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7 Unwelcome Aquarium Hitchhikers

Bearded fireworm underwater photo

If you’re interested in setting up a reef aquarium, you probably have all kinds of amazing fish and invertebrates in mind that you would like to keep. But did you know that it’s pretty much inevitable to also end up with critters that you didn’t invite?  The stowaways that come with live rock are referred … 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

6 Easy Saltwater Aquarium Fish for Beginners

two firefish goby close up in aquarium

6 easy saltwater aquarium fish for beginners Just getting started on your first marine aquarium? Finding the right fish for your tank and combining them in a way that avoids territorial quarrels can be a challenge. There are so many different species out there. Which do you choose?! Why not go for a hardy species … 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