other seahorse looks like? Browse this index of Hippocampus species seahorse photos and look at pictures of Lined, Smooth, Pacific, Brazilian and other seahorses in this gallery to find out.

Seahorses Pictures Gallery - Index of Hippocampus Species Seahorse Photos
Want to see what an H. erectus, ingens, kuda, reidi or other seahorse looks like? Browse this index of Hippocampus species seahorse photos and look at pictures of Lined, Smooth, Pacific, Brazilian and other seahorses in this gallery to find out.

Debbie Hauter's Condylactis Anemone & Porcelain Crab Photo
Debbie Hauter's Condylactis Anemone & Porcelain Crab Photo

Sea Anemones Picture Gallery - Photos, Images and Pictures of Sea Anemones
Browse this picture gallery of beautiful sea anemone photos to look at and identify the wide variety of these stinging animals that are popularly kept in saltwater aquariums and reef tanks. These outstanding photos, pictures and images were submitted by users to About Saltwater Aquariums for display.

Sea Anemones Picture Gallery - Photos, Images and Pictures of Sea Anemones
Browse this picture gallery of beautiful sea anemone photos to look at and identify the wide variety of these stinging animals that are popularly kept in saltwater aquariums and reef tanks. These outstanding photos, pictures and images were submitted by users to About Saltwater Aquariums for display.

Sea Anemones Picture Gallery - Photos, Images and Pictures of Sea Anemones
Browse this picture gallery of beautiful sea anemone photos to look at and identify the wide variety of these stinging animals that are popularly kept in saltwater aquariums and reef tanks. These outstanding photos, pictures and images were submitted by users to About Saltwater Aquariums for display.

Sea Anemones Picture Gallery - Photos, Images and Pictures of Sea Anemones
Browse this picture gallery of beautiful sea anemone photos to look at and identify the wide variety of these stinging animals that are popularly kept in saltwater aquariums and reef tanks. These outstanding photos, pictures and images were submitted by users to About Saltwater Aquariums for display.

Top Gobyfish & Jawfish Photo Gallery
Top Gobyfish & Jawfish Photo Gallery - Outstanding photos of Gobyfish & Jawfish submitted to About Saltwater Aquariums for display and contest entry.

Top Gobyfish & Jawfish Photo Gallery
Top Gobyfish & Jawfish Photo Gallery - Outstanding photos of Gobyfish & Jawfish submitted to About Saltwater Aquariums for display and contest entry.

Top Gobyfish & Jawfish Photo Gallery
Top Gobyfish & Jawfish Photo Gallery - Outstanding photos of Gobyfish & Jawfish submitted to About Saltwater Aquariums for display and contest entry.

Top Gobyfish & Jawfish Photo Gallery
Top Gobyfish & Jawfish Photo Gallery - Outstanding photos of Gobyfish & Jawfish submitted to About Saltwater Aquariums for display and contest entry.

Top Gobyfish & Jawfish Photo Gallery
Top Gobyfish & Jawfish Photo Gallery - Outstanding photos of Gobyfish & Jawfish submitted to About Saltwater Aquariums for display and contest entry.

Top 151 to 200 Gallon Reef Tank Photos Gallery
Top 151 to 200 Gallon Reef Tank Photos Gallery. Enjoy viewing this gallery of beautiful 151 to 200 gallon reef tank photos that have been chosen by your Guides Debbie and Stan as some of the best submitted by site visitors for display at About Saltwater Aquariums.

Al Kassen's 158g Reef Tank Photo | Top 151 to 200 Gallon Reef Tank Photo Gallery
Al's terrific photo of his 158g reef tank. Note the wide variety of corals and his outstanding placement of arches.

Top 151 to 200 Gallon Reef Tank Photos Gallery
Top 151 to 200 Gallon Reef Tank Photos Gallery. Enjoy viewing this gallery of beautiful 151 to 200 gallon reef tank photos that have been chosen by your Guides Debbie and Stan as some of the best submitted by site visitors for display at About Saltwater Aquariums.

Top 151 to 200 Gallon Reef Tank Photos Gallery
Top 151 to 200 Gallon Reef Tank Photos Gallery. Enjoy viewing this gallery of beautiful 151 to 200 gallon reef tank photos that have been chosen by your Guides Debbie and Stan as some of the best submitted by site visitors for display at About Saltwater Aquariums.

Top 151 to 200 Gallon Reef Tank Photos Gallery
Top 151 to 200 Gallon Reef Tank Photos Gallery. Enjoy viewing this gallery of beautiful 151 to 200 gallon reef tank photos that have been chosen by your Guides Debbie and Stan as some of the best submitted by site visitors for display at About Saltwater Aquariums.

Top 126 to 150 Gallon Reef Tank Photos Gallery
Top 126 to 150 Gallon Reef Tank Photos Gallery. Enjoy viewing this gallery of beautiful 1 to 15 gallon reef tank photos that have been chosen by your Guides Debbie and Stan as some of the best submitted by site visitors for display at About Saltwater Aquariums.

Top 126 to 150 Gallon Reef Tank Photos Gallery
Top 126 to 150 Gallon Reef Tank Photos Gallery. Enjoy viewing this gallery of beautiful 1 to 15 gallon reef tank photos that have been chosen by your Guides Debbie and Stan as some of the best submitted by site visitors for display at About Saltwater Aquariums.

Top Stony Elegant - Wonder Coral Photos
Commonly referred to as Elegant or Elegance, and Wonder Coral, here are photos of stony polyped or SPS/LPS Genus Catalaphyllia species corals, which are members of the Caryophylliidae family. Here are some of the finest coral photos submitted to About Saltwater Aquariums.

Top Daisy - Flowerpot Coral Picture Gallery
Flowerpot Coral pictures. Daisy / Flowerpot Coral Species are members of the Stony Polyped or SPS/LPS Poritidae family, commonly referred to as Daisy, Flowerpot, and Ball Coral, here are some outstanding photos of popular Genus Goniopora species reef corals.

Top Stony Cup & Sun Coral Species Photo Gallery
Top Stony Cup & Sun Coral Species Photo Gallery - Dendrophylliidae family members, here are photos of beautiful Genus Tubastraea corals, which are stony polyped or SPS/LPS species commonly known as Colonial, Golden and Orange Cup, and Sun, Black Sun and Sunflower Coral.

Top Bubble & Grape Coral Photos Gallery
Top Bubble & Grape Coral Photos Gallery submitted to About Saltwater Aquariums for display in the Gallery, on photo pages and in About Saltwater Aquariums Reef Tank Photo Contests.

Top Stony Frogspawn & Hammer Coral Photos Gallery
Flash View these outstanding photos of corals commonly referred to as Frogspawn, Hammer, Anchor, Grape, Octopus, Torch, Pom-Pom Coral, and same name

Top Stony Frogspawn & Hammer Coral Photos Gallery
Flash View these outstanding photos of corals commonly referred to as Frogspawn, Hammer, Anchor, Grape, Octopus, Torch, Pom-Pom Coral, and same name

Top Bubble & Grape Coral Photos Gallery
Top Bubble & Grape Coral Photos Gallery submitted to About Saltwater Aquariums for display in the Gallery, on photo pages and in About Saltwater Aquariums Reef Tank Photo Contests.

