Marine Aquarium Blog, Resources And Information

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

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Controlling Fish Tank Diseases

Disease in the aquarium is one of the main fears of aquarists. Once the presence of a disease is known the aquarist’s stress level shoots up and quite understandably so – at the worst there could be a full aquarium wipe-out. When the word disease is mentioned

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DIY Aquarium Stand Resources

There are quite a few reasons as to why an aquarist would consider building their own aquarium stand. The current financial climate is one that springs to mind. It is a lot cheaper to build your own than purchase ‘off the shelf’ The challenge and satisfaction of

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We’re Back…

At last – the website(s) are restored! We have been working with our hosting company over the past couple of days to see what has happened and attempt to rectify the issue which also attempting to ensure that it does not happen again. According to the host

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How To Set Up An Aquarium For A Seahorse

These lovely and strange life forms are very endearing and become a household pet very easily. Children in particular seem to be fascinated by them. The care of seahorses is not to be undertaken lightly. They need very similar maintenance to a fish only marine system, so

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Identify That Invertebrate

Many, probably the majority of aquarists keep invertebrates. Captive reef systems are plentiful nowadays with a high rate of success because of the information available about them, including many invertebrates that could well be considered as livestock. Information and identification are the two words in mind here

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The Sun Coral

Aquarists, new or experienced, usually enjoy wandering around marine hobby shops just gawping or watching for that special fish or coral. Perhaps a reef aquarium is being set up and stocking is in progress, or the aquarium has more useable space. A coral that will catch the

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Diatom Algae

Algae! Now there’s a word that can raise very mixed emotions in a marine aquarist. Even if the aquarist is a newcomer to the hobby, if plenty has been read in research he or she will be aware of the dangers. Of course not all algae’s are

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Just Looking…

How many aquarists spend quite a lot of time looking at pictures in magazines and on the internet? I’m not unusual; in this respect, there are going to be thousands and thousands. Besides gazing at the captive reef in the aquarist’s own home which is one of

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Brine Shrimp – Any Use In The Marine Aquarium?

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 for

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