Saltwater Aquariums Sitemap - Page 6 2016-09-26

Unicorn Tang Profile - Naso unicornis - Information
Photos, identification and care information about the Unicorn Tang (Naso unicornis). This somewhat drab fish is popular in many large saltwater aquariums.

Achilles Tang Profile
A photo with identification, characteristics, diet and more aquarium care profile information about the Achilles Tang (Acanthurus achilles).

Chevron Tang - Ctenochaetus hawaiiensis Care Information
A photo with identification, characteristics, compatibility, diet, feeding, and care information about the Chevron Tang (Ctenochaetus hawaiiensis).

Klein's Butterflyfish Profile
A Butterflyfish suitable for beginners, the Klein's Butterfly is a rather hardy and peaceful saltwater species that adapts well to aquarium life.

Auriga Butterflyfish - Guide Saltwater Fish Profile
Auriga or Threadfin Butterflyfish (Chaetodon aurgia) - Facts, care information and photos of the Auriga Butterflyfish.

Top Aquarium Kits
Ideal for anyone that would like to set up a saltwater system with ease, shop and compare prices on top pick complete aquarium kits and combo sets.

Top Bow Front & Hexagon Aquariums
Compare prices on the latest bow front and hexagon aquariums on the market. Bow front aquariums offer a wider, more panoramic view of everything in your tank.

Top Pick Aquarium Powerheads - With Descriptions
Not all aquarium powerheads are created equal. Some are only suitable for limited use, while others can be used to run aquarium equipment, such as protein skimmers, or used as a water pump. Taking the time to compare maintenance requirements, cost, features, and GPH flow rates on these top pick powerheads from your About.com Experts to Saltwater Aquariums will help you make a wise choice.

Quick Reference Help Desk
Find answers to questions and places to interact with other aquarists, define words and terms, convert weights and measures, and much more with this collection of saltwater aquariums topic FAQs, How To's, board, chat and club listings, quick reference dictionaries, glossaries, conversion charts, tables, calculators and other help tools.

More Ways to Start & Set Up an Aquarium - Web Resources
Here are more ways one can choose to set up a basic saltwater aquarium or advanced reef tank system from online Web resources.

Mini/Nano Saltwater Reef Aquarium LED Lighting
LED light fixtures for Mini/Nano Reef aquariums can be hard to find. Here are some of the best lights for smaller reef tanks that are actually affordable.

Top Saltwater Aquarium Lighting Products
This is the place to shop for and compare prices on all kinds of top quality basic saltwater and advanced reef aquarium lights and lighting products, such as power compact fixtures, ballast and retrofit kits, standard light hoods, and replacement bulbs.

The Many Uses of a Turkey Baster - A Handy Aquarium Cleaning and Feeding Tool
The lowly turkey baster (yup... like the one in your kitchen drawer) has a lot of uses in your saltwater aquarium. Cheap to buy, easy to use. Never be without one.

What Is a Fish Only With Live Rock Saltwater System?
A fish only with live rock (FOWLR) saltwater system is much like a fish-only system except that is has a lot more neat stuff, but no corals.

FAQ - Should I do a water change while my tank is cycling?
FAQ - Should I do a water change while my tank is cycling? The quick answer is

Convict Tang Profile - A Profile of the Convict Tang
A Profile and care information on the Convict Tang. Not one of the more popular aquarium fish, the Convict Tang is a reef tank safe saltwater fish.

Goldrim Tang (Acanthurus nigricans) Care Information
Goldrim Tang Profile and care information. The Goldrim Tang is a beautiful fish but may be a bit more difficult to keep than most other surgeonfish.

Why Did My Fish Die?
A simple explanation of the potential causes of fish deaths in a saltwater aquarium.

Powder Brown Tang Profile
A photo with identification, characteristics, compatibility, diet, feeding, and more aquarium care profile information about the Powder Brown Tang or Surgeonfish (Acanthurus japonicus).

Orange Shoulder Tang - Acanthurus olivaceus - Profile and Care Information
A photo with identification, characteristics, compatibility, diet, feeding, and more aquarium care profile information about the Orange Shoulder Tang (Acanthurus olivaceus).

Powder Blue Tang (Acanthurus leucosternon) Profile
A photo with identification, characteristics and care profile information about the Powder Blue Tang or Surgeonfish (Acanthurus leucosternon).

Eheim 3581 Feed-Air Digital Automatic Feeder Product Review
Eheim 3581

Poly-Filter Pad Material Product Review
Poly-Filter Pads, made by Poly Marine are highly adsorbent chemical filter media pads which remove impurities, medications and phosphate from aquarium water.

Nitrate Reduction Products - Supplier Resources
A collection of online supplier listings where you shop for and buy various types of denitrator units, chemical compounds, absorption and other types of products used for nitrate reduction in saltwater and reef aquariums.

Lights & Lighting Systems Information
From standard fluorescent to VHO tubes, to power compact, metal halide and other advanced lighting set ups, how does an aquarist determine which type of light to use, and how much? Although there are a few basic guidelines to follow, each aquarist has to evaluate what is in their tank, and then research all the lighting options available to choose one that is best for particular saltwater system.

Reef Tank LED Lighting
The newest saltwater aquarium LED lights on the market. Whether setting up a new reef tank, or upgrading an old one, compare prices and save money.

Soft Mushroom Corals ID and Care Profile
Mushroom Corals (Genus Actinodiscus (=Discosoma) species) are perfect for a beginner reef tank. Requiring low to moderate lighting and less than perfect water conditions, almost anyone can successfully keep a tank full of these colorful corals.

Aquarium Pharmaceuticals RENA LG100 Automatic Fish Feeder Product Review - Aquarium Pharmaceuticals RENA LG100 Automatic Fish Feeder Product Review
Aquarium Pharmaceuticals RENA LG100 Automatic Fish Feeder Product Review include features, description and pros and cons.

Sample 55g FOWLR Saltwater Tank
Here is a plan for a 55g FOWLR (Fish Only With Live Rock) tank. This set up includes a tank, filtration, power head, light hood and a list of fish and invertebrates which are colorful and actually get along with each other.

Reaction 4-Stage Canister Filter Product Review - Reaction 4-Stage Canister Filter Product Review
The JBJ Reaction 4-Stage Canister Filter Product Review includes a description, pros, cons

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.

Reef Tank Photo Galleries - Marine Aquarium Pictures
This Reef Tank Photos Galleries Index provides easy access to the Top Reef Tank Photos Galleries. Here are the best of reef tank aquarium pictures.

Top Show-Size Display Aquariums - Top Show-Size Display Aquariums
Here are the top show-size display aquariums on the market. Most of these tanks are plug-n-play, including all of the equipment needed to set the tank up and get it running.

Top T-5 HO Saltwater Aquarium Light Fixtures - T-5 HO Saltwater Aquarium Reef Tank Light Fixtures
T-5 (T5) HO saltwater aquarium lights are state of the art fixtures used for reef tanks. The thin (5/8

How to Keep Rising Tank Temperature Down in Hot Weather
When you are unable to resolve an aquarium overheating issue because it is merely due to hot summer weather conditions, here are some simple but effective ways to temporarily bring down harmful rising tank temperatures and keep your aquarium inhabitants safe.

Aquarium Thermometer Comparisons and Buying Tips
From the simplest of styles starting at under $2.00 to moderately and higher priced units with automatic alerts and other special features, with the many different kinds of aquarium thermometers there are to choose from, which do you pick? Make an informed decision by reviewing the pro and con comparisons on each style of aquarium thermometer listed here.

Equipment and Supplies Information
Find out which pieces of equipment are considered to be necessary or optional when starting a saltwater aquarium and get more information on aquarium set up items by browsing the filters, heaters, lights, pumps, test kits, sea salt mixes and other standard equipment and supply categories listed here.

Saltwater Nitrifying Bacteria Tank Starters
Compare prices of Nitrifying Bacteria Tank Starters which are required for the biological filter in saltwater aquariums.

DIY (Do It Yourself) Aquarium and Tank Plans - Build Your Own Aquarium Tank -
Building your own aquarium or refugium is really quite simple. You can find most of the materials (glass, acrylic, wood) you will need locally. Here are resources to all kinds of DIY (Do It Yourself) plans for building aquariums and refugiums from glass, acrylic, plywood and/or other material combinations. You will also see how to repair small leaks or fix major tank damage. It's easy to learn how to build your own aquarium.