Top Closed & Open Brain Coral Pictures Gallery Pictures of Closed & Open Brain Corals photos
Flash view the Top Closed & Open Brain Coral Photos Gallery Pictures of Closed & Open Brain Coral submitted to About Saltwater Aquariums for display in the Gallery, on photo pages and in About Saltwater Aquariums Reef Tank Photo Contests

Top Closed & Open Brain Coral Pictures Gallery Pictures of Closed & Open Brain Corals photos
Flash view the Top Closed & Open Brain Coral Photos Gallery Pictures of Closed & Open Brain Coral submitted to About Saltwater Aquariums for display in the Gallery, on photo pages and in About Saltwater Aquariums Reef Tank Photo Contests

Top Closed & Open Brain Coral Pictures Gallery Pictures of Closed & Open Brain Corals photos
Flash view the Top Closed & Open Brain Coral Photos Gallery Pictures of Closed & Open Brain Coral submitted to About Saltwater Aquariums for display in the Gallery, on photo pages and in About Saltwater Aquariums Reef Tank Photo Contests

Top Zoanthid Corals Photos Gallery
Top Zoanthid Corals Photos Gallery submitted to About Saltwater Aquariums for display in the Gallery, on photo pages and in About Saltwater Aquariums Reef Tank Photo Contests

Top Zoanthid Corals Photos Gallery
Top Zoanthid Corals Photos Gallery submitted to About Saltwater Aquariums for display in the Gallery, on photo pages and in About Saltwater Aquariums Reef Tank Photo Contests

Top 101 - 125 Gallon Reef Tank Photo Gallery
Flash view the top 101 - 125 Gallon Reef Tank Photo Gallery submitted to About Saltwater Aquariums for display in the Gallery, on photo pages and in About Saltwater Aquariums Reef Tank Photo Contests.

Top 101 - 125 Gallon Reef Tank Photo Gallery
Flash view the top 101 - 125 Gallon Reef Tank Photo Gallery submitted to About Saltwater Aquariums for display in the Gallery, on photo pages and in About Saltwater Aquariums Reef Tank Photo Contests.

Top 101 - 125 Gallon Reef Tank Photo Gallery
Flash view the top 101 - 125 Gallon Reef Tank Photo Gallery submitted to About Saltwater Aquariums for display in the Gallery, on photo pages and in About Saltwater Aquariums Reef Tank Photo Contests.

Top 101 - 125 Gallon Reef Tank Photo Gallery
Flash view the top 101 - 125 Gallon Reef Tank Photo Gallery submitted to About Saltwater Aquariums for display in the Gallery, on photo pages and in About Saltwater Aquariums Reef Tank Photo Contests.

Top 76 - 100 Gallon Reef Tank Photo Gallery
Top 76 - 100 gallon Reef Tank Photos submitted to About Saltwater Aquariums for display in the Gallery, on photo pages and in About Saltwater Aquariums Reef Tank Photo Contests

Top 76 - 100 Gallon Reef Tank Photo Gallery
Top 76 - 100 gallon Reef Tank Photos submitted to About Saltwater Aquariums for display in the Gallery, on photo pages and in About Saltwater Aquariums Reef Tank Photo Contests

Top 76 - 100 Gallon Reef Tank Photo Gallery
Top 76 - 100 gallon Reef Tank Photos submitted to About Saltwater Aquariums for display in the Gallery, on photo pages and in About Saltwater Aquariums Reef Tank Photo Contests

Coral Diseases and Health Issues -
Information about coral diseases such as bacterial, white pox, band and rapid wasting disease, coral bleaching, shedding and other issues that pertain to the health of corals both in nature and in reef aquariums.

Aqua Medic Midiflotor Protein Skimmer - Guide Product Review
A product review from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums on the compact, hang-on-tank, air driven counter current Aqua Medic Midiflotor Protein Skimmer suitable for aquariums up to 100 gallons in size.

Aqua Medic Turboflotor 1000 Classic Protein Skimmer - Guide Product Review
A product review from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums on the compact, powerhead water pump driven, in-sump Aqua Medic Turboflotor 1000 Classic Protein Skimmer for aquariums up to 500 gallons in size.

Aqua Medic Turboflotor 1000 Multi Protein Skimmer - Guide Product Review
A product review from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums on the compact, venturi pump driven, hang-on outside or inside tank as well as sump mounted Aqua Medic Turboflotor 1000 Multi Protein Skimmer suitable for aquariums from 120 up to 250 gallons in size.

Aqua Medic Turboflotor 750 Protein Skimmer - Guide Product Review
A product review from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums on the compact, venturi pump driven, in-tank installation Aqua Medic Turboflotor 750 Protein Skimmer suitable for aquariums up to 100 gallons in size.

Red Sea Berlin Classic Protein Skimmer Product Review
The Red Sea Berlin Classic is a well constructed, dependable venturi driven skimmer that is suitable for tanks up to 250 gallons in size and can be mounted in or alongside the tank or sump, but may be tricky to set up and maintain.

Red Sea Berlin HO Protein Skimmer Product Review
The Berlin HO model is a venturi driven Berlin skimmer, designed to hang directly on the tank or sump. This model works well for the hobbyist that has limited space or who would prefer not to use a sump. Same features as the Berlin Classic.

CPR Cyclone Bak-Pak Series Protein Skimmers - Guide Product Review
A product review from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums on the CPR Cyclone Bak-Pak Series Protein Skimmers. These are compact hang-on-tank combination protein skimmer and aquarium biological filtration units that are suitable for aquariums 60 and 100 gallons in size, or multiple units can be used for larger tanks.

ETSS Super Reef Devil Protein Skimmer Product Review
This well constructed downdraft skimmer comes with a required powerhead for operation, and its super small compact size allows it to fit easily into most any sump. Suitable for small to medium sized tanks up to 150 gallons.

Lee's Counter Current Protein Skimmer Product Review
The Lee's skimmer is a bare bones, easy to set up and maintain, inexpensive in-tank skimmer that comes preassembed and includes a limewood air stone. All that is needed is an air pump to get it running and start producing good quality foam. Available in three sizes for tanks up to 30, 60 or 90 gallons.

Dry-Tabs Test Kits by Aquarium Pharmaceuticals Product Review
By Aquarium Pharmaceuticals, these dry tablet reagent test kits are a top choice of many aquarists that maintain a fish-only or FOWLR system, but are also favorable amongst reef keepers as well.

Liquid Test Kits by Aquarium Pharmaceuticals Product Review
Just as popular with aquarists as the Dry-Tab® line above, this line of test kits by Aquarium Pharmaceuticals uses liquid solution testing reagents.

Kordon AquaTru Test Kits by Novalek Product Review
With all the standard water tests available, this line from Novalek seems to be overlooked by many aquarists, but in our opinion can be considered comparable in almost every way with Aquarium Systems' test kits.

fasTest / Instant Ocean Aquarium Test Kits Review
Aquarium Systems has taken their ever-popular fasTesT Saltwater and SeaTest Reef lines of water testing kits and grouped them into one line, now named Instant Ocean® Test Kits. Nothing has changed about these products, except that rather than having to buy separate Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate, and Phosphate tests, these are now simply combined as two-in-one Ammonia-Nitrite and Nitrate-Phosphate kits. As before you can buy individual pH, Alkalinity, Calcium, and Copper tests, and multi-test kits.

Mini-Lab Series Test Kits by Red Sea Product Review
There are mixed reports on these test kits by Red Sea, from being great in all aspects, to the total opposite of being of poor quality and notoriously inaccurate. So are they a good choice, or bad?

SeaTesT Reef / Instant Ocean Aquarium Test Kits Review
Aquarium Systems has taken their ever-popular SeaTest Reef and fasTesT Saltwater lines of testing kits and grouped them into one line, now named Instant Ocean Test Kits. Nothing has changed about these products, except that rather than having to buy separate Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate, and Phosphate tests, these are now simply combined as two-in-one Ammonia-Nitrite and Nitrate-Phosphate kits. As before you can buy individual pH, Alkalinity, Calcium, and Copper tests, and combination multi-kits.

