How To Get Rid Of Red Slime Algae

red slime algae

Maintaining a clean and healthy tank is the pride of any fish-keeper – be they a professional or hobbyist. After all, the happiness of your fish and the aesthetic of your tank depend on your hard work. So, how should you react if you find red algae in your fish tank? Does this mean you’ve … Read more

Everything You Need To Know About Zoanthids

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Whether you’re new to aquarium keeping or highly experienced, incorporating corals is a beautiful and ecologically smart way to keep your tank looking gorgeous. As such, have you thought about using zoanthids to brighten up your aquarium? Coral is difficult to properly care for, even if you’re highly experienced. However, you’ll be happy to learn … Read more

A Complete Guide to Coralline Algae

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Algae is often thought to be the bane of any aquarium enthusiast’s tank—and for good reason. Large amounts of it can produce too much oxygen or release too much nitrogen back into the environment when it dies, creating an unsafe chemical imbalance that could kill everything inside your tank. Not all algae are bad algae, … Read more

Butterfly Fish Guide

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Butterfly fish are a beautiful, elegant family of tropical fish that make quite the pretty picture. Their vivid colors as well as graceful swimming attracts aquarists and divers alike, and make little kids visiting the aquarium go ‘Ooh!’ while squishing their face against the glass. Given this, it isn’t all that surprising to know that … Read more

The Best Saltwater Fish For Beginners

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Want to know the best saltwater fish for beginners? We’ve got you covered. Building and curating a thriving saltwater aquarium is often the ultimate aim for any fish enthusiast. The bright colors and magical beauty of saltwater fish provides endless fun for all ages. So how can you build your own saltwater aquarium? With a … Read more

Nerite Snails Guide

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When you’re filling a home aquarium, snails are not the first occupants that come to mind. Snails, though, can prove excellent additions to any aquarium, so long as you take their personalities and those of their tankmates into account. The zebra nerite snail is an especially companionable subspecies of snail. Their coloring makes them distinctive … Read more

Blue Tang Guide

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The Blue Tang fish – or, more popularly known as Dory. The lovable (and forgetful!) blue, black, and yellow fish was made famous in the hit Disney/Pixar movies Finding Nemo and Finding Dory, voiced by the remarkable Ellen DeGeneres. With the release of these films came a love for the Blue Tang from saltwater aquarium … Read more

Wrasse Guide

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When starting your saltwater tank, there are a lot of different fish to choose from. What is a wrasse, though? The Wrasse is of the family Labridae, and has over 500 species of fish! Found throughout the tropical waters of the world, they range in size from a few inches, up to the massive Napoleon … Read more

Cat Shark Guide

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Keeping aquariums can turn into something of an obsession. There are so many possibilities in keeping aquatic animals, from saltwater to freshwater, open ocean tanks and reef tanks, and the more you understand about keeping your own little ecosystems, the more you may be ready for more challenges. So, what about a shark? There are … Read more

Seahorse Guide


When building aquariums, people love to have unique, colorful, and interesting fish for their tank. Well, what better way to make an impact than a few quirky little seahorses? Most people recognize these fish at first glance, and almost everyone has heard of their unique reproductive systems, but how easy are they to keep and … Read more

Grouper Fish Guide

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Grouper fish, otherwise known as part of the Serranidae family, are a large saltwater carnivorous species with a wide variety in size and color. They used to be big sport for those that enjoyed fishing, but their numbers have dwindled to less than 80% of what they used to be. However, these big fish can … Read more

Pipefish Guide

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What on earth is a pipefish? They are a cousin of seahorses, and there are over 200 species of pipefish worldwide! Pipefish are a unique fish, slender and long-bodied with rings of bony armour around their bodies, much like seahorses. There are freshwater pipefish, but most live in either marine or brackish waters. A great … Read more

Lionfish Guide

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Lionfish are a strikingly beautiful addition to any saltwater tank. Elegant and colourful, they are also equipped with poisonous spines and are voracious predators. Don’t let this dissuade you; with some knowledge and basic care, these amazing fish can become a beloved and healthy part of your saltwater collection. There are a few different kinds … Read more

Snowflake Eel Guide

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Snowflake eels are carnivorous saltwater creatures, and while this might seem too dangerous for an aquarium, on the contrary – they’re great additions to your tank! They are also known as snowflake morays, clouded morays, and starry morays. Scientifically, they are known as Echidna nebulosa and are part of the Muraenidae family. People keep morays … Read more

Damselfish Guide

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Damselfish are a beautiful species that can add life and colour to your aquarium. However, while they’re relatively simple to care for, it’s important to know the breeds to select from and what unique advantages or challenges they’ll each present. Interested in owning one for yourself? Here we break down all you need to know … Read more

Royal Gramma Guide

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The Royal Gramma Basslet is a popular fish for any reef tank due to their docile temperament, small size, and ease of care. Their bright colouring and label as a cleaning fish make them a great choice for any aquarist looking to add some serious vibrancy to their tank. You may recognize this vivid little … Read more

Clown Fish Guide

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Since Disney’s release of Finding Nemo and Finding Dory, the clownfish species’ popularity has skyrocketed. But did you know they are actually a fun and easy fish to care for? Amphiprion ocellaris is their scientific name, but they go by a variety of names – mostly known as the Common Clownfish or the False Percula … Read more

Mandarin Fish Guide

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With their gorgeous, vibrant colors and stunning stripes, it’s no wonder why the Mandarin Fish (also known as the Mandarin Goby, Psychedelic Goby, or the Mandarin Dragonet) is considered one of the most beautiful fish in the ocean. Their exotic array of green, yellow, blue, red, and orange coloring makes them popular among aquarium and … Read more

Oscar Fish Guide

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While not the most popular fish at the pet store, the Oscar fish is a favorite among fish keepers for their variety of beautiful colors and their bountiful personalities. However, like other cichlids, Oscars tend to run on the aggressive side and should not be considered as an addition to a crowded or small aquarium. … Read more

The 26 Best Saltwater Fish For Your Aquarium

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Owning a thriving saltwater aquarium is a dream for many aquarists. While keeping freshwater fish is extremely fun and rewarding, there’s just something magical about the exotic beauty of saltwater fish. These are the fish that capture our hearts: from the cute Finding Nemo clownfish to the exquisite seahorse, there’s something to interest every fish keeper! … Read more