DIY Protein Skimmer Plans
From air to water pump driven hang-on, in-tank, and in-sump units, here is a large collection of do-it-yourself plans for making saltwater or reef aquarium counter-current, venturi, and downdraft protein skimmers or foam fractionators, as well as instructions on setting up surface skimmer and overflow box combination designs.

DIY Overflow Box Plans
A saltwater aquarium systems filtration set up that can be installed with or without standpipes, as well as plumbed in combination with a sump, protein skimmer or other filtering equipment, here is a collection of various do-it-yourself overflow box plan designs.

Triggerfish Pictures
Browse to enjoy and identify saltwater Triggerfishes through this gallery of Triggerfish species photos, most of which include name and often some profile information with the pictures.

DIY Acrylic Refugium
DIY Acrylic Refugium - DIY Acrylic Refugium plans, photos, parts list and instructions.

DIY Do Iy Yourself Acrylic Refugium
DIY Acrylic Refugium - DIY Acrylic Refugium plans, photos, parts list and instructions.

DIY Acrylic Refugium
DIY Acrylic Refugium - DIY Acrylic Refugium plans, photos, parts list and instructions.

DIY Acrylic Refugium
DIY Acrylic Refugium - DIY Acrylic Refugium plans, photos, parts list and instructions.

DIY Acrylic Refugium
DIY Acrylic Refugium - DIY Acrylic Refugium plans, photos, parts list and instructions.

DIY Acrylic Refugium
DIY Acrylic Refugium - DIY Acrylic Refugium plans, photos, parts list and instructions.

DIY Acrylic Refugium
DIY Acrylic Refugium - DIY Acrylic Refugium plans, photos, parts list and instructions.

DIY Acrylic Refugium
DIY Acrylic Refugium - DIY Acrylic Refugium plans, photos, parts list and instructions.

DIY Acrylic Refugium
DIY Acrylic Refugium - DIY Acrylic Refugium plans, photos, parts list and instructions.

DIY Acrylic Refugium
DIY Acrylic Refugium - DIY Acrylic Refugium plans, photos, parts list and instructions.

Coral Diseases & 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.

Caulerpa Algae
Commonly called Feather, Grape, and Razor Algae, learn about the identification, propagation and control of Caulerpa species macroalgae that are popular to cultivate in saltwater aquarium systems.

Sea Anemone Profiles
Here is a collection Sea Anemone family and species profile and facts, information and photo resources along with captive aquarium care information to learn about pesky Aiptasia, Clown/Anemonefish Host, Tube and many other types of Sea Anemones, most of which are stinging animals.

Cephalopods: Cuttlefish, Nautilus, Octopus & Squid Facts & Information
Facts and Information about Cuttlefishes, Nautiluses, Octopuses and Squids are mollusks and therefore are related to bivalves (clams, oysters, and scallops), gastropods, (snails and slugs) and other Mollusca phylum members. Although fascinating and intelligent animals, learn all you can about Cephalopods, because they are not easy to keep in saltwater aquariums. Facts and Information about Cuttlefishes, Nautiluses, Octopuses and Squids

Aquarium Product Manufacturers' Web Sites Index
From AETech to Wardley, browse this list of popular brand name manufacturers' Web sites to obtain information about all the products each company makes for the aquarium hobby, as well as locate authorized dealers, distributors, and stores where you can buy them.

Glass & Acrylic Aquariums/Tanks - Supplier Resources
Browse this list of online suppliers and stores to shop for and buy pre-manufactured brand name and custom-made glass or acrylic aquariums and various types of refugium tanks in all shapes and sizes.

Sea Life Theme Cards, Stationary & Other Paper Goods
A list of places where you can shop online for and buy items such as cards, note pads, stationary, envelopes, computer and specialty printer papers, personalized address labels, and many other types of paper goods that any sea life lover would enjoy receiving as a gift, as well as personally like to have for home or office use.

The Importance of Accurate Species Identification - Why Is It Important to Know the Latin Names of Marine Aquarium Animals?
It is not unusual to see marine fishes and invertebrates for sale in stores displayed only by common names, with no Latin, or what are known as scientific names posted. Why is this important? One problem with identifying marine animals properly is that many similar or look alike species are tagged with the same common name, which leads to their misidentification. This may lump an animal into a general category that does not pertain to that species care requirements. Here's a good example.

The Importance of Accurate Species Identification - Problem Marine Animal ID Communications from Robert Toonen
Regarding our Sally Lighfoot Crab photo misidentification mishap, through his communications with us about it, Robert Toonen also expressed further concerns about saltwater hobbyists not learning to identify fish and invertebrates accurately, and the problems this can cause, particularly when it comes to keeping inverts. Here's what he had to say. Page 2.

The Importance of Accurate Species Identification - Triggerfs! Another Example of Mis-Common Name Use Problems
When it comes to accurately identifying marine fishes and invertebrates kept in saltwater aquariums and reef tanks, Triggerfishes are another prime example of mis-common name use problems. Here's why. Page 3.

Fish invertebrate and coral foods and feeders.
Fish invertebrate and coral foods and feeders.

Top Aquarium Cleaning Tools - Saltwater Aquarium Maintenance Tools - Marine Aquarium Maintenance Tools
From magnetic algae scrapers to razor blade algae scrapers to algae scrub pads, there are some tools that make aquarium maintenance much easier. Here are some of the most efficient ones on the market, today.

Top Aquarium Products List - Gateway to Shop for Top Pick Aquarium Products
Organized into product categories to easily find what you are looking for, this is the place to start shopping for highly recommended books, filtration, lighting, maintenance and other popular top pick saltwater aquarium and reef keeping products.

Aquarium Natural Nitrate Reduction (NNR) Filtration Methods
NNR or denitrification in saltwater and reef tanks can be accomplished in many ways. From installing a denitrator unit, to using nitrate reduction products, to adding mangrove plants, live rock and sand alone or in combination with one another in a Berlin style or a Jaubert/Plenum filter system setup, learn all about these filtration and other methods used to reduce nitrate in aquariums naturally.

What Is A Saltwater Aquarium Berlin Filtration System?
What Is A Berlin Filtration System? Berlin filters have been used for years in reef tank systems since the 1960's. Beautiful in their simplicity, relatively inexpensive to create and virtually maintenance free, these filters have become quite popular over the years. What a Berlin filter is and how it works is explained.

Tang & Surgeonfish Profiles, Information, Facts, Pictures & Photos
Many fish in this family are delicate to keep, prone to contracting saltwater ich, and do not commune well together, but are some of the most popular fishes kept in saltwater aquariums. True natural algae eaters, here is a collection of species information, pictures, photos, characteristics, aquarium care, and other profile information to learn about Tangs and Surgeonfishes.

DIY Oak Aquarium Canopy - Materials
DIY Oak Aquarium Canopy - Materials required

DIY Oak Aquarium Canopy - Project Layout
DIY Oak Aquarium Canopy - Project Layout

DIY Oak Aquarium Canopy Construction
DIY Oak Aquarium Canopy Construction - Instructions for construction

DIY Oak Aquarium Canopy - Construction Part 2
DIY Oak Aquarium Canopy - Construction Part 2

DIY Oak Canopy Hints, Notes & Comments
DIY Oak Canopy Hints, Notes & Comments

DIY Oak Aquarium Canopy Oak Aquarium Canopy
Complete plans, tool list, material list, instructions, graphics and photos for building a DIY Oak Aquarium Canopy.

DIY Oak Aquarium Canopy Graphics Oak Aquarium Canopy Graphics
Complete graphics for the DIY Oak Aquarium Canopy

DIY Oak Aquarium Canopy Required Tools
DIY Oak Aquarium Canopy Required Tools

Assorted Mushrooms and Other Corals
Catherine Harlow's Corals #3. Saltwater Aquariums.

Catherine Harlow's Corals #4
Catherine Harlow's Corals #4. Saltwater Aquariums.