Kent Marine Bare Bones TFC R.O. Product Review
Kent Marine Bare Bones TFC R.O. Product Review

Kent Maxxima R.O./D.I Units Product Review
Kent Maxxima R.O./D.I Units Product Review

Poly-Bio-Marine PMA-1 Molecular Absorption Product
Poly-Bio-Marine PMA-1 Molecular Absorption Product

Spectrapure 3 Stage MaxPure MPRO R.O. Product Review
Spectrapure 3 Stage MaxPure MPRO R.O. Product Review

Ultralife Crystal Clear R.O. Unit Product Review
Ultralife Crystal Clear R.O. Unit Product Review

Natural Wave WavemakerTimer Product Review
Natural Wave WavemakerTimer Product Review

Ocean Currents Wave & Current Generators Product Review
Ocean Currents Wave & Current Generators Product Review

Pulse-It Variable Pulse Wave Maker Product Review
Pulse-It Variable Pulse Wave Maker Product Review

About Angelfishes - Family Pomacanthidae Identification Information - Angelfish Family Facts
An overall fish family group identification profile about Angelfishes, here you'll find information about the three basic categories that Family Pomacanthidae fishes fall into, how to possibly determine the sex of Flame and other Angels as male or female for pairing, and more about the identification of saltwater Angelfishes.

Black and White Bandit Angelfish Profile - Aquarium Care and More Black and White Bandit Angel Information
An aquarium fish profile on the Black and White Bandit Angelfish (Holacanthus arcuatus), including a picture with identification, characteristics, compatibility, diet, feeding, and more information on the rare and distinctive saltwater Black and White Bandit Angel.

Lemonpeel Angelfish - Guide Saltwater Fish Facts & Information
Facts, Information, profile and captive aquarium care rating on the Lemonpeel Angelfish (Centropyge flavissimus) of the Family Pomacanthidae from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums. Facts & Information

Potter's Angelfish - Guide Saltwater Fish Facts & Information
Facts, Information, profile and captive aquarium care rating on the Potter's Angelfish (Centropyge potteri) of the Family Pomacanthidae from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums. Facts & Information

Auriga Butterflyfish - Guide Saltwater Fish Profile
Auriga Butterflyfish Guide Saltwater Fish Profile - Learn about the indentifcation, distribution, habitat, characteristics, compatibility, diet, feeding and more on the Auriga or Threadfin Butterflyfish (Chaetodon aurgia). One of the more sensitive and delicate Chaetodontidae family Butterflyfishes, this is not a fish recommended for beginners.

Butterflyfish Family Chaetodontidae Identification - Guide Saltwater Fish Profile
Butterflyfish Family Chaetodontidae Identification Guide Saltwater Fish Profile - Phylum, Class, Order, Genera classification and other identification information on fishes of the Chaetodotidae family, which includes species of Genus Chaetodon, Forcipiger, Heniochus, Hemitaurichthys, Prognathodes, and Chelmon, as well as more listed under other valid genera or synonym names.

Butterflyfish Family Chaetodontidae Notes From Your Guides - Guide Saltwater Fish Profile
Butterflyfish Family Chaetodontidae Notes From Your Guides - Conclusion profile notes from Debbie and Stan Hauter about selecting Butterflyfishes of the Chaetodontidae family for saltwater aquariums and reef tanks. Although a few species are considered to be good starters, most others are best kept by a well experienced or advanced aquarist because they often do not adjust well to aquarium life. Providing the proper habitat plays an important role in keeping this fish as well.

Dragon Moray Eel | Fish Profile
A saltwater fish profile and captive aquarium care rating on the Dragon Moray Eel (Enchelycore or Muraena pardalis) of the Family Muraenidae from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums.

Hawaiian Red and White Striped Squirrelfish - Guide Saltwater Fish Profile
Hawaiian Red and White Striped Squirrelfish Guide Saltwater Fish Profile - A profile about the indentifcation, distribution, habitat, characteristics, compatibility, diet, feeding and more on the common Red and White Striped Squirrelfish (Sargocentron xantherythrum), an endemic species to the Hawaiian area that is a very hardy, schooling, peaceful saltwater aquarium community starter fish for beginners.

Black and White Wrasse Fish Profile - Information on Black and White Wrasses
Black and White Wrasse Fish pictures with identification, characteristics, compatibility, diet, feeding, more aquarium care and profile information about juvenile, sub-adult, adult female and male Black and White Wrasses (Coris flavovittata).

Aiptasia Anemones Profile
Aiptasia Anemones Profile | Identification, distribution, habitat, size, characteristics, reproduction, diet, aquarium suitablity, and more information about aiptasia anemones. Prolific anemones that can overrun a closed saltwater aquarium system in a very short period of time by multiplying and spreading quickly, these stinging animals are considered to be a dangerous nuisance or pest because they will attack and kill other types of anemones, sea mats, zoanthids, polyps, most types of corals.

Green Whitespotted Puffer
A photo with identification, characteristics and care information about the Green Whitespotted Puffer, aka Stars and Stripes Puffer (Arothron hispidus)

Poly-Filter Pad Material Product Review
A Product Review of Poly-Filter Pad Material.

Rapids Mini Canister Filter Product Review - Rapids Mini Canister Filter Product Review
Rapids Mini Canister Filter Product Review. This small 3 stage canister filter works well for nano and micro aquariums. It makes possible the variety of types of filtration (mechanical, chemical, biological) normally only available for larger aquarium systems.

Definition of the term: Dissolved Oxygen. The term Dissolved Oxygen is defined as it relates to saltwater, marine aquariums
Definition of the term: Dissolved Oxygen. The term Dissolved Oxygen is defined as it relates to saltwater, marine aquariums

Definition of the word: caustic. The word caustic is defined as it relates to saltwater, marine aquariums
Definition of the word: caustic. The word caustic is defined as it relates to saltwater, marine aquariums.

Definition of the term: Dissolved Organic Compounds. The term Dissolved Organic Compounds is defined as it relates to saltwater, marine aquariums
Definition of the term: Dissolved Organic Compounds. The term Dissolved Organic Compounds is defined as it relates to saltwater, marine aquariums.

Definition of the term: calcium hydroxide. The term calcium hydroxide is defined as it relates to saltwater, marine aquariums
Definition of the term: calcium hydroxide. The term calcium hydroxide is defined as it relates to saltwater, marine aquariums.

Definition of the word: deionize. The word deionize is defined as it relates to saltwater, marine aquariums
Definition of the word: deionize. The word deionize is defined as it relates to saltwater, marine aquariums

Feather Duster Marine Tube Worm Profile - Facts, information and pictures of the Feather Duster Marine Tube Worm (Sabellastarte sp.)
Feather Duster Marine Tube Worm Profile - Facts, information and pictures of the Feather Duster Marine Tube Worm (Sabellastarte sp.) including feeding and characteristics.

Black and White Percula Clownfish Profile
A profile of the Black and White Percula Clownfish including: Scientific Name, Other Common Names, Identification, Distribution, Average Size, Habitat, Minimum Tank Size Suggested, Reef Tank Suitability, Preferred Host Anemone Species, Characteristics & Compatibility, Diet & Feeding, Guides Fish Care Ratings and Buy Direct links.

