Yellowtail Damsels

Yellowtail Damsels

It can be very tempting to choose an inexpensive fish, like the yellowtail damsel, for your first saltwater aquarium. You definitely don’t want to risk losing a more expensive fish, and there seem to be plenty of damselfish to go around. The problem is that yellowtail damsels are much more aggressive than other species of … Read more

Turtle Tank Ideas

Top Turtle Tank Ideas For Your Enclosure

If you happen to have an extra tank laying around and want to try something new other than fish, a turtle tank might be an exciting long-term project.  Many different species of turtle can make the perfect pet. However, you’ll need to make the perfect home for it to live in first. Keep reading to … Read more

Trumpet Coral

Trumpet Coral Care Guide

Trumpet corals are very popular among beginner and advanced reef keepers alike. These corals don’t offer the most coloration, but they are easy to keep and can be placed in a variety of places among the reef.  Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about the trumpet coral and if this coral … Read more

Yellow Reef Fish

Yellow Reef Fish Species

Is yellow your favorite color? Or are you looking for a pop of color to add to your saltwater fish aquarium? Yellow is one of the more desired colors in the reef aquarium, as not many fish are that color. Luckily, there are a few options of yellow reef-safe fish to choose from that might … Read more

Best Reef Salt

The Best Reef Salt For Your Saltwater Aquarium

The first step to having a successful reef tank is having good saltwater. Most nutrients needed in a reef aquarium are a combination of those naturally occurring in water being used and those supplemented by additional salt. Because of this, some reef salts provide better nutrient levels for your tank. You’ll also want a safe, … Read more

Baby Snapping Turtle

Baby Snapping Turtle Care Guide

Snapping turtles are known for their prehistoric appearance and enormous size. They are very common in the wild, where they should be given plenty of space. But did you know that you can keep one of these ancient creatures in your aquarium or pond? It isn’t easy, and you will need a lot of space … Read more

Best Saltwater Fish

The Best Saltwater Fish To Keep In Your Tank

For many aquarists, there’s nothing more exciting than setting up their first saltwater aquarium. While a freshwater aquarium can be beautiful, saltwater aquariums can host a wide array of striking aquatic life not found in freshwater tanks. Saltwater aquarium fish come in wide varieties, providing hobbyists with plenty of choices as to how they want … Read more

Types Of Butterfly Fish

Types Of Butterflyfish

Butterflyfish are some of the most iconic species of fish swimming around a shallow reef with large, angelfish-like bodies and eye-catching yellow, black, and white patterns. In the aquarium trade, these beautiful fish also make excellent additions as saltwater aquarium life, in part because they graze on the rocks for algae and other microorganisms. Unfortunately, … Read more


Moneywort Care Guide

Moneywort, also known simply as Bacopa, is a popular freshwater aquarium plant that is moderately easy to grow. They are slow-growing but can reach heights of several inches tall both in and out of water depending on their placement. Moneywort does require some special lighting, though, which makes it a step up in difficulty compared … Read more

Types Of Clownfish

Popular Types Of Clownfish To Keep In Your Aquarium

Clownfish are one of the most popular fish in the aquarium-keeping hobby. These fish come in a variety of colors, and their playful attitude makes them famous among younger audiences. Unfortunately, though, many people still purchase them without the proper marine tank setup. You don’t need to be an advanced aquarist to keep clownfish, though, … Read more

Pajama Cardinal

Pajama Cardinal Care Guide

Are you looking for a schooling species of saltwater fish? Your choices are few and far between. Luckily, the Pajama Cardinal is perfect for a fish only with live rock (FOWLR) aquarium or a community reef tank setup. These fish are peaceful tank mates and are one of the few species that actively schools in … Read more

Eclipse Catfish

Eclipse Catfish Care Guide

Looking for an unusual fish to add to your large freshwater aquarium? The eclipse catfish is rarely seen among fish keepers in the aquarium hobby, but it can be kept by an intermediate or advanced fish owner. These predatory fish have beautiful colorations and can grow to impressive sizes. Still, they are catfish with big … Read more

Banded Coral Shrimp

Banded Coral Shrimp Care Guide

Are you setting up a saltwater tank and don’t know which shrimp to choose? The banded coral shrimp (also called the coral banded shrimp and banded cleaner shrimp) is one of the most widely available types of ‘shrimp’ in the hobby, but they’re not necessarily suitable for every tank setup. Keep reading to find out … Read more

Tailspot Blenny Care

Tailspot Blenny Care Guide

Are you looking for a colorful, active saltwater fish for the bottom of your tank? If so, you may consider adding a tailspot blenny to your aquarium. While this coppery-colored fish might be small, many enthusiasts consider it one of their favorite fish in an aquarium. The tailspot blenny is an easy fish to care … Read more

Saltwater Shrimp

Saltwater Shrimp

The saltwater world of the aquarium hobby is filled with colorful fish species and flowing corals. But did you know that there are a plethora of invertebrates that you can keep in your reef, fish only with live rock (FOWLR) or species-specific tanks?  Marine shrimp are especially popular additions to the aquarium as they can … Read more