Red Trachuphylliidae Species Coral
Catherine Harlow Trachuphylliidae sp. #1

Green Trachuphylliidae Species Coral
Catherine Harlow Trachuphylliidae sp. #2

Bluespot Stingray 2
Catherine Harlow's Bluespot Stingray #2

Bluespot Stingray 1
Catherine Harlow's Bluespot Stingray

Full Aquarium View 2 - Catherine Harlow's 145g Half-Cyclinder Reef Tank Photo Tour
145g Half Circle Reef Tank Photo #2

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

DIY 2 X 4 Cabinet Frame - Do It Yourself 2 X 4 Aquarium Cabinet Frame
Tired of the off-the-wall aquarium cabinets? You can make the tank cabinet of your dreams. It all starts with the basic cabinet frame. Plans and assembly instructions for an aquarium cabinet frame made of common 2

DIY 2 X 4 Cabinet Frame - Do It Yourself 2 X 4 Aquarium Cabinet Frame
Tired of the off-the-wall aquarium cabinets? You can make the tank cabinet of your dreams. It all starts with the basic cabinet frame. Plans and assembly instructions for an aquarium cabinet frame made of common 2

DIY 2 X 4 Cabinet Frame - Do It Yourself 2 X 4 Aquarium Cabinet Frame
Tired of the off-the-wall aquarium cabinets? You can make the tank cabinet of your dreams. It all starts with the basic cabinet frame. Plans and assembly instructions for an aquarium cabinet frame made of common 2

DIY 2 X 4 Cabinet Frame - Do It Yourself 2 X 4 Aquarium Cabinet Frame
Tired of the off-the-wall aquarium cabinets? You can make the tank cabinet of your dreams. It all starts with the basic cabinet frame. Plans and assembly instructions for an aquarium cabinet frame made of common 2

Equipment for the Sample Fish Mix #1 Aquarium
Here is a sample of a marine aquarium and its livestock. This tank includes: a Seahorse, a Mandarinfish, a Firefish, Hermit Crabs and Snails. Also included are suggested filtration and tank information.

Sample Fish Mix #1 Livestock - Mandarin Dragonet
Here is a sample of a marine aquarium and its livestock. This tank includes: a Seahorse, a Mandarinfish, a Firefish, Hermit Crabs and Snails. Also included are suggested filtration and tank information.

Dwarf Blue Leg Hermit Crab
Here is a sample of a marine aquarium and its livestock. This tank includes: a Seahorse, a Mandarinfish, a Firefish, Hermit Crabs and Snails. Also included are suggested filtration and tank information.

Sample Fish Mix #1 Livestock - Turbo Snail
Here is a sample of a marine aquarium and its livestock. This tank includes: a Seahorse, a Mandarinfish, a Firefish, Hermit Crabs and Snails. Also included are suggested filtration and tank information.

Sample Fish Mix #1 Livestock - Seahorse
Here is a sample of a marine aquarium and its livestock. This tank includes: a Seahorse, a Mandarinfish, a Firefish, Hermit Crabs and Snails. Also included are suggested filtration and tank information.

Sample Fish Mix #1 Livestock - Firefish
Here is a sample of a marine aquarium and its livestock. This tank includes: a Seahorse, a Mandarinfish, a Firefish, Hermit Crabs and Snails. Also included are suggested filtration and tank information.

Sample of a Mix of Fish for a Saltwater Aquarium #1
Here is a sample of a marine aquarium and its livestock. This tank has been set up and running for some time. The tank includes: a Seahorse, a Mandarinfish, a Firefish, Hermit Crabs and Snails. Also included are suggested filtration and tank information.

Sample Fish & Invertebrate Mix #1
Here is a sample mix of fish and invertebrates which will actually get along in a saltwater aquarium.

Saltwater Tank Temperatures - Part 2 - What is the Optimal Temperature to Maintain?
Your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums discuss the wide range of opinions on what aquarists think a tank's optimal temperature should be maintained at.

Saltwater Tank Temperatures - Part 2 - What is the Optimal Temperature to Maintain?
Your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums discuss the wide range of opinions on what aquarists think a tank's optimal temperature should be maintained at. Page 2.

Making Money With Your Saltwater (Marine) Aquarium - How to Make Money With Your Saltwater (Marine) Aquarium
You can actually make money with your reef tank. Maybe not a lot, but you can easily make enough to pay for your hobby and have a lot of fun at the same time. Here is how you can make money by growing coral cuttings and live rock in your saltwater aquarium.

Making Money With Your Saltwater (Marine) Aquarium - How to Make Money With Your Saltwater (Marine) Aquarium
You can actually make money with your reef tank. Maybe not a lot, but you can easily make enough to pay for your hobby and have a lot of fun at the same time. Here is how you can make money by growing coral cuttings and live rock in your saltwater aquarium.

Making Money With Your Saltwater (Marine) Aquarium - How to Make Money With Your Saltwater (Marine) Aquarium
You can actually make money with your reef tank. Maybe not a lot, but you can easily make enough to pay for your hobby and have a lot of fun at the same time. Here is how you can make money by growing coral cuttings and live rock in your saltwater aquarium.

Making Money With Your Saltwater (Marine) Aquarium
You can actually make money with your reef tank. Maybe not a lot, but you can easily make enough to pay for your hobby and have a lot of fun at the same time. Here is how you can make money by growing coral cuttings and live rock in your saltwater aquarium.

How to Make Money With Your Saltwater Aquarium, Page 1
You can actually make money with your reef tank. Maybe not a lot, but you can easily make enough to pay for your hobby and have a lot of fun at the same time. Here is how you can make money by growing coral cuttings and live rock in your saltwater aquarium.

Making Money With Your Saltwater (Marine) Aquarium - How to Make Money With Your Saltwater (Marine) Aquarium
You can actually make money with your reef tank. Maybe not a lot, but you can easily make enough to pay for your hobby and have a lot of fun at the same time. Here is how you can make money by growing coral cuttings and live rock in your saltwater aquarium.

Making Money With Your Saltwater (Marine) Aquarium - How to Make Money With Your Saltwater (Marine) Aquarium
You can actually make money with your reef tank. Maybe not a lot, but you can easily make enough to pay for your hobby and have a lot of fun at the same time. Here is how you can make money by growing coral cuttings and live rock in your saltwater aquarium.

Making Money With Your Saltwater (Marine) Aquarium - How to Make Money With Your Saltwater (Marine) Aquarium
You can actually make money with your reef tank. Maybe not a lot, but you can easily make enough to pay for your hobby and have a lot of fun at the same time. Here is how you can make money by growing coral cuttings and live rock in your saltwater aquarium.

Saltwater Aquarium Care - Maintenance Software Programs
Resources to free and purchasable computer software programs that can help you easily care for and maintain a saltwater aquarium.

Choosing Rock Grades and Making Your Own Live Rock
Your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums discuss how not all grades of rock are conducive for aquaculturing live rock, and how to choose the right type of media for making your own rocks for live rock cultivation.

Where to Locate Your New Saltwater Aquarium
There are a number of considerations to keep in mind when deciding where to put your aquarium. Heating ducts, windows, furniture, traffic patterns, power outlet location and a number of other things all come into play. An aquarium full of water is not easy to relocate, so pick your tank location carefully.

Coil Denitrator Definition and Eliminating Nitrate
To accomplish nitrate reduction and eliminate the high levels of nitrate that build up in closed saltwater systems, you can buy a commercial denitrator unit that costs big bucks, is difficult to adjust, and requires feeding and monitoring to maintain proper operation. However, there is an alternative low-tech solution to very common nitrate woes. A simple coil denitrator! Find out what a coil denitrator is, and how it works to eliminate nitrate in any saltwater aquarium.

Reef Tank Janitors: Shrimps, True Crabs and Sea Urchins
Learn about species of saltwater shrimps, true crabs and sea urchins that make good or bad reef tank janitors.

Reef Tank Janitors - Shrimps, True Crabs & Sea Urchins
Learn what species of Sea Urchins make good or bad janitors in a saltwater reef tank. Page 3.

Reef Tank Janitors - Part 2 - Shrimps, True Crabs and Sea Urchins - Page 3 - About Sea Urchins
Learn what species of Sea Urchins make good or bad janitors in a saltwater reef tank. Page 4.

Reef Tank Janitors - Part 2 - Shrimps, True Crabs and Sea Urchins - Page 2 - About True Crabs
Learn about species of saltwater true crabs that make good or bad reef tank janitors. Page 2.