Cinnamon Clownfish (Amphirion melanopus) Profile
A Profile of the Cinnamon Clownfish (Amphirion melanopus) including: Scientific Name, Other Common Names, Identification, Distribution, Average Size, Habitat, Minimum Tank Size Suggested, Reef Tank Suitability, Preferred Host Anemone Species, Characteristics & Compatibility, Diet & Feeding, Guides Fish Care Ratings and Buy Direct links.

Clark's Clownfish (Amphirion clarkii) Profile
A Profile of the Clark's Clownfish (Amphirion clarkii), including: Scientific Name, Other Common Names, Identification, Distribution, Average Size, Habitat, Minimum Tank Size Suggested, Reef Tank Suitability, Preferred Host Anemone Species, Characteristics & Compatibility, Diet & Feeding, Guides Fish Care Ratings and Buy Direct links.

False Percula Clownfish Amphiprion ocellaris Profile
False Percula Clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris) Profile

Saddleback Clownfish (Amphiprion polymnus) Profile
A Profile of the Saddleback Clownfish (Amphiprion polymnus), including: Scientific Name, Other Common Names, Identification, Distribution, Average Size, Habitat, Minimum Tank Size Suggested, Reef Tank Suitability, Preferred Host Anemone Species, Characteristics & Compatibility, Diet & Feeding, Guides Fish Care Ratings and Buy Direct links.

Pink Skunk Clownfish (Amphipirion perideraion) Profile
A Profile of the Pink Skunk Clownfish (Amphipirion perideraion), including Scientific Name, Other Common Names, Identification, Distribution, Average Size, Habitat, Minimum Tank Size Suggested, Reef Tank Suitability, Preferred Host Anemone Species, Characteristics & Compatibility, Diet & Feeding, Guides Fish Care Ratings and Buy Direct links.

Tomato Clownfish (Amphiprion frenatus) Profile
Tomato Clownfish (Amphiprion frenatus) Profile which includes Scientific Name, Other Common Names, Identification, Distribution, Average Size, Habitat, Minimum Tank Size Suggested, Reef Tank Suitability, Preferred Host Anemone Species, Characteristics & Compatibility, Diet & Feeding, Guides Fish Care Ratings and Buy Direct links.

Percula Clownfish (Amphiprion percula) Profile
Percula Clownfish (Amphiprion percula) Profile

Blue Angelfish Profile - About Holacanthus bermudensis Care, Identification, Compatibility, Feeding and More
Is a Blue Angelfish right for you? Read this Holancanthus bermudensis profile to find out about this marine angel fishes ease or difficulty of care in aquariums, get identification, compatibility, feeding and more information before you decide.

Coral Beauty Angelfish Facts & Information
Facts and information about the Coral Beauty Angelfish which includes Diet & Feeding, Reef Tank Compatibility, Scientific Name, Size limits, Distribution, Habitat, and more. Coral Beauty Angelfish facts and information

Eibl's Angelfish Facts & Information
A species photo with Facts & Information, identification, characteristics, compatibility, diet, feeding, other aquarium care and profile information about the Eibl's Angelfish (Centropyge eibli) from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums.

Fisher's Angelfish Facts & Information
Facts, information and captive aquarium care rating on the Fishers' Angelfish (Centropyge fisheri) of the Family Pomacanthidae. This is a good hardy starter species that does well in saltwater aquariums with ample marine algae and other live rock growth present to constantly graze and feed on. Facts & Information

Swallowtail Angelfish Profile - About Genicanthus melanospilos Aquarium Care and More Information
Swallowtail Angelfish care, identification, characteristics, compatibility, diet, feeding and more profile information about the reef safe Genicanthus melanospilos. Other common names for this species include Japanese Swallowtail, Blackspot, Blackspot Lyretail, Spotbreast, and Zebra Angel.

Hawaiian Brown Slipper Lobster | Crustacean Profile
Hawaiian Brown Slipper Lobster | Crustacean Profile | View a picture and read identification, characteristics, diet, reef aquarium suitability, other care and profile information about the Brown Slipper Lobster (Parribacus antarcticus), a slipper lobster species that not only inhabits Hawaiian, but other tropical waters worldwide.

Canary Blenny (Meiacanthus oualanensis) Profile
A profile of the Canary Blenny (Meiacanthus oualanensis). Also known as Oualan Forktail Blenny, or Canary Fang Blenny, this fish is not entirely reef safe.

Highfin Blenny (Atrosalarias fuscus) Profile
A profile of the Highfin Blenny (Atrosalarias fuscus). Aquarium care information about this terrific microalgae eating fish.

Segmented Sailfin Blenny (Salarias segmentatus)
A profile of the Segmented Sailfin Blenny (Salarias segmentatus), a reef tank safe herbivore which gets along with other fish in your aquarium.

Striped Blenny (Meiacanthus grammistes) Profile
A profile of the Striped Blenny (Meiacanthus grammistes), also known as Gammistes Blenny, Striped Fang Blenny, or Striped Poison-Fang Blenny. This fish is reef safe other than feeding on small crustaceans.

Two Spot Bimaculatus Blenny (Ecsenius bimaculatus) Profile
A profile of the Two Spot Bimaculatus Blenny (Ecsenius bimaculatus). This beautiful Blenny is reef tank safe.

Bicolor Blenny (Ecsenius bicolor) Profile - Information about the Bicolor Blenny (Ecsenius bicolor)
A profile of the amusing Bicolor Blenny (Ecsenius bicolor), including diet & characteristic information. This reef tank safe fish is a terrific algae eater.

Black Barred Convict Goby (Priolepis nocturnus) Profile
A profile of the amusing Black Barred Convict Goby (Priolepis nocturnus) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Black Clown Goby (Gobiodon strangulatus) Profile
A profile of the Black Clown Goby (Gobiodon strangulatus) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Brown Clown Goby (Gobiodon spp.) Profile
A profile of the Brown Clown Goby (Gobiodon spp.) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Citrinis Clown Goby (Gobiodon citrinus) Profile
A profile of the Citrinis Clown Goby (Gobiodon citrinus) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Court Jester Goby (Amblygobius rainfordi) Profile
A profile of the colorful Court Jester Goby (Amblygobius rainfordi) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Diagonal Bar Prawn Goby (Amblyeleotris diagonalis) Profile
A profile of the terrific sand stirring Diamond Diagonal Bar Prawn Goby (Amblyeleotris diagonalis) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Diamond Sleeper Goby - Valencienna puellaris - Aquarium Goby Fish Care Profile
An aquarium fish care profile on the Diamond Sleeper Goby, Valencienna puellaris. Other names for this species include Orange Diamond, Orangespotted, Orange-Dashed Sleeper, Watchman or Shrimp Goby.

Banded Sleeper Goby (Amblygobius phalaena) Profile
A profile of the terrific sand stirring Banded Sleeper Goby (Amblygobius phalaena) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics and compatibility, diet and feeding, and Buy Direct links.

