Marine Aquarium Blog, Resources And Information

Responsibilities Of A Marine Aquarist

Responsibilities Of A Marine Aquarist

     ‘I love the look of that, I think I’ll have one. It’ll look fantastic in our lounge by adding a lot of interest and colour. Hang on though, I wonder how much the big one is, will it fit?’      Many marine aquarists start out in […]

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Featherduster Worms

Featherduster Worms

     The wild coral reef has a huge range of lifeforms, far more than can ever be kept in an aquarium. However, by careful selection there are many that can be successfully added. One of these is the featherduster worm, also known as the fanworm or tubeworm. […]

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Our Apologies…

For a short period there have been some problems in accessing aquaristsonline.com, the first time for years. This was quite puzzling for a while but has now been sorted out thanks to our tame computer wizard (otherwise known as my son Peter). As said, the website should […]

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Seawater Changes – The Suggested 10%

Seawater Changes – The Suggested 10%

Seawater is the number one most important item in the marine aquarium. If the seawater is of poor quality then there are going to be problems, perhaps sickly fish, unexpanded corals, horrible algae and the like. Definitely not required by any aquarist. Some problems could be caused […]

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Seawater – The Most Important Thing

Seawater – The Most Important Thing

     Just about everyone will stop and look with admiration at a marine aquarium. Marine aquarists will of course, but those who do not possess one will also gaze. It’s a very magnetic picture, Mother Nature’s lifeforms within such a confined space. It’s an achievement for the […]

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The Lemonpeel Angel

The Lemonpeel Angel

When marine aquarists start an aquarium they are looking for colour, variety and interest. It follows that the livestock selection process is very important. Get it wrong and at the least there is some disappointment generated. So with a fish only or reef aquarium livestock have to […]

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Lighting The Marine Aquarium

Lighting The Marine Aquarium

     Lighting the marine aquarium, wow, this could be a big subject! In fact it doesn’t need to be, as said on other occasions there isn’t a requirement to wear horn-rimmed glasses and a white coat when enjoying the marine aquarium hobby. Lighting has been written about […]

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Seawater, The Real Stuff

Seawater, The Real Stuff

It doesn’t matter what the aquarium is for (as long as it isn’t housing freshwater fish!).  Be it a reef system, large or small or a fish only type there has to be seawater. Not any old rubbish either, it has to be high quality or the aquarist will […]

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Wall Aquarium – A Good Idea?

Wall Aquarium – A Good Idea?

     A wall aquarium, mmm. In itself it could seem a bit tricky and difficult to achieve but at the same time a really decorous way of doing things. Well, both of these thoughts are correct but installing a wall aquarium is not as difficult as it […]

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Sand – Decorative In The Aquarium?

Sand – Decorative In The Aquarium?

Sand – many new marine aquarists see it as an essential and obvious requirement for the aquarium. It’s very often sold in shops so it must be a requirement? It should be said that some aquariums that have sand look really good as they are properly maintained. […]

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