Feeding marine fish is very enjoyable, an interaction between the aquarist and his/her livestock. Some fish are usually easy to feed such as damsels and others could be more difficult such as some butterfly fish. Feeding is so enjoyable that there is the danger that too muchRead more →
Well, not really, but it did appear that way. I have a soft coral reef and there are only two fish, a Fijian blue damsel (Chrysiptera cyanea) and a flame angel (Centropyge loriculus). Under white and blue lights they both display stunning colour, and the damsel evenRead more →
Feeding fish nowadays is not usually a problem. Whatever the fish eats there is something commercially available that is suitable, be it a flake, pellet, freeze dried, sheet or frozen variety. Among the foods available as frozen are brine shrimp, which have been used by aquarists forRead more →
Several different foods suitable for marine livestock could be used for overall feeding and this variation is a good thing, as it increases the chances of fish etc ingesting all that they need. Whatever food is used, it should be marked as ‘marine’ – flake food forRead more →
During your life looking after a salt water aquarium have you ever done something that you didn’t regret, but which tended to test your patience and perhaps even question your own sanity? I have.
Salt water coral fish are for the most part very beautiful. The fish we keep tend to become favourites, or we see one in a magazine, on-line, or observe one in a shop which we fall in love with.Read more →