Saltwater Fish

Fish Acclimation

You just bought your first fish or coral and need to acclimate it to your saltwater aquarium or quarantine tank. Please remember that less than a month ago your fish may have been swimming in the ocean. Then a diver captured it and spent the next week acclimating it to changes in water pressure to …

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First Saltwater Fish

Selecting Your First Saltwater Aquarium Fish Your saltwater aquarium is ready for its first fish. Damsels are often the first saltwater fish recommended to beginner hobbyists by most fish stores. Why? Most damsels are very hardy, but there a few things you should know before purchasing one for your fish tank. Despite being inexpensive, