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A well maintained reef aquarium can be a truly stunning sight and is a dream for many aquarists. Here at reefaquarium.com we try to provide you with the information you need to keep different types of marine critters happy and healthy.
Although we believe that most saltwater aquarists would like to keep a reef aquarium at some point we also feature information about how to keep fish only, Fish Only With Live Rock (FOWLR) and planted saltwater aquariums. These aquariums can not only be a great way to learn the skills needed to one day keep a reef aquarium but can also be stunning, fascinating aquariums in their own right. That is one of the reason that most, not to say all, dedicated reef aquarium keepers also keep FOWLR aquariums as well.
The lifespan pf many of the more popular fish we commonly keep in the hobby can surprise many people. Clownfish for example can commonly live up 15 years in captivity and many tangs can live up to 25 years. http://www.int-res.com/articles/meps/134/m134p015.pdf http://www.advancedaquarist.com/2009/12/fish2 Conscientious...Read more →
Some people have asked me which substrate is best for their set-up. Below are some random thought on the subject that always come up in these conversations 1 – Why do you even need substrate ? You can go “bare...Read more →
Many hobbyist just entering the hobby will have “sticker shock” when they see the prices for good quality live rock. Sometimes this will result in some people t trying to find the cheapest approach...Read more →
This is one lesson I had to learn the hard way many years ago. It can be very easy to get a fish that is carrying, or infected with, a disease in the very early stages making it very difficult (if not impossible)...Read more →
When looking at getting LED lighting for your aquarium, it can seam overwhelming when considering all the features and options that you will have to choose from. However, it doesn't have to be all that...Read more →