Posts Tagged aquarium-fish

The Banggai Cardinal At Risk?

The Banggai Cardinal, properly called Pterapogon kauderni, is a fairly new fish for the salt water aquarium. The fish in the aquarium is fairly sedentary, but has lovely colouring, with black vertical striping on a silver body and a long forked tail, again silver/black. It has become popular for obvious

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Is Frozen Fish Food Beneficial To Fish Or Just Handy To Aquarists?

Unless the aquarium is a reef with corals only, then there are going to be fish present. Whatever species these fish are there will not be sufficient food in the aquarium to meet their needs. One of the most pleasurable parts of keeping a marine aquarium is feeding the fish.

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‘Big’ To The Marine Aquarist

Most marine aquarists keep mixed reef aquariums, some of them are very small ‘nano’ systems and others could be six footers, large in the hobby world. There are a few who own aquariums even larger. Other aquarists have fish only systems that could be the same in size range to

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How Do You Transport Aquarium Fish?

Obtaining fish from the LFS (local fish shop) is really exciting. Maybe the aquarium is being initially stocked, or perhaps an ‘extra’ is being added (I hope that this doesn’t mean overstocking!). Whatever the reason for the purchase, the fish need to be taken to the aquarist’s home. The fish

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