Engineer Goby (Pholidichthys leucotaenia) Profile
A profile of the terrific sand stirring Engineer Goby (Pholidichthys leucotaenia) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Golden Neon Goby (Elacatinus sp.) Profile
A profile of the Golden Neon Goby (Elacatinus sp.) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Gold Line Goby (Elacatinus horsti) Profile
A profile of the Gold Line Goby (Elacatinus horsti) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Green Clown Goby (Gobiodon atrangulatus) Profile
A profile of the Green Clown Goby (Gobiodon atrangulatus) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Hi Fin Red Banded Goby (Stonogobiops nematodes) Profile
A profile of the terrific sand stirring Hi Fin Red Banded Goby (Stonogobiops nematodes) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Neon Blue Goby (Elacatinus oceanops) Profile
Neon Blue Goby (Elacatinus oceanops) Profile

Orangemarked Goby (Amblygobius decussatus) Profile
A profile of the terrific sand stirring Orangemarked Goby (Amblygobius decussatus) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Orange Stripe Prawn Goby (Amblyeleotris randalli) Profile
A profile of the terrific sand stirring Orange Stripe Prawn Goby (Amblyeleotris randalli) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Orange Spotted Goby (Amblyeleotris guttata) Profile
A profile of the terrific sand stirring Orange Spotted Goby (Amblyeleotris guttata) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Panda Clown Goby (Paragobius lacunicolus) Profile
A profile of the Panda Clown Goby (Paragobius lacunicolus) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Pinkbar Goby (Cryptocentrus aurora) Profile
A profile of the terrific sand stirring Pinkbar Goby (Cryptocentrus aurora) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Pink Spotted Watchman Goby (Cryptocentrus leptocephals) Profile
A profile of the terrific sand stirring Pink Spotted Watchman Goby (Cryptocentrus leptocephals) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Red Head Goby (Elacatinus puncticulatus) Profile
A profile of the unusual looking Red Head Goby (Elacatinus puncticulatus), including scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, maximum size, diet & feeding, characteristics, compatibility, reef tank safety & Buy Direct links.

Sleeper Railway Glider Goby (Valenciennea helsdingeni) Profile
A profile of the terrific sand stirring Sleeper Railway Glider Goby (Valenciennea helsdingeni) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Sleeper Striped Goby (Valenciennea longipinnis) Profile
A profile of the terrific sand stirring Sleeper Striped Goby (Valenciennea longipinnis) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Cave Transparent Goby (Coryphopterus glaucofrenum) Profile
A profile of the amusing Black Barred Convict Goby (Priolepis nocturnus) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Tiger Watchman Goby (Valencienna wardii) Profile
A profile of the terrific sand stirring Tiger Watchman Goby (Valencienna wardii) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Two Spot Goby (Signigobius biocellatus) Profile
A profile of the terrific sand stirring Two Spot Goby (Signigobius biocellatus) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Wheeler's Watchman Goby (Amblyeleotris wheeleri) Profile
A profile of the terrific sand stirring Wheeler's Watchman Goby (Amblyeleotris wheeleri) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Yellow Clown Goby (Gobiodon okinawae) Profile
A profile of the Yellow Clown Goby (Gobiodon okinawae) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Yellow Watchman Goby (Cryptocentrus cinctus) Profile
A profile of the terrific sand stirring Yellow Watchman Goby (Cryptocentrus cinctus) including: scientific name, other common names, identification, distribution, average size, habitat, minimum tank size suggested, reef tank suitability, characteristics & compatibility, diet & feeding and Buy Direct links.

Box Fish - ostraction meleagris Profile - A Profile of the Box Fish - ostraction meleagris
Male and female photos with a profile about the Boxfish species Ostraction meleagris found in Hawaiian waters, a fish they dubbed

Giant Elephant Ear/Giant Cup Mushroom Coral (Amplexidiscus fenestrafer) Guide Profile
A coral profile from your Guides Debbie and Stan on the Amplexidiscus fenestrafer, a soft species that is commonly named a Giant Cup or Giant Elephant Ear Mushroom Coral.

Soft Mushroom Corals ID and Care Profile
A photo with identification, captive care and other profile information about Soft Mushroom Corals (Genus Actinodiscus (=Discosoma) species). Other common names for these soft corals are Mushrooms, Mushroom Corals, Mushroom Anemones, and Disc Anemones.

Fungia Coral Profile
A coral profile on the Fungia (F. concinna, F. dania, F. echinata, F. fungitus, F. horrida, F. repanda, F. scutaria) coral, an LPS SPS species that is commonly named Disk Coral, Mushroom Coral, Plate Coral, Tongue Coral, Fungus Coral, Chinaman Hat Coral.

Protopalythoa Coral Profile
A coral profile on the Protopalythoa coral, a soft species that is commonly named Sea Mat, Button Polyps.

Pavona Coral Profile
A coral profile on the Pavona (P. cactus, P. clavus, P.decussata, P. explanulata, P. frondifera, P. praetorta, P. varians) coral, an LPS SPS species that is commonly named Cactus Coral, Lettuce Coral, Star Column Coral, Leaf Coral, Bark Cloth Coral.

Electric Orange Hermit Crab (Calcinus sp.) Facts and Information
Facts and Information about the Electric Orange Hermit Crab (Calcinus sp.), including: Scientific Name, Other Common Names, Identification, Distribution, Average Size, Habitat, Minimum Tank Size Suggested, Reef Tank Suitability, Characteristics & Compatibility, Diet & Feeding and Buy Direct links.

Halloween Hermit Crab (Ciliopagurus strigatus) Facts and Information
Facts and Information about the Halloween Hermit Crab (Ciliopagurus strigatus), including: Scientific Name, Other Common Names, Identification, Distribution, Average Size, Habitat, Minimum Tank Size Suggested, Reef Tank Suitability, Characteristics & Compatibility, Diet & Feeding and Buy Direct links.

Dwarf Yellow Tip Hermit Crab (Clibanarius sp.) Facts and Information
Facts and Information about the Dwarf Yellow Tip Hermit Crab (Clibanarius sp.) including: Scientific Name, Other Common Names, Identification, Distribution, Average Size, Habitat, Minimum Tank Size Suggested, Reef Tank Suitability, Characteristics & Compatibility, Diet & Feeding and Buy Direct links.

Electric Blue Hermit Crab (Calcinus elegans) Facts and Information
Facts and Information about the Electric Blue Hermit Crab (Calcinus elegans), including: Scientific Name, Other Common Names, Identification, Distribution, Average Size, Habitat, Minimum Tank Size Suggested, Reef Tank Suitability, Characteristics & Compatibility, Diet & Feeding and Buy Direct links.

Dwarf Red Tip Hermit Crab (Clibanarius sp.) Information
Facts and information about the Dwarf Red Tip Hermit Crab (Clibanarius sp.), including: Scientific Name, Other Common Names, Identification, Distribution, Average Size, Habitat, Minimum Tank Size Suggested, Reef Tank Suitability, Characteristics & Compatibility, Diet & Feeding and Buy Direct links.

Scarlet Reef Hermit Crab (Paguristes cadenati) Facts and Information
Facts and Information about the Scarlet Reef Hermit Crab (Paguristes cadenati), including: Scientific Name, Other Common Names, Identification, Distribution, Average Size, Habitat, Minimum Tank Size Suggested, Reef Tank Suitability, Characteristics & Compatibility, Diet & Feeding and Buy Direct links.

Dwarf Zebra Hermit Crab (Calcinus laevimanus) Facts and Information
Facts and Information about the Dwarf Zebra Hermit Crab (Calcinus laevimanus), including: Scientific Name, Other Common Names, Identification, Distribution, Average Size, Habitat, Minimum Tank Size Suggested, Reef Tank Suitability, Characteristics & Compatibility, Diet & Feeding and Buy Direct links.

Sally Lightfoot Crab Facts and Information - Information and Facts about the Sally Lightfoot Crab
Sally Lightfoot Crab Facts and Information - Information and Facts about the Sally Lightfoot Crab a reef tank safe crab.

Spotted Mandarinfish Profile
A photo with identification, characteristics, compatibility, diet, feeding, habitat, captive saltwater aquarium care, and more profile information on the Spotted Mandarinfish (Synchiropus picturatus).

