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Ocellaris vs Percula | Which Is the Clownfish for You?

Percula clownfish, a popular aquarium fish, perched on anemone.

As mentioned in the post about clownfish habitat, there isn’t just one type of clownfish out there. In fact, there are actually quite a few different species! The two most popular are probably Amphiprion ocellaris and Amphiprion percula, the ocellaris and percula clownfish. But… how do you know which one you’re dealing with? Let’s go … Read more

Spirorbid worms | Aquarium Friend or Foe?

If you’ve been following the FantaSEA blog for a while, you’ll know that there are plenty of critters out there that can show up in your aquarium uninvited. That’s why we’ve got the Aquarium Friend or Foe section! Today’s creature feature: spirorbid worms. Are they useful guests or unwanted pests? Keep reading for everything you … Read more

Stomatella Snail | Aquarium Friend or Foe?

If you’re an avid marine fishkeeper, you’ll know that live rock can contain a wide range of critters that might show their face over time. Some of these hitchhikers are considered unwanted visitors, while others are seen as neutral or even beneficial to your aquatic ecosystem. We get calls all the time asking about uninvited … Read more

Banana Eel Care & Info | Gymnothorax miliaris

Gymnothorax miliaris moray eel

Interested in keeping a moray eel? We get it! There aren’t many fish around that are cooler than these serpentine predators. And that especially applies if they’re bright yellow like the banana eel, a selectively bred color morph of Gymnothorax miliaris morays. But don’t forget: banana eels aren’t for every aquarium, nor every aquarist. Keep … Read more

Desjardini Tang | Zebrasoma desjardinii Care & Info

Desjardini tang (Zebrasoma desjardinii) aquarium fish

We’ve all heard of the yellow tang, but did you know that there are more amazing tang species out there in the aquarium hobby? Let us introduce you to the colorful Desjardini tang (Zebrasoma desjardinii). Not the easiest fish to keep, but definitely an interesting addition whose amazing coloration makes it worth the hassle! Keep … Read more