Posts Tagged aquarium-fish

If I Were Only Allowed One Small Fish!

There are so many choices of fish for fish only and reef systems. Fish only systems usually carry a higher number of inmates and these could be just about anything available at the LFS (local fish shop), the restrictions being the size of the aquarium and the compatibility of the

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Two Small Spectacular Fishes

The words ‘marine’ and ‘spectacular’ seem to go hand in hand. Consider corals in all their diversity and splendour. The corals don’t have it all their own way; there are spectacular marine fish as well. Many of the colourful fish available are medium to large in size. There are the

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Tube Anemones

Tube anemones (Cerianthus sp) are fairly commonly seen in local fish shops (LFS’s). They are different and very attractive. They remind me a little of ‘feather dusters’ in how they live, and also of some fireworks in appearance. The ‘pretty’ fireworks that is, where colourful flames and sparks exit the

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What To Look For When Purchasing A New Fish

The purchase of a new fish be this your very first one or a new one to an existing aquarium already stocked with fish can be a very exciting time. Due to the excitement this can often result in impulse purchases. Everyone is tempted to purchase on impulse and it

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SPS Corals – Are They For The Beginner?

More than two decades ago the marine aquarist would be pleased if fish survived in the aquarium, never mind corals of any type. The aquarium would have a fairly deep coarse sand bed, and underneath the sand would be an under-gravel filter plate. Another filtration method was a canister filter.

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