Striped Mandarinfish Profile
A photo with identification, characteristics, compatibility, diet, feeding, habitat, captive saltwater aquarium care, and more profile information on the Spotted or Green Mandarinfish (Synchiropus splendidus).

Brown Whitespotted Puffer aka Guinea Fowl Puffer Profile - A Profile on the Brown Whitespotted Puffer aka Guinea Fowl Puffer
A photo with identification, characteristics and care information about the Brown Whitespotted Puffer, aka Guinea Fowl Puffer (Arothron meleagris).

Angel & Butterfly Diet Fish Food Profile
Angel & Butterfly Diet profile - Including Brand Name/Manufacturer, Ingredients, Claims and Recommended Feeding Instructions.

Aqua Yums Squid Flat Pack profile
Aqua Yums Squid Flat Pack fish food profile includes Manufacturer/Brand Name, Ingredients, Ad Quotes, Recommended Feeding Instructions

Bio-Blend Marine Carnivore Diet Profile
Bio-Blend Marine Carnivore Diet Profile

Fish and Invertebrate Foods and Feeding
Fish and Invertebrate Foods and Feeding - What foods are best for your fish and invertebrates as well as how to feed them.

Black Sand-Mopping Cucumber (Holothuria edulis) Profile
A profile of the Black Sand-Mopping Cucumber (Holothuria edulis), which

Tiger Tail Sea Cucumber (Holothuria thomasi) Profile
A profile of the Tiger Tail Sea Cucumber (Holothuria thomasi), the reef tank safe sand sifter which requires a deep sand bed for good health.

Seadragons Profile - Common and Weedy Seadragon Facts
A profile on the Common Seadragon (Phyllopteryx taeniolatus), and Weedy or Leafy Seadragon (Phycodurus eques), including classification, distribution, environment and diet information along with interesting facts about these two rare and unique species of tube-snouted fishes of southern Australia.

Brownbanded Bamboo Shark Profile - Information About Brownbanded Bamboo or Cat Sharks
More commonly known as the Brownbanded Bamboo Shark, it is because of the barbels at the mouth that look like a cat's whiskers that this shark is also called a Cat Shark. View a photo, learn about important needs in this shark's diet, its feeding habits, problem with common goiter disease, and more information about the care of the Brownbanded Bamboo Shark (Chiloscyllium punctatum) in aquariums.

Banded Coral Shrimp Profile - Stenopus hispidus and Other Species Facts and Information
Learn about Banded Coral Shrimps of the Stenopus species. This profile includes photos with identification, characteristics, compatibility, diet and more facts and information about these beautiful red and white banded marine shrimp.

Harlequin Shrimp - Hymenocera picta or elegans - Profile of the Harlequin Shrimp - Hymenocera picta or elegans
a photo with an identification, characteristics and diet profile about the Harlequin Shrimp, Hymenocera picta, also known as the Clown Shrimp.

Bumble Bee Snail (Engina sp.) Profile
A profile of the Bumble Bee Snail (Engina mendicaria), a sand sifting snail which helps stir the substrate in a deep sand bed aquarium.

How To Paint an Aquarium Background
Instead of using the standard stick or tape on type imaged or colored aquarium background, we chose to paint the two outside walls of our 92g reef tank with a beautiful complimentary color. The usual black, blue, or reef scene backgrounds one has to choose from can be boring, and this is a quick and simple way to cover the back of glass or acrylic aquariums to hide equipment from view, as well as add a splash of color. Here's how to paint an aquarium background.

How To Give Fish a Freshwater Dip or Bath
One of the simplest and fastest ways to reduce and eliminate the numbers of all types of ich organisms, as well as flukes and lice that are parasitici on saltwater fishes is to give them a quick freshwater dip or bath. This method of hyposalinity is very effective, takes little time to prepare for, and is strongly recommended as the first step in treating ich diseased fish prior to placing them into a QT for long term treatment with the proper medication for what ails them. Here's How:

How To Treat an Aquarium with Hyposalinity - Rearing a saltwater aquarium with hyposalinity
Hyposalinity is a simple, effective, and natural way to help rid marine fish and fish-only aquariums of ich infestations, without harming the animals or the system. When the amount of salt in water is lowered, it results in a lowering of the

How To Prevent Aquarium Sump Overflows
How To Prevent Aquarium Sump Overflows during power outages or sump pump failures. Simple step by step instructions for preventing your sump from overflowing.

DIY Reef Type Fluorescent Light Hood Plans For Saltwater Aquariums
An easily made DIY Reef Type Fluorescent Light Hood Plans For Saltwater Aquariums which can take VHO fluorescent or Power Compact lights.

DIY (Do It Yourself) Auto Top Off
Easy, inexpensive DIY Do It Yourself Auto Top Off that is truly automatic. Includes plans, parts list, instructions and pictures to help you install this automatic aquarium top off system. DIY Do It Yourself Auto Top Off plans.

DIY Water Top-Off System Project
An automatic, hassle-free way to easily replace water evaporation in a saltwater aquarium, as well as add trace elements or supplements to a reef tank.

How To Treat Ich Diseased Fish with Formalin
Formaldehype is most effective at ridding fish of common parasitic protozoan Black Spot, Clownfish, and White Spot marine ich infestations, as well as flukes, lice, and fungal diseases that both fresh and saltwater fishes can contract. Although a toxic chemical that is hazardous in its pure form, by purchasing and using a standard over-the-counter formalin product, typically a 37% solution of formaldehype diluted with water, it's rather easy to treat ich diseased fish. Here's How:

How To Submit a Saltwater Aquaria Photo for Display | Email Instructions
How To Submit a Photo for Display | Information and instructions for how to submit a photo to your Saltwater Aquarium Guides for review, and consideration of the picture being included as a future photo contest entry, as well as added to the many photo galleries for display.

December 2006 Coral Photo Contest
Starting with Entry #1 - Sheryl Smith's Elegant Coral picture, enjoy the variety of beautiful reef coral photos submitted by visitors at About Saltwater Aquariums that were chosen by your Guides as entries in the December 2006 Coral Photo Contest. Be sure to view all 10 pictures, vote for your favorite entry, as well as check the voting results at any time.

November 2006 Photo Contest - Entry #1 Brian Whitico's 20g Reef Tank
Starting with Entry #1 - Brian Whitico's 20g Reef Tank, view all 10 of the beautiful reef tank photos, vote for your favorite picture, and check the voting results of the November 2006 Reef Tank Photo Contest at About Saltwater Aquariums. Photos submitted by Brian Whitico, Matthew McGhee, Peter and Christy Tyrrells, Alex Verdiant, Derek Day, Marvin Hohweiler, Tommy Davey, Jason Madsen, Reimon Medina, and John Pappas were chosen by your Guides as entries in this contest.

Catherine Harlow's 145g Half-Cyclinder Reef Tank Photo Tour
Catherine Harlow's 145g Reef Tank Photo Tour

DIY Glass Aquarium Building Tips | About Glass Quality, Characteristics, and Thickness
DIY Custom Glass Aquarium Building Tips - Page 1 - An Introduction from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums on how to calculate the correct thickness of glass to use when building your own DIY glass aquarium, which includes considerations on the quality and characteristics of the choice of material as well.

DIY Custom Glass Aquarium Building Tips - Page 2 - How To Economize on Construction, and Other Constructing Tips
DIY Custom Glass Aquarium Building Tips - Page 2- Tips from your Guides to Saltwater Aquariums on how to economize and save time and money on construction of a do it yourself custom glass tanks, as well as other other helpful constructing tips.

