Archive for the Invertebrates Category

A Shrimp For The Marine Aquarium

A Shrimp For The Marine Aquarium

The first things that come to mind when considering livestock for the marine aquarium are fish, completely understandable. Then, how about corals for the reef aquarium, very and understandably popular. The aquarium needs to be carefully set-up with seawater quality, inmate life security (no unwanted predators or overly aggressive creatures)

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The Banded Brittle Star

The Banded Brittle Star

A reef aquarium is a wonderful picture for the aquarist or anyone else to watch. Once the reef is complete often the aquarist will wonder if there is any way it can be ‘improved’. Sometimes the diversity of life can be widened thus adding to interest. A creature that is

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What Is An Invertebrate?

To avoid becoming a squishy heap on the ground humans have a skeleton. Quite a good invention really, not having a skeleton would cause quite a few difficult problems. Humans aren’t alone with the possession of a skeleton of course; there are all sorts of life forms that have one

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How About An Apple?

Most marine aquarists are only too happy to have something different in their aquariums, as long as that something fits in with the current population. The apple being talked of here is the Sea Apple which is definitely different! As can be seen it’s colourful too. An aquarist who has

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What Is A Marine Invertebrate?

Invertebrates are very important to marine aquarists, particularly those that own a reef system. The word invertebrate covers all those organisms that have neither an internal skeleton nor a backbone. They live on land and in the seas. There are around 2,000,000 different species on the planet and in the

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