Tips on Moving Reef Tank with Saltwater Fish - The Spruce

Saltwater Fish & Aquariums Saltwater Fish Tank 101 - The Spruce
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The microfauna found on live rock are detrivores and (as they eat algae and fish waste), and provide fish with a natural, attractive shelter. Live rock usually arrives from online dealers as "uncured", and must be quarantined in a separate tank while undergoing the curing process, which involves the inevitable die-off of some of the rock's inhabitants and the subsequent production of undesirable and . Live rock that is already cured is available at most pet stores that cater to saltwater. is similar to live rock and is equally desirable.
An article on how to set up a quarantine tank for freshwater fish, saltwater fish and coral keepers.
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Any fish tank from 10 to 30 gallons could be considered a small saltwater fish tank for the purposes of this article. Really, any saltwater tank under 30 gallons is going to be a chore to maintain (my opinion of course, to each his own). Nano tanks are often considered even smaller. It should also be noted that the smaller the fish tank the harder it is to keep in my opinion. Larger tanks provide so many more options for both equipment and fish species and I strongly urge any new hobbyists to get the largest tanks they can accommodate. Leave the smaller specialty for when you become more experienced later on. Watch the video below on how to set up a sample quarantine tank for saltwater fish and how to medicate the fish if necessary.
Photo provided by FlickrJust starting a salt water tank and looking for the best combination of fish and living coral. Just browsing sites.
Photo provided by FlickrA few years ago I decided to set up a self sustaining salt water fish tank; herein is the story of my successes and failures in the project.
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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.Finding small saltwater fish tank species for a small marine aquarium (nano tanks) is not difficult and they are often easily found in local saltwater reef stores and online. If you have a small saltwater aquarium it is vital to keep it lightly stocked and your water parameters stable. Make sure you research any fish you decide to get before you go to the store. Do not make that impulse buy or you may regret it later.Quarantine all new fish before introducing them to your display tank and look into keeping a cleaner shrimp or two to help keep your saltwater fish free of pests and disease.
Information on fish tank test kits. If you want to be successful in the tropical fish hobby (freshwater or saltwater) then you'll need to know how to test your tank water. There are many chemical tests that you can run on your tank including: Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate, Salinity/Specific Gravity, pH, Carbonate Water Hardness, Alkalinity,Chlorine and Chloramine, Copper, Phosphate, Dissolved Oxygen, Iron, Carbon Dioxide and others.
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.
Discusses various methods on introducing new fish to your tank. The three main ways covered are the floating bag method, the drip method and the bucket method. Learn some different techniques for acclimating your salt water fish.