DIY Custom Glass Aquarium Building Tips - Page 3 - Other Construction Tips
DIY Custom Glass Aquarium Building Tips - Page 3 - Tips from your Guides to Saltwater Aquariums on how to economize and save time and money on construction of a do it yourself custom glass tanks, as well as other other helpful constructing tips.

Buying Gifts For an Aquarist
When trying to figure out what to give someone that owns a saltwater or a freshwater aquarium, like buying a gift for anyone, it's not unusual to get stuck for ideas. From the information provided here about ways to easily find out what an aquarium keeper you know wants or needs, how to make a gift giving ideas shopping list from the many equipment and supply items suggested, along with other items you can give any aquarist, you shouldn't have trouble finding the right gifts.

Simple Saltwater Aquarium Do-It-Yourself DIY Wavemaker - Simple Saltwater Aquarium Do-It-Yourself DIY Wavemaker
Here is a simple DIY wavemaker for your saltwater aquarium. Taking only a few minutes to make, all that is required are a couple of powerheads and some PVC pipe and fittings.

An Easy Way to Decide What Animals to Choose for a Saltwater Aquarium
When you are making plans for setting up a new saltwater aquarium, one of the phases of this process is to decide what types of fish, crustaceans and invertebrates you might like to put in it when the time comes to add livestock. The simpliest way to do this is to start by making a livestock species wish-list, which can be used to then put together a suitable group or community of animals for your aquarium. Here's How:

DIY Christmas Fish Card Art Designs by Debbie
Have fun mixing and matching the pictures, text art messages, other Santa Yellow Tangs and Humu-Humu Ho-Ho content in my DIY Christmas Fish Card Art collections to make your own greeting cards, invitations or other personal holiday celebration items. In the Santa Yellow Tangs collection I have included several template style images for making wrapping paper, and even one to simply print and cut out gift name tags to put on your packages.

The Waikiki Aquarium - About Our Tour With J. Charles Delbeek
Our tour of the Waikiki Aquarium with J. Charles Delbeek both inside the aquarium and behind the scenes.

How To Separate Aquarium Pets During a Move
When fish and motile invertebrates are in an aquarium there are plenty of places where they can hide to keep away from and avoid conflicts with other tankmates. However, if you are moving and have to transport aquarium pets to a new location, when placed into a container where they are freely-swimming about together with no cover present, harassment and fighting will occur amongst some species. To avoid this problem, here is an easy way to pack-up and keep the animals separated during transit.

Buying Books Online Quick Tip - The Importance of Checking ISBN#s
A Quick Tip from your Guides on the Importance of Checking the ISBN Number assigned to a publication when shopping for, comparing prices, and buying saltwater aquarium or other books from online bookstores or suppliers.

How To Cure Live Rock in a New Saltwater Aquarium
Curing live rock in a separate curing setup is the best way to handle it before placing it into a new saltwater system you are just starting. Unfortunately this is not always practical for everyone, as you may not have the extra room or equipment to do so. If the only container you have to work with to cure live rock in is the tank you are setting up as your main aquarium, here is a simple way to cure it inside the aquarium, preferably before you add substrate and start aquascaping the rocks.

How To Cure Live Rock in a Separate Curing Set Up
The breakdown of the organisms that reside on uncured and even cured live rock contributes to the accumulation of excess organic matter in any saltwater aquarium system. In turn this will cause a build-up or spike in ammonia, which you do not want. To help avoid this and other problems that can arise, here is a standard method for curing live rock BEFORE placing it into an established or a newly set up aquarium for use. It's easy to do, beneficial, and takes just a few items to set it all up.

How To Preclean Live Rock Before Using It
When uncured and even

Arranging Non-Living & Live Rocks - Aquascaping Rocks Help Tips
The rocks you put into an aquarium are not only decorative, but they provide housing for the fish and other animals in the tank, shelter against agression that may occur from other tankmates, and are an important biological filtration source. Here are some helpful tips on what you can do to arrange either non-living or live rocks in a saltwater system for maximum efficiency when you are aquascaping or arranging rocks in your aquarium.

Raising Rocks Off-the-Bottom of the Tank - Aquascaping Rocks Help Tips
Before you add substrate to your saltwater aquarium and start arranging or aquascaping either non-living or live rocks you are planning to put into it, you should first consider raising the rocks up off-the-bottom of the tank. Why? Because by doing this the rocks will be somewhat elevated above the substrate itself, which provides several benefits to the health of your aquarium in the long run.

How To Tips for Feeding Saltwater Aquarium Fish and Invertebrates
How To Tips for Feeding Saltwater Aquarium Fish and Invertebrates | Why won't my Angelfish eat? Why is my tube worm's feathery crown shrinking? Why is my coral shriveling up? If you find yourself asking these or similar questions, you can learn how to feed saltwater aquarium fish, corals and other invertebrates in captivity with greater ease and success using these simple feeding tips from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums.

Kent Marine Full-Size R.O. TFC Unit Product Review
Kent Marine Full-Size R.O. TFC Unit Product Review Kent Marine Full-Size R.O. TFC Unit Product Review

How To Repair Small Leaks in Glass Aquariums in 9 Easy Steps
With a few inexpensive items and a little time you can easily repair small or minor leaks in a glass aquarium using these simple instructions from your Guides.

Daily Double Automatic Fish Feeder Product Review
This is a simple to operate auto feeder. Battery powered, it feeds twice per day for up to 4 weeks. There is no moisture control feature included with this feeder. If you are looking for a bare bones, no frills automatic feeder that is almost fool proof, this might be the feeder for you.

How To Build a Simple DIY Aquarium Trap
Here is a simple do-it-yourself aquarium trap you can build and use to easily capture and remove fish, as well as modify to catch common saltwater aquarium pests with, such as problem crabs, bad type errant bristle or fireworms, and mantis shrimps.

How To Clean & Rejuvenate Old Air Stones
Save some pennies by learning how to clean and rejuvenate old clogged air stones to reuse them with these simple instructions from your Guides.

How To Make a Simple PVC Tap Water Purification Filter
If you are using fresh tap water as the source to make-up aquarium saltwater or top-off your system with, here are easy to follow instructions for making a simple PVC constructed tap water filter that can achieve about the same purification results as with a more costly commerical TWP (Tap Water Purifier).

How To Clean Dirty Bio-Balls
It is NOT the bio-balls in a wet/dry trickle or other type of biological filter that go BAD! Just like with an undergravel filter, it is the

Precision Marine Calcium Reactor - Guide Product Review
A review on Precision Marine Calcium Reactors from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums. These high quality calcium reactors come in two sizes, for up to 400 gallon and 700 gallon tanks, and have received high praise from users. The design and quality material utilized in construction of the units assures years of trouble free use.

Knop C Calcium Reactor - Guide Product Review
A review and 5 star rating from your Guides to Saltwater Aquariums on the Knop C Calcium Reactor, a piece of reef tank equipment that delivers calcium and other necessary minerals to aquarium water, is easy to set up and calibrate, requiring only an adjustment of the bubble and drip rates.

Hagen Tronic Submersible Aquarium Heaters Product Review
Hagen Tronic submersible aquarium heaters are well built electronic units that come in five (25 to 300) wattages. These heaters are easy to use and garner high satisfaction among consumers.

Rena Cal Excel Submerisible Aquarium Heaters Product Review
Rena Cal Excel submersible aquarium heaters manufactured by Aquarium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. are well constructed, using high quality components. They are easily adjusted to maintain the temperature within 1°F (from 66°F to 90°F).