Sea Salt Mixes - Which Brand Is the Best to Buy?
When it comes to answering the age old question of which sea salt mix is best to buy for making up saltwater aquarium or reef tank system water, we cannot precisely say that one brand is better than another. Aside from what elements and compounds make up a salt mix, there are other factors to consider as well.

The Undergravel Filter Controversy
The Undergravel Filter Controversy - About Saltwater Aquariums Filtration - As modernization of aquarium filtration products advances, many aquarists feel the need for a UGF has long past.

Swallowtail Angelfish - Genicanthus melanospilos 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.

Lined Seahorse Profile - Facts, care info, pictures and more on the H. erectus seahorse
Facts, care information, pictures and more on the Lined or Erect Seahorse, Hippocampus erectus, a Western Atlantic seahorse that is one of the most common species in the aquarium trade.

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Reef System Lighting - What to Buy and Why
Don Carner discusses about Reef System Lighting: What to Buy & Why - Using Pre-Manufactured Hoods on Reefs, the pros and cons of using Metal Halides and Power Compacts.

Reef System Lighting - What to Buy and Why - Using Pre-Manufactured Light Hoods on Reefs
Don Carner discusses about Reef System Lighting: What to Buy & Why - Using Pre-Manufactured Hoods on Reefs, the pros and cons of using Metal Halides and Power Compacts. Page 2.

Reef System Lighting - What to Buy and Why - Using Power Compacts
Don Carner discusses about Reef System Lighting: What to Buy & Why - Using Pre-Manufactured Hoods on Reefs, the pros and cons of using Metal Halides and Power Compacts. Page 3.

Before You Buy a Protein Skimmer for a Saltwater Aquarium
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.

Powerheads in Saltwater Aquariums: Benefits
Using Powerheads For Water Circulation In A Saltwater Aquarium.

Using Powerheads For Water Circulation In Your Saltwater Aquariums
Using Powerheads For Water Circulation In A Saltwater Aquarium. Page 2.

Using Powerheads For Circulation in a Saltwater Tank
Using Powerheads For Water Circulation In A Saltwater Aquarium. Page 3.

How Much for a 10 Gallon Mini-Reef Clownfish Tank?
How much would it cost to set up a small 10 gallon mini-reef tank with clownfishes? Of course product prices will vary, but the total estimated cost to buy all the items listed here for setting up what we like to call a simple 10g Nemo and Friends aquarium, $273.00 to $348.00. These figures include lighting that will support soft corals, which can be added at any time, thus turning the aquarium into a true mini-reef. Here's a breakdown on everything:

Long Term Nitrate Reduction
Long Term Nitrate Reduction - How to Easily, Inexpensively and Permanently Reduce or Eliminate Nitrates in Saltwater Aquariums.

Reducing Ammonia Toxicity in a Saltwater Aquarium
Ammonia poisoning is a major cause of fish loss in marine aquariums, particularly during cycling. Here is a simple method to reduce the toxicity.

How To Get Rid of Red Slime Algae in Saltwater Aquarium
FAQ - How Do I Get Rid of Red Slime Algae? A solution and quick cure for Red Slime Algae in a saltwater aquarium. - How Do I Get Rid of Red Slime Algae? A solution and quick cure for Red Slime Algae in a saltwater aquarium.

Nemo and Friends 10g Mini-Reef Tank Picture - Photo of a Simple 10 Gallon Clownfish Mini-Reef Aquarium Set Up Ready for Corals
This little Nemo and Friends 10 gallon mini-reef tank does not yet have corals, but it is set up with lights for soft corals, which can be added at any time. Page 13.

Aiden's 15 gallon Nano Reef Tank Photo Picture
Aiden's 15g Nano Reef Tank with his with Purple Coralline Algae encrusted Live Rock, Candy Cane Corals, Zooanthus sp. Button & Green Star Polyps, Actinodiscus sp. Anemones, Aiptasia sp. (glass) anemones and a peppermint shrimp. Page 34.

Michael McClintock's 1 gallon Micro Reef Tank photo picture
Michael McClintock's photo of his incredible 1g Micro Reef Tank which includes a Percula Clown, Peppermint Shrimp, 2 Blue Hermit Crabs, a Colt Coral, Green Star Polyp frag and a Button Polyp. Michael uses a 10 watt 50/50 light, a 5 watt heater and the original undergravel filter that came with the tank.

DIY (Do It Yourself) Aquarium Cabinet & Stand Plans - DIY (Do It Yourself) Aquarium Cabinet & Stand Plans
A collection of DIY (Do It Yourself) plans for making flat, open style aquarium display stands, and cabinet designs that incorporate the use of closed cupboards below to place equipment in to keep stuff hidden that can often be unsightly. (Do It Yourself)

The 4 Basic Coral Requirements
All corals have 4 basic requirements which must be met in order to survive in captivity. The specific requirements vary by coral type and species, but the 4

Which Brand Sea Salt Mix is Best to Buy?
When it comes to answering the age old question of which sea salt mix is best to buy for making up saltwater aquarium or reef tank system water, we cannot

Diagram & Instructions
Here are plans and instructions for a DIY Do It Yourself Aquarium Water Chiller. A rather quick and inexpensive method for maintaining a steady system temperature, especially during those long hot summer months.

DIY Aquarium Chiller
Here are plans and instructions for a DIY Do It Yourself Aquarium Water Chiller. A rather quick and inexpensive method for maintaining a steady system temperature, especially during those long hot summer months.

DIY Do It Yourself Aquarium Chiller - Instructions
Here are plans and instructions for a DIY Do It Yourself Aquarium Water Chiller. A rather quick and inexpensive method for maintaining a steady system temperature, especially during those long hot summer months.

DIY Undergravel Filter Plans
DIY Under Gravel Filter (UGF) Plans for a Saltwater Aquarium. In 1989 we built 16 UGF's for our fish collection business holding tanks using Martin Moe's Marine Aquarium Handbook as a guide, making changes to fit our needs as we constructed them.

DIY Undergravel Filter (UGF) Plans for a Saltwater Aquarium
DIY Undergravel Filter Plans for a Saltwater Aquarium. In 1989 we built 16 UGF's for our fish collection business holding tanks using Martin Moe's Marine Aquarium Handbook as a guide, making changes to fit our needs as we constructed them.

DIY Undergravel Filter (UGF) Plans for a Saltwater Aquarium
DIY Undergravel Filter Plans for a Saltwater Aquarium. In 1989 we built 16 UGF's for our fish collection business holding tanks using Martin Moe's Marine Aquarium Handbook as a guide, making changes to fit our needs as we constructed them.

DIY Undergravel Filter (UGF) Plans for a Saltwater Aquarium
DIY Undergravel Filter Plans for a Saltwater Aquarium. In 1989 we built 16 UGF's for our fish collection business holding tanks using Martin Moe's Marine Aquarium Handbook as a guide, making changes to fit our needs as we constructed them.

DIY Undergravel Filter (UGF) Plans for a Saltwater Aquarium
DIY Undergravel Filter Plans for a Saltwater Aquarium. In 1989 we built 16 UGF's for our fish collection business holding tanks using Martin Moe's Marine Aquarium Handbook as a guide, making changes to fit our needs as we constructed them.

DIY Undergravel Filter (UGF) Plans for a Saltwater Aquarium
DIY Undergravel Filter Plans for a Saltwater Aquarium. In 1989 we built 16 UGF's for our fish collection business holding tanks using Martin Moe's Marine Aquarium Handbook as a guide, making changes to fit our needs as we constructed them.

DIY Undergravel Filter (UGF) Plans for a Saltwater Aquarium
DIY Undergravel Filter Plans for a Saltwater Aquarium. In 1989 we built 16 UGF's for our fish collection business holding tanks using Martin Moe's Marine Aquarium Handbook as a guide, making changes to fit our needs as we constructed them.

DIY Doser and Water Top-Off Unit Plans for Saltwater Aquariums
It is easy to build and install your own doser or aquarium water top-off set up, or buy a commercially built unit to automatically dose additives or replace water lost from evaporation.

Aquarium Dosers & Water Top-Off Units - Supplier Resources
Here is a list of online suppliers where you can shop for and buy all types of automatic dosers to introduce additives and other supplements to a saltwater or reef tank system, as well as replace evaporated water with ease.

