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Coral Beauty Angelfish | Centropyge bispinosa Care & Info

Coral beauty angelfish, Centropyge bispinosa, Sulawesi Indonesia.

What attracts many aquarists to the saltwater hobby are the amazing colors of the oceans’ inhabitants. The coral beauty angelfish is definitely no exception in this: this small species makes up for its size with its spectacular coloration. Keep reading for everything you need to know about caring for coral beauty angelfish in your home … Read more

7 Peaceful Corals for the Reef Aquarium

Orange fox coral in aquarium

As ridiculous as it might sound to non-aquarists, corals aren’t nearly as stationary as they seem. Reef keepers will know that at night, not only does part of many of them move, they even attack each other! Coral warfare can be a huge headache if you’re trying to keep your reef happy and healthy. Don’t … Read more

7 Types of Coral for Beginning Reef Keepers

white Bubble coral close up

7 types of coral for beginning reef keepers If you’re just starting out in the reef world and looking for suitable types of corals to stock your first aquarium with, you might end up slightly overwhelmed. It’s a bit of a challenge to make heads or tails of this endless world of psychedelic colors and … Read more

Firefish Goby Care & Info

firefish goby close up in aquarium

If you’re a beginning aquarist looking for a colorful addition to their aquarium, you’ll love the firefish goby. This small and nano aquarium-proof goby species is peaceful, fun to watch and not difficult to keep. Keep reading for everything you need to know about keeping firefish gobies in your aquarium! Name (Common, Scientific) Firefish goby, … Read more

Melanurus Wrasse Care & Info

beautiful tail-spot wrasse up close in tank

Melanurus wrasse care | Halichoeres melanurus If you’re just starting out in the world of marine fishkeeping, the choice in fish can be pretty overwhelming. There are so many beautiful species out there, but many are difficult to keep if you’re not experienced in the hobby. May we introduce the Melanurus wrasse? A great starter … Read more

Six Line Wrasse Care & Info

Six line wrasse swimming in tank close up

Six line wrasse care (Pseudocheilinus hexataenia) Looking for a fish that’s colorful, easy to keep, reef safe, inexpensive and can be kept in relatively small tanks? There’s a reason the six line wrasse is one of the most popular saltwater aquarium fish. A perfect choice for beginning reef keepers, this active little fish never disappoints. … Read more

Coral Banded Shrimp Care & Info

Coral banded shrimp photographed on Caribbean reef.

If you’re looking for a colorful addition to your saltwater aquarium, the coral banded shrimp might be a good choice for you. Scientifically known as Stenopus hispidus, this one gets its common name from its red-and-white striped body and claws. A colorful and fascinating addition to the aquarium! Keep reading for everything you need to … Read more

Arrow Crab Care & Info

Arrow crab (Stenorhynchus seticornis) on a Caribbean reef

Weirdo alert! If you’re looking for an unusual crustacean addition to your marine aquarium, you’ve found it. Let us introduce you to this spindly number: the arrow crab. With its extremely long spindly legs and unicorn-like horn on its head, this crab is hard to overlook. Keep reading for everything you need to know about … Read more

How Long Do Clownfish Live? | About Clownfish Lifespan

Two Ocellaris Clown fish swimming in aquarium

Probably the most popular aquarium fish out there, clownfish species (Amphiprioninae) are in the hobby to stay. If you’re thinking of getting one of the various clownfish species for your aquarium, you might be wondering how long you’ll be able to enjoy it for. How long do clownfish live? Let’s dive into clownfish lifespan and … Read more