Tetra Submersible Aquarium Heaters Product Review
The Whisper and HT model submersible heaters by Tetra are designed specifically for heating small aquariums of 2 to 30 gallons in size. Both models are durable and simple to operate, especially the HT units, because these have an electronic thermostat that automatically adjusts heat output to keep the water at a constant 78°F. All you have to do is put it in the aquarium and plug it in! If you need to heat a mini or nano reef tank, one of these Tetra heaters would be ideal.

Visi-Therm Deluxe Submersible Aquarium Heaters Product Review
The Visi-Therm Deluxe submersible aquarium heaters by Marineland yield high praise from consumers. They are reported to be very accurate, durable, well built heaters which heat evenly and consistently. The temperature control is easy to use and adjusts accurately.

Rena Air Pump Product Review - Rena Air Pump Product Review
The Rena Air Pumps are well constructed, quiet running, high output units. The larger units have flow control and are highly recommended by users.

Rena FilStar XP Series Canister Filters - Product Review
Available in three models, the Rena FilStar XP Series Canister Filters by Aquarium Pharmaceuticals are multi-stage, bypass-free systems that are highly efficient and versatile. With features such as a unique one-step water shut off and disconnect control lever, multi-use filtration baskets with easy lift out handles, and many others, they are said to be easy to install, use and maintain.

Rainbow Lifegard Modular Filters Product Review
Rainbow Lifegard specializes in the manufacturing of aquarium filtration equipment and accessories. Therefore, the top quality construction and design, as well as the many other special features of Rainbow's two high pressure modular units make them an extremely efficient, versatile and popular choice when it comes to picking a heavy duty, top of the line canister type filter.

Marineland Magnum 220 & 350 Canister Filters - Guide Product Review
The Magnum 220 & 350 by Marineland are the only filters of their kind with a patented self-priming bottom-mounted motor design. The micron pleat cartridge and carbon/media container can be used alone or together, and combined with the attachable Power Kleen Gravel Washer, the tank cleaning capabilities are unsurpassed by other canister filters. They are quite a workhorse!

Marineland H.O.T. Magnum Canister Filter - Guide Product Review
Another great canister filter by Marineland, the Magnum H.O.T. (Hang-On-Tank) model is 250 GPH flow rate certified. This canister combines the power and versatility of the same micron/carbon features of a full sized Magnum, but in a compact unit that is designed to hang on the back of the aquarium. This is an ideal canister for single or multiple tank clean ups.

Renaissance Prime Canister Filters Product Review
Confused on the similarities between the Renaissance Primes and Proquatics canister filters, appearing to be the exact same canisters made by Hydor, we contacted Renaissance International. Having been out of business for many years, we did confirm that these canisters ARE the same, just with a different name. The old Renaissance Primes are now Proquatics Canister Filters.

Maxi-Jet Powerheads - Guide Review
Users have found that the Maxi-Jets by Aquarium Systems are not only excellent units for any aquarium job, they are also one of the few units which can withstand the constant on/off strain of being used with a wavemaker.

Product Review - Powersweep Powerheads/Wavemakers
Powersweep Powerheads are the only automatic rotating powerheads on the market. Requiring no extra electronics, these units are the most inexpensive wavemakers available. Although users reported that the first production models were experiencing problems, the later models seem to be functioning much better.

Precision Marine AP Series Protein Skimmers - Guide Product Review
Precision Marine AP 426 and 626 Series Protein Skimmers - Read a product review and compare prices on these well built and constructed protein skimmers that are air pump and limewood diffuser driven counter-current units designed for in-sump installation in saltwater aquariums and reef tank systems.

FAQ - Do I Add Salt or Fresh Top-Off Water to My Saltwater Aquarium?
Here's the answer to the question, when the water level drops in my saltwater aquarium, am I supposed to add salt or fresh top-off water?

FAQ - Biological Cycle and Using Biozyme?
FAQ - Biological Cycle and Using Biozyme? Answer to a question about the biological cycle and using Biozyme tank starter.

Cycling a Saltwater Aquarium - How to Cycle a Saltwater Aquarium
Cycling a Saltwater Aquarium - How to Cycle a Saltwater Aquarium - Different methods for cycling a saltwater aquarium.

Before You Buy a Heater - Saltwater Aquariums Guide Buying Tips
Inexpensive or poorly constructed aquarium heaters can over heat and cook your tank critters, cause stray voltage, as well as create other problems. Knowing what features to look for in a heater can protect you and your wet pet friends. Before you buy an aquarium heater, read these important pro and con consideration buying tips from your Guides to Saltwater Aquariums.

Before You Buy Test Kits - Saltwater Aquariums Guide Buying Tips
The two basic forms of dry chemical reagents used in test kits are dry powders and tablets, and then there are liquid solutions. Before you buy test kits to use for testing the water quality parameters in your saltwater aquarium or reef tank system, here are some pros and cons to consider about the various types of test kits to choose from.

Before You Buy an Automatic Fish Feeder - Saltwater Aquariums Guide Buying Tips - Before You Buy an Automatic Fish Feeder
Before you buy an automatic feeder you need to think about what type of food you will be putting inside, such as flakes, pellets, freeze-dried, or a variety, how long the feeder will run before having to be refilled, and if you are going to feed more than once per day. Some foods tend to clump or go bad in high humidity, and since the feeder will be attached to a tropical degree saltwater aquarium, to help eliminate this problem it is wise to choose one that has a humidity protection feature.

Before You Buy a Protein Skimmer - Saltwater Aquariums Guide Buying Tips
Before You Buy Protein Skimmer tips from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums on the many types of protein skimmers there are to choose from, Hang-On Tank, In-Sump, and In-Tank models, and the good and bad points to consider before you buy one for your saltwater reef tank aquarium.

Before You Buy Basic Gifts for a Saltwater Aquarist - Saltwater Aquariums Guide Buying Tips
It really isn't that difficult to find an appropriate gift for an aquarist. There are always basic supplies that need to be replenished, such as test kit refills and air stones. Pieces of equipment wear out and require replacing over time. For this reason many aquarists option to keep back-up equipment on hand, such as a spare heater, thermometer, or salinity tester. Before you start buying gifts, consider these basic items suggested for the saltwater aquarist on your shopping list.

FAQ - How do I get rid of green hair algae? - How do I get rid of green hair algae?
FAQ - How to I get rid of green hair algae in my saltwater aquarium? FAQ - How to I get rid of green hair algae in my saltwater aquarium?

FAQ - My fish looks and is acting weird. What's wrong with it?
FAQ - My fish looks and and is acting weird. What's wrong with it?

FAQ - Live rock aquascaping, and adding Angelfishes
FAQ - Live rock aquascaping, and adding Angelfishes - Answers to questions on arranging live rock, and adding Angelfishes to a reef tank.

FAQ - What kind of live rock is the best to buy?
FAQ - What kind of live rock is the best to buy? What is the best kind of live rock to buy?

FAQ - Starting A Tank; How Many Gallons, Type of Filter, Etc.?
FAQ - Starting A Tank; How Many Gallons, Type of Filter, Etc.?

Before You Buy Mini-Aquarium Kit Considerations
Ask most any seasoned aquarists what size aquarium is good to start with for saltwater, and they will tell you that the larger the volume of water you are dealing with in an aquarium, the better. The primary reason? Because there are fewer concerns with environmental changes occurring rapidly. Smaller is not always easier, or better, and before you buy a mini-aquarium kit, here are important things you should consider about these compact all-in-one systems, because they are not for everyone.