Host Sea Anemone Survey Results
The results of the Host Sea Anemone Survivability Survey are displayed and explained. From the years of experience of the aquarists to the number of feedings per month. A number of variables are studied and explained, some of which revealed significant affects on the survivability of sea anemones in captivity.

Host Sea Anemone Survivability Survey
The results of the Host Sea Anemone Survivability Survey are displayed and explained. From the years of experience of the aquarists to the number of feedings per month. A number of variables are studied and explained, some of which revealed significant affects on the survivability of sea anemones in captivity.

Host Sea Anemone Survivability Survey
The results of the Host Sea Anemone Survivability Survey are displayed and explained. From the years of experience of the aquarists to the number of feedings per month. A number of variables are studied and explained, some of which revealed significant affects on the survivability of sea anemones in captivity.

Host Sea Anemone Survivability Survey
The results of the Host Sea Anemone Survivability Survey are displayed and explained. From the years of experience of the aquarists to the number of feedings per month. A number of variables are studied and explained, some of which revealed significant affects on the survivability of sea anemones in captivity.

Host Sea Anemone Survey Results
The results of the Host Sea Anemone Survivability Survey are displayed and explained. From the years of experience of the aquarists to the number of feedings per month. A number of variables are studied and explained, some of which revealed significant affects on the survivability of sea anemones in captivity.

Host Sea Anemone Survivability Survey
The results of the Host Sea Anemone Survivability Survey are displayed and explained. From the years of experience of the aquarists to the number of feedings per month. A number of variables are studied and explained, some of which revealed significant affects on the survivability of sea anemones in captivity.

Host Sea Anemone Survivability Survey
The results of the Host Sea Anemone Survivability Survey are displayed and explained. From the years of experience of the aquarists to the number of feedings per month. A number of variables are studied and explained, some of which revealed significant affects on the survivability of sea anemones in captivity.

Host Sea Anemone Survey Results - The results of the Host Sea Anemone Survey
The results of the Host Sea Anemone Survivability Survey are displayed and explained. From the years of experience of the aquarists to the number of feedings per month. A number of variables are tallied, studied and explained, some of which revealed significant affects on the survivability of sea anemones in captivity. If you are interested in keeping an anemone in your reef tank, the results of this study may help you successfully keep it alive and good health for years.

Host Sea Anemone Survey Results
The results of the Host Sea Anemone Survivability Survey are displayed and explained. From the years of experience of the aquarists to the number of feedings per month. A number of variables are studied and explained, some of which revealed significant affects on the survivability of sea anemones in captivity.

About Halimeda Algae
Learn about the identification, care and propagation of Halimeda macroalgae and other related species of calcareous alga found in this green algae group that are popularly cultivated in saltwater aquarium systems.

Sea Life Clip Art, and More Fun Stuff!
Browse to find sea life theme clip art, pictures and graphics to add to your personal or commerical saltwater aquaria Web pages, as well as download free fish and other marine animal, scenic ocean sunset, beach related screensavers and wallpaper images to enjoy on your computer.

Reef Corals Photo Gallery at About Saltwater Aquariums
From Acroporas to Zoanthids, browse to identify or just discover and enjoy the beauty of reef aquarium corals through this gallery of coral photos grouped by Soft Subclass Octocorallia and Stony or SPS/LPS (Small/Larged Polyed Stony) Subclass Hexacorallia categories.

Invertebrates Photo Gallery at About Saltwater Aquariums
Browse to identify or just enjoy the beauty of saltwater aquarium invertebrates through this gallery of invertebrate photos grouped by common family name categories from Anemones to Starfishes. Most of the images in this collection have common and scientific name, and often profile or other notes included with them.

Saltwater Aquariums Photo Contest Index
Take a timeout to participate and vote in the current photo contest being held at About Saltwater Aquariums, read the rules, submit an entry, browse the archive to see who won past contests, and view all the beautiful winning fish, invertebrate, coral, and reef tank pictures through the Winners Photo Gallery.

Reef Aquarium SPS/LPS Coral Species Pictures
From Acropora to Volcano Corals, browse this large collection of Subclass Hexacorallia member SPS/LPS (small/large polyped stony) coral photos to view pictures and identify all types of hard corals that are commonly as well as rarely kept in reef aquariums.

Water Quality and Aquarium Maintenance Issues
Establishing a regular routine for performing aquarium maintenance tasks is all part of keeping your aquarium in top shape. Taking the time to siphon up detritus, clean the filter and other equipment, mix saltwater solutions for water changes and replenishment, test the water and address other water quality issues are just some of the jobs that need tending to regularly.

Reef Aquarium Coral Profiles Index
Genus, common species, common names, and aquarium care notes information profiles on all types of soft and stony (SPS/LPS) reef aquarium corals from your About Guides Debbie and Stan Hauter. Photos included.

Saltwater Aquariums Photo Galleries & Contests Index
Browse this large collection of beautiful saltwater corals, invertebrates, crustaceans, fish, reef tanks, and winning contest photo galleries for help with identifying marine animals, to see how other aquarists have set up their aquarium systems, as well as for pure enjoyment.

Seahorse & Pipefish Pictures
Enjoy and identify Seahorses as well as related Pipefishes through this gallery of Seahorse and Pipefish species photos and pictures, most of which include name and often some profile facts and information with the pictures.

Stony Volcano & Crater Coral Species Pictures
A collection of stony Family Faviidae - Genus Leptastrea and Cyphastrea species corals photographed in the Hawaiian Islands by Keoki and Yuko Stender. Although none of these hard corals known as Volcano and Crater Corals resemble the

Angelfish Pictures - Photos of Saltwater Angelfishes
From Blueface, to Coral Beauty, Emperor, Flame and more Angelfishes, view pictures and identify Family Pomacanthidae Angels through this gallery of saltwater Angelfish photos.

Optional Saltwater Aquariums Equipment Index
Items that are considered to be optional to have when starting a new saltwater or reef aquarium system, but that can be decided on and added later, browse the chillers, denitrators, reactors, sterilizers, wavemakers and other

Reef Tank Picture Gallery
Organized by sizes in gallons, this large collection of reef tank pictures as well as some fish-only tank photo pages and personal saltwater aquarium Web sites is a great place to browse and check out other aquarists' systems. Not only do the owners share pictures of their beautiful reef tank(s) and inhabitants, but many provide information on how their aquarium is set up, maintained, and more.

About Sea Salt Mixes & Making Up Aquarium Water
Do you know what essential elements as well as undersirable ones to look for when choosing a sea salt mix for your saltwater system? Here you can evaluate and compare the elements in natural sea water to those contained in commerical sea salt mixes, and learn about how to properly prepare make-up or top-off water solutions.

Aquarium/Tank Styles & Setups Information
Whether making plans for setting up a quarantine, refugium, main fish-only, semi or full reef aquarium system, learn about important factors that need to be decided on first before buying anything, such as selecting a tank style, type of material, the best size, location, way to display it, pieces of equipment needed to run it, and more.

Filters & Filtration Systems Information for Saltwater Aquariums
From canister to wet/dry trickle filters, to natural nitrate reduction by means of live rock, live sand, and mangrove plant filtration, here is everything you'll need to know about choosing and setting up various types of biological, mechanical, chemical filters, and filtration system setups for saltwater and reef aquariums.

Diseases & QT FAQs - Saltwater Aquariums
Answers to frequently asked questions about fish and other saltwater aquarium diseases and how to treat them, quarantining livestock, setting up and using QTs (Quarantine Tanks).

Equipment & Setting Up FAQs - Saltwater Aquariums
Answers to frequently asked questions about equipment, filtration, cycling, and more on starting and setting up a saltwater aquarium.

Live Rock & Sand FAQs - Saltwater Aquariums
Answers to frequently asked questions about buying, aquascaping, caring for, and other related topics on live rock and live sand in saltwater and reef aquariums.

Aiptasia Anemones | Photos and Profile Information
Also commonly named Tube, Glass, and Rock Anemones, here is a collection of Aiptasia species photos and profile information to help identify and learn about how to eliminate and prevent these pesky sea anemones in your saltwater aquarium system.

Stony Brain / Closed & Open Brain / Maze / Moon Coral Species Pictures
Collectively referred to as Brain and Closed Brain, as well as named Maze, Moon, Pineapple, and Star Coral, here are photos, pictures of Genera Favia, Favites, Goniastrea, Leptoria, Montastraea, Oulophyllia and Platygyra, along with Open Brain Family Trachyphyllidae species corals pictures, all which are members of the stony Faviidae family.

Bristleworms | Polycheates | Photos and Profile Information
Although a general label placed on Polycheates or the marine worms class of the Annelida phylum as a whole, it is the Amphinomidae or Fireworm family members in this group that are considered to be

Aquarium Cabinets, Canopies & Stands - Supplier Resources
Browse this list of online suppliers to shop for and buy premanufactured and custom-made stand alone, combination or multiple function fresh, brackish, or saltwater aquarium display cabinets, canopies and stands in a wide variety of styles, shapes, sizes, materials and colors.

Aquarium Calcium Reactors - Supplier Resources
Browse to shop for and buy calicum reactors used in saltwater aquarium and reef tank systems, as well as obtain product information about them through this list of online aquaria stores and suppliers that manufacture or sell them.

Saltwater Copepods & Amphipods Information
Information about those little white bugs in your aquarium, Copepods and Amphipods, which are a natural and sometimes required live food for some fish and invertebrates. Learn how to cultivate them, but also how to control their numbers, as large populations of these tiny crustaceans can also become a bothersome nusiance to fish in a closed aquarium system.

Crater Coral Species Photos - Family Faviidae - Genus Leptastrea
Members of the stony Faviidae family commonly referred to as Crater Coral in Hawai'i, here are photos of Genus Leptastrea corals in their many different forms, including Horizontal Encrusting (typical and odd color), Massive Exsert, Vertical (Rugose, Cerioid, Crowded, odd colors), and smooth variations.

Stony Daisy / Flowerpot Coral Pictures - Genus Goniopora Species
Pictures of members of the stony polyped or SPS/LPS Poritidae family that are commonly referred to as Daisy, Flowerpot, and Ball Coral,, here you can view photos, pictures of popular Genus Goniopora species reef corals.

Winning Fish Pictures - About Saltwater Aquariums Winning Photo Contest Pictures
A collection fish pictures voted the Winning entries in all of the Fish and Critter Photo Contests held at About Saltwater Aquariums.

Stony Bubble / Grape / Pearl Coral Species Pictures
Most commonly referred to as Grape or Pearl, but also as Bladder, Bubble and Octobubble Coral, here you can view photos, pictures of Genus Plerogyra species that are members of the stony polyped or SPS/LPS Caryophylliidae family.

Mantis Shrimps | Photos and Profile Information
Considered as pets by some aquarists, and pests by others, here is a collection of Mantis Shrimp profile and photo resources along with aquarium care as well as removal information to learn about these powerful and destructive, but interesting saltwater shrimps.

Stony Cup / Sun Coral Pictures - Genus Tubastraea Species
Dendrophylliidae family members, a photo and picture collection 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.

Algae FAQs - Saltwater Aquariums
Answers to frequently asked questions about algaes and algae related problems in saltwater aquariums.

Aquarium Additives & Supplements - Supplier Resources
Browse this list of online suppliers to shop for and where buy all kinds of additives, supplements, removing compounds, materials and other types of water conditioning products used in saltwater and reef aquariums.

Tank-Raised and Aquacultured Coral Supplier Listings
Here is a list of saltwater stores and online suppliers where you can buy aquacultured, captive-bred or tank-raised individual soft, hard, SPS, LPS corals and frags, as well as coral packages of all kinds for your reef aquarium.

Aquarium Fish & Invert Breeding Equipment - Supplier Resources
Browse this list of online breeding equipment and supply resources to shop for and buy hatcheries, traps, nets and all kinds of other products used to hatch-out, rear or breed brine shrimp, saltwater invertebrates, fish and other types of marine species fry in aquariums.

Stony Elegant / Wonder Coral Species Pictures
Commonly referred to as Elegant or Elegance, and Wonder Coral, a photo. picture collection of stony polyped or SPS/LPS Genus Catalaphyllia species corals, which are members of the Caryophylliidae family.

About Saltwater Aquariums Aquacultured Live Rock and Sand Suppliers Index
Here is a list of online suppliers and stores where you can buy aquacultured live rock and sand. Take some of the collecting pressure off of the world's reefs and purchase aquacultured saltwater aquarium and reef tank livestock whenever possible.

Saltwater Aquarium Magazines and Other Publications Index
Here are resources to popular saltwater, reef and marine aquarium related magazines along with other publications that you can access free online or subscribe to in print copy.

Saltwater Aquariums Aquacultered Mollusks - Algae - Plant Suppliers Index
Here is a list of online suppliers and stores where you can purchase aquacultured or tank bred and raised Clams and other assorted Mollusks, macro and micro algae to feed saltwater fish and other animals with, and other types of marine plants such as mangroves.

Winning Reef Tank Pictures - About Saltwater Aquariums Winning Photo Contest Pictures
Pictures of reef tanks that were voted the Winning entries in all of the Reef Tank Photo Contests held at About Saltwater Aquariums.

Stony Fox / Jasmine Coral Pictures - Genus Nemenzophyllia Species
Genus Nemenzophyllia consists of only one known species, N. turbida. Here are a few nice photos, pictures of this stony or SPS/LPS member of the Caryophylliidae family, which is commonly known as Fox, Jasmine, and Ridge Coral.

Stony Frogspawn / Hammer Coral Pictures - Genus Euphyllia Species
Commonly referred to as Frogspawn, Hammer, Anchor, Grape, Octopus, Torch, Pom-Pom Coral, and same name

Stony Galaxy Coral Species Pictures
Pictures of the most common saltwater aquarium trade stony polyped or SPS/LPS corals of the Oculinidae family, here are photos, pictures primarily of Genus Galaxea species that inhabit Pacific reefs that are commonly named Galaxy, as well as Crystal, Star, Brittle, and Durian Coral.

Aquarium Protein Skimmer Reviews
Product Reviews from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums on some of the most popular protein skimmers used in the hobby.

Submersible Aquarium Heater Reviews
Product Reviews from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums on some of the most popular submersible aquarium heaters used in the hobby.

Aquarium Water Test Kit Reviews
Product Reviews from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums on some of the most popular test kit brand name lines used in the hobby for both basic aquarium and advanced reef tank water parameter testing.

RO/DI Water Filter Reviews
Product Reviews from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums on some of the most popular RO (Reverse Osmosis) - DI (Deionization)- and RO/DI combination units used in the hobby to purify fresh tap water sources.

Stony Torch / Trumpet Coral Pictures- Genus Caulastrea Species - Pictures of Stony Torch / Trumpet Coral Species
Pictures of commonly referred to collectively as Torch, Trumpet, Candy Cane, Bullseye, and Cat's Eye Coral, here is a photo, picture collection of Genus Caulastrea species corals that are members of the stony polyped or SPS/LPS Faviidae family.

Stony Turban / Scroll Coral Pictures - Genus Turbinaria Species
Pictures of members of the Dendrophylliidae family, a photo, picture collection of Genus Turbinaria corals, which are stony polyped or SPS/LPS species that are commonly known as Turban, Scroll, Yellow Cup, Pagoda, and Vase Coral.

Aquarium Wavemaker, Oscillator, Surge Device Reviews
Product Reviews from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums on some of the most popular wavemakers and oscillators used in the hobby.

Soft Zoanthid Species Coral Profiles
Commonly known as Zoanthid, Colonial, Button, Snake or Tube Polyps, Sea Mats, Zoanthid Coral and Colonial Anemones, here is identifcation, aquarium care, propagation and other profile information on Family Zoanthidae - Genera Acrozoanthus, Isaurus, Palythoa, Protopalythoa, Zoanthus, and Family Parazoanthidae - Genus Parazoanthus species corals.

Automatic Aquarium Fish Feeder Reviews
Read product reviews from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums and compare prices on some of the most popular automatic fish and marine livestock feeders used in the hobby, such as Eheim, Proquatics Rainbow Lifeguard, and other brands.

Saltwater Aquarium Calcium Reactor Reviews
Read product reviews from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums and compare prices on some of the most popular calcium reactors used in the hobby, such as Knop and Precision Marine brands.

Shop for Sea Life Theme Calendars
A list of places where you can shop for all kinds of standard preprinted to personalized yearly calendars that have sea life images printed on them, as well as get free for download programs and kits to buy to create your own calendar right on your computer, which you can print yourself or submit to online companies for printing.

Octo Coral Profiles
Includes corals with such common names as: Carnation, Cauliflower, , Glove, Hand, Pipe-Organ, Polyps, Pom-Pom, Pulse, Toadstool, Tree, Waving Hand and others.

Aquarium Air Pump Reviews
Read product reviews from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums and compare prices on some of the most popular air pumps used in the hobby, such as Azoo, Hagen, Elite, and other brands.

Automatic Aquarium Doser Reviews
Read product reviews from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums and compare prices on some of the most popular automatic dosers or dosing pump units used in the hobby, such as Ehiem, Kent Marine, Spectrapure, and other brands.

Aquarium Canister Filter Reviews
Product Reviews from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums on some of the most popular canister filters used in the hobby.

Aquarium Powerhead Water Circulation Pump Reviews - About Saltwater Aquariums Powerhead Reviews
Powerheads are water pumps that provide beneficial circulation of the water in any aquarium. Here you can read reviews on some of the most popular fully submersible powerheads used in the saltwater aquarium hobby to learn more about as well as shop and compare prices on these products.

Tank-Bred or Raised Fish & Invertebrates Suppliers Index
Do your part to help preserve our oceans natural resources! Browse, shop for and buy fish, corals, other invertebrates and animals, as well as items like live rock and sand, algaes and mangrove plants for your saltwater aquarium or reef tank system through this list of online suppliers that promote the sale of aquacultured, captive or tank-bred and raised stock.

Decorative Shells & Tank Ornaments - Supplier Resources
Here is a list of online suppliers where you can shop for and buy colorful synthetic sea sculptures, non-living shells, and other types of decorative ornaments to brighten up your saltwater aquarium.

Shop for Aquarium Emergency Power Equipment & Supplies
Here are Web sites where you can get product information on Coleman, Honda, Yamaha and other popular brand name gasoline, propane and diesel fuel powered generators, as well as places to buy these and other types of battery operated emergency back-up power equipment and supplies for your aquarium.

Shop for Sea Life Theme Art & Home Decorating Items
Here you will find places where you can shop for and buy fine art works, such as prints and posters, original or replicated paintings and sculptures, along with bed and bath coordinates and many other types of items for decorating your home or office with that have a sea life theme to them.

Shop for Aquarium Plumbing Supplies & Accessories
Companies where you can buy all types of Pipes, Fittings, Flexible Tubing, Valves and other parts, tools or accessories you may need for plumbing a saltwater aquarium.

Aquarium Air & Water Pumps - Supplier Resources
Shop for and buy air, powerhead and other types of water pumps and pump accessories for your aquarium through this list of online supplier resources.

Aquarium Protein Skimmers - Supplier Resources
Here is a list of online suppliers where you can shop for and buy a wide variety of hang-on-tank, in-tank, and in-sump installed protein skimmers for filtering the water in saltwater aquarium and reef tank systems.

Aquarium Sea Salt Mixes & Filtered Seawater - Supplier Resources
Here is a list of online suppliers where you can shop for and buy sea salt mixes and filtered natural seawater to use as make-up or top-off water in saltwater aquarium and reef tank systems.

Aquarium Substrate & Bio-Media Filtering Materials - Supplier Resources
Here is a list of online suppliers where you can shop for and buy non-living decorative or natural gravels and substrates, as well as various types of manufactured bio-media materials, such as bioballs and ceramic blocks, used in wet/dry, canister and other types of saltwater aquarium biological filters set ups.

Aquarium/Tank Backgrounds - Supplier Resources
Here is a list of online suppliers where you can shop for and buy solid colored, single or two-sided, flat or 3-D imaged freshwater, saltwater, and reef life backrounds made of vinyl or foil for sticking on the back of your aquarium to enhance its appearance.

Aquarium Test Kits & Accessories - Supplier Resources
Here is a list of online suppliers where you can shop for and buy aquarium test kits as well as accessories, such as reagent refills, replacement testers, or other items you may be looking for that are needed for testing both the water in fresh and saltwater systems.

Aquarium Wavemakers & Surge Devices | Online Suppliers
Places to shop online and buy wavemakers, oscillators, and other types of surge devices that are used in saltwater and reef systems to move and circulate the aquarium water.

Soft Mushroom Corals - Profiles
Known as Mushroom or Disc Anemones and Mushroom Corals, here is profile information on Order Corallimorpharians - Family Discosomatidae / Actinodiscidae species corals. Although considered to be halfway between anemones and stony corals, members in this family more closely resemble soft corals, and therefore are commonly grouped in this category.

Artificial Aquarium Plants - Supplier Resources
Shop for and buy artifical plastic and silk plants for decorating aquariums with through this list of online supplier resources.

Electronic Aquarium Equipment Controllers & Monitors - Supplier Resources
Here is a list of online suppliers where you can shop for and buy a wide variety of electronic aquarium equipment controllers and monitors.

Invertebrate Suppliers Index at About Saltwater Aquariums
Shop for and buy Anenomes, Clams and other Mollusks, Crustaceans (True and Hermit Crabs, Snails and Shrimps), Echinoderms (Starfishes, Sea Cucumbers and Urchins), and many other types of Invertebrates for your saltwater aquarium or reef tank system through this index of online suppliers.

Live Food & Culturing Kit Suppliers Index
Browse this list of online suppliers to shop for and buy all types of live foods such as seaweeds, rotifer starters and reef plankton, as well as equipment and kits to culture or grow your own amphipods, copepods, brine shimp, macroalgaes and other foods to feed your saltwater aquarium fish and invertebrates with.

Live Rock & Sand Suppliers
A list of online aquaria stores where you can specifically shop for and buy all types of aquacultured and imported cured or uncured live rock and sand for your saltwater aquarium or reef tank filtration needs.

North and South Carolina Public Aquariums and Aquatic Attractions - From About Saltwater Aquariums
It is good to plan ahead and know what to expect when visiting a public aquarium or other aquatic attraction. Whether you are planning a trip to North or South Carolina or you live there, this list of Web sites can provide you with helpful information about the attraction, such as hours of operation, admission prices, where they are located, current exhibits, and more.

Aquarium Ozone & UV Sterilizers - Supplier Resources
Here is a list of online suppliers where you can shop for and buy ozone generators and ultra violet sterilizers to treat and control water-borne diseases that can bloom in aquariums, such with bad bacteria and fish parasites.

Tank Janitor Suppliers Index at About Saltwater Aquariums
A list of online suppliers where you can shop for and buy hermit crabs, snails, other types of invertebrates and crustaceans that act as janitors to keep saltwater aquariums and reef tanks clean, tidy, and free of unwanted algae and detritus.

Washington State Public Aquarium and Aquatic Attractions - From About Saltwater Aquariums
It is good to plan ahead and know what to expect when visiting a public aquarium or other aquatic attraction. Whether you are planning a trip to Washington State or you live there, this list of Web sites can provide helpful information about the attraction, such as hours of operation, admission prices, where they are located, current exhibits, and more.

Glossary of Marine Aquarium Words - Saltwater Aquarium Words and Terms Glossary
Here is a glossary of many of the words and terms used in conjunction with saltwater marine aquariums.

Reef Aquarium Acropora & Plate Coral Pictures
Pictures of two primary genera of the Acroporidae family that together makes up almost one-third of all reef building corals, view photos and pictures of Acropora species Bottlebrush, Branching, Brier, Bushy, Cat's Paw, Cluster, Elkhorn, Staghorn, Table/Tabletop Acropora corals, and Montipora species named Plate, Velvet/Velvet Finger Coral, Encrusting and Whorled Montipora.

Aquarium Maintenance Tools - Supplier Resources
Shop for and buy gravel cleaners, epoxies and glues, algae scrapers, nets and other aquarium maintenance tools or equipment through these online supplier resources for keeping your tank clean and tidy.

Aquarium Chillers - Supplier Resources
Units that are used to automatically regulate the water temperature of saltwater and reef tank systems, shop for and buy aquarium chillers through this list of online supplier resources.

Coral Suppliers Index
Shop for and buy all types of aquacultured, captive, tank-bred or raised and imported soft and stony corals for your reef aquarium by browsing this list of online coral suppliers.

Fish Suppliers Index at About Saltwater Aquariums
Shop for and buy all types of fish for your saltwater or reef tank system by browsing this list of online aquaria stores and suppliers compiled by your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums.

Aquarium Lights & Lighting Equipment Supplier Resources
Browse this list of Guide Top Pick and online suppliers to shop for and buy all types of complete saltwater and reef aquarium light fixtures, replacement bulbs, retrofit kits, lighting accessories and more.

Aquarium Fish Medications - Supplier Resources
Here is a list of online suppliers where you can shop for and buy all sorts of medications for treating sick or diseased saltwater fish and other aquarium animals.

Shop for Sea Life Theme Jewelry, Clothing & Other Personal Items
Here you will find places where you can shop online for and buy fish, dolphin, starfish, turtle and other marine animal jewelry, as well as clothing, tote bags, coffee mugs, and many other types of personal items that have sea life or ocean related images printed on them.

Aquarium Algae & Mangrove Plant Suppliers
Browse this list of online suppliers to shop for and buy various types of live macroalgae and marine plants, such as Caulerpa and Halimeda alga species, and Mangroves, all of which are used in saltwater aquarium systems as a means of accomplishing NNR (Natural Nitrate Reduction) filtration, but are decorative as well.

Public Aquariums and Aquatic Attractions in California
It is good to plan ahead and know what to expect when visiting a public aquarium or other aquatic attraction. Whether you are planning a trip to California or you live there, these Web sites provide helpful information about the attraction, such as hours of operation, admission prices, where they are located, current exhibits, and more.

Decorative Aquarium Corals & Rocks - Supplier Resources
Here is a list of online suppliers where you can shop for and buy all kinds of non-living and synthetic corals and decorative rocks for use in saltwater aquariums.

Aquarium Filters - Supplier Resources
A list of places where you can shop for and get information on hang-on-tank style, in-sump and in-tank installed Canister, Power, Wet/Dry Trickle, Sand, Fluidized Bed, Undergravel, and other types of aquarium filters.

Florida Public Aquariums and Aquatic Attractions - From About Saltwater Aquariums
It is good to plan ahead and know what to expect when visiting a public aquarium or other aquatic attraction. Whether you are planning a trip to Florida or you live there, this list of Web sites can provide you with helpful information about the attraction, such as hours of operation, admission prices, where they are located, current exhibits, and more.

Aquarium Foods & Feeding Equipment - Supplier Resources
Here is a list of online supplier resources where you can shop for and buy flake, freeze dried, live, medicated, and many other types of saltwater fish and invertebrate foods, as well as equipment to feed them with.

Hawaii Public Aquariums and Aquatic Attractions - From About Saltwater Aquariums
It is good to plan ahead and know what to expect when visiting a public aquarium or other aquatic attraction. Whether you are planning a trip to Hawaii or you live there, this list of Web sites can provide you with helpful information about the attraction, such as hours of operation, admission prices, where they are located, current exhibits, and more.

Aquarium Heaters & Heating Equipment - Supplier Resources
Here is a list of online suppliers where can shop for and buy submersible, hang-on and floating heaters, undergravel cable heating systems, other heating equipment and accessories such as thermometers, electronic thermostats or controllers for use in saltwater aquariums and reef tanks.

Saltwater Lionfish Pictures
Venomous stinging marine animals commonly referred to as Lionfish, Turkeyfish, and by many other names, enjoy and identify Scorpionfish through this gallery of Family Scorpaenidae species photos, most of which include name and often some profile information with the pictures.

Saltwater Mandarinfish/Dragonet Pictures & Photos
Mandarinfish Dragonets Photos & Pictures. Actually fish that are Dragonets or Callionymidae family members, enjoy and identify these difficult to keep and specialized diet saltwater fish commonly named Mandarinfishes through this gallery of species pictures, photos, most of which include name and often some facts and profile information with the images.

Miscelleaneous Saltwater Fish Photos
Enjoy and identify Moorish Idols, Pennant or Bannerfishes, Cardinal, File, Frog, Squirrel, and many other miscellaneous fishes that are not listed elsewhere in the About Saltwater Aquariums

Saltwater Parrotfish Pictures
A collection of Parrotfish Family Scaridae or Scarus photos, most of which include name identification and often some brief descriptive information with the pictures.

Saltwater Porcupine & Pufferfish Pictures
Here you will find photos of saltwater Porcupinefishes, which are also known as Burrfishes, and Puffers, many of which are poisonous tetrodotoxin excreting fish. Most of the pictures include name identification and often some other general profile information with them.

Reef Aquarium Coral Propagation Tools | Suppliers
Shop online for various types of epoxies, glues, and other tools or products used for propagating coral cuttings and frags in saltwater aquariums.

RO/DI & Other Water Filters - Supplier Resources
Here is a list of online suppliers where you can shop for and buy individual RO (Reverse Osmosis), DI (Deionization), combination RO/DI units, and other types of water filters used to purify tap, top-off or make-up water sources added to saltwater aquariums.

Texas Public Aquariums and Aquatic Attractions - From About Saltwater Aquariums
It is good to plan ahead and know what to expect when visiting a public aquarium or other aquatic attraction. Whether you are planning a trip to Texas or you live there, this list of Web sites can provide you with helpful information about the attraction, such as hours of operation, admission prices, where they are located, current exhibits, and more.

Worldwide Aquarium and Zoo Directories - From About Saltwater Aquariums
If you cannot find a particular public aquarium, aquatic exhibit or attraction, as well a zoo listed within the pages of this Travel Index that you may be looking for around the world, use these Link Directory Resources to locate it.

Saltwater Scorpionfish Photos
Venomous stinging marine animals commonly referred to as Lionfishes, Turkeyfishes, and by many other names, enjoy and identify Scorpionfishes through this gallery of Family Scorpaenidae species photos, most of which include name and often some profile information with the images.

Shark Pictures
Resources to photos of all kinds of Sharks and pictures of both saltwater aquarium and open ocean species.

Saltwater Stingray & Skate Pictures
Resources to picture images of various types of saltwater Stingrays and Skates.

Saltwater Tang & Surgeonfish Pictures
From Achilles to Yellow, browse and view photos of Tangs and Surgeonfishes through this gallery of Tang and Surgeonfish species pictures, most of which include name and often some profile information with them.

Saltwater Wrasse & Hogfish Pictures and Photos
Browse to enjoy and identify saltwater Wrasses and related Hogfishes through this gallery of Wrasse and Hogfish species photos and pictures, most of which include name and often some profile information with the images.

Books - Top Saltwater Aquarium Topic Books
Read reviews, shop and compare prices on highly recommended books that center around topics about basic saltwater and reef aquarium keeping, fish and invertebrate care, as well as some just for fun publications.

More Reef Coral Profile Resources
Browse these classification, taxonomy, identification and other profile information resources to learn more about all types of soft and stony reef corals, both in nature and in reef aquariums.

Abalone Profiles - About Saltwater Aquariums Invertebrates Care
Resources to information about the care and keeping of saltwater Abalones, members of the Mollusk family.

Anthias and Gramma Fish Pictures - Photos of Saltwater Fancy Sea Basses and Basslets
Anthias and Gramma fish are closely related to true Sea Basses of their family namesake, Serranidae. View pictures and identify Anthias or Fancy Sea Bass, and Gramma or Basslet fishes through this gallery of saltwater Anthias and Gramma photos.

Saltwater Batfish Photos
A collection of saltwater Batfish Platax species photos, most of which include name identification and often some other general information with the images and pictures.

Saltwater Blenny Fish Photos
Here is a collection of Blenny (Family Blennidae) photos, most of which include species name identification and often some brief descriptive profile information with the images and pictures.

More Contests - More Aquaria Related Contests to Enter
Win aquarium products, equipment, supplies, livestock and other prizes by entering these fresh and saltwater aquaria, nature, scenic photo, as well as other related types of contests.

More Coral Photo Resources from the Web
Link resources compiled by your Guides to places on the Web that contain a wide variety of soft and stony coral species photos to further help with the identification of all types of reef aquarium corals.