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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.
So after keeping a freshwater aquarium, you now have decided to try out a marine aquarium.While there are many similarities between the two, there are also some differences.Marine is not any harder to set-up...Read more →
Thriving populations of Indo-Pacific Xenia has been found on reefs in Venezuela. Xenia corals are very quick growing and might pose as serious treat to the native reefs and the species living on them....Read more →
Yellow eye sweeper, Pempheris flavicycla is a newly described species that would be perfect for the aquarium trade. The species originates from the Indian Ocean and Red Sea. It is a rather colorful species...Read more →
A new species of Deep water blenny has been described. The new Species was collected from depths of between 157 and 167 m (just under 500 ft) in the vecinity of Curaco (12°05.069'N, 68°53.886'W, ). The species...Read more →
I am a big fan of Macro algae and would really want to setup a large planted marine setup one day. I find macro algae to be worthy of a lot more attention than they get today and that they often are nothing...Read more →
A new species of moon brain coral have been described by Yuri Latypov. The new species is called Favia camranensis and it might already have made it into the aquarium trade with other moon corals. It is also...Read more →
A new stunning little basslet species have been described. Acanthoplesiops cappuccino or the Cappuccino basslet. This small species was discovered in the Red Sea and was described by Anthony Gill et. al. The name...Read more →
A new species of dwarf Basslet, Serranus aliceae, has been described. Serranus aliceae is a small deepwater basslet with a nearly all red, crimson coloration. The color is highlighted by a brilliant red horizontal...Read more →