The Marine Fish and Coral Blog about the Saltwater Aquarium Hobby

The Marine Fish and Coral Blog about the Saltwater Aquarium Hobby
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There are tons of beautiful saltwater fish and so many interesting invertebrates to choose from. Whether you're a beginner or an advanced aquarist, you will find keeping a saltwater fish tank one of the most exciting and rewarding adventures.
The Marine Fish and Coral Blog about the Saltwater Aquarium Hobby
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Saltwater starter fish must absolutely be non-aggressive. Any fish you add to your aquarium will naturally acclimate to the conditions and set up their territory within the space. Aggressive species are those species that rigorously defend their territory against other fish. It is best to add aggressive fish at the end of your stocking list, rather than the beginning, to avoid . An aggressive fish droped into an aquarium with other established fish is a fish that ‘has no territory’ to defend. An aggressive fish dropped into an empty aquarium often defines its territory as the entire aquarium and will fight to protect it. So pick non-aggressive fish to be your saltwater starter fish. The Marine Fish and Coral Blog about the Saltwater Aquarium Hobby
Photo provided by FlickrBreeding techniques of some of the more common saltwater aquarium fish
Photo provided by FlickrAgain, there are basically three types of saltwater aquarium setups:Fish Only
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Resist the urge to make an impulse fish purchase while visiting your local saltwater fish store if you don't know about the species. They want to sell fish and they want you to buy fish! Period. Take note of the species you are interested in and then find all the information you can on them. Many saltwater fish species can be very difficult to get eating in the home aquarium. The first thing you should ask the shop keeper to do is show you the fish eating. The better stores will mark on the label all the pertinent information about the fish, including whether or not it is eating.They’re in your dentist’s office, in restaurants, hotel resorts, and homes all over the world. The saltwater aquarium, with its bright coral and even brighter fish, brings a piece of the wild into your living room.Welcome to our Saltwater Aquarium Fish Guide! On this page you will find articles that will get you started on the right path when setting up that first saltwater aquarium setup. There is a lot to learn if you have never kept a fish tank before, but don't get discouraged. The learning process can be quite fun and probably the best advice that we can pass along is to always do your research before you buy anything for your aquarium. Good luck and if you have any questions don't hesitate to hop on the Fish Lore forum and ask a question. There are lots of hobbyists on the forum that are willing to help.There are many differences when it comes to freshwater aquariums versus saltwater aquariums. These setups can be quite different when it comes to initial and ongoing costs, everyday chores and maintenance tasks and care requirements for the fish and inverts.Here is a list of the 7 coolest saltwater aquarium fish for beginners. If you are looking for a cool saltwater fish, you might want to start with the list here. Criteria for inclusion in this list To make this very exclusive list, the fish must be: Very cool Relatively …
One of the latest items you can use for your saltwater aquarium to reduce nitrates and phosphates to help prevent nuisance algae from growing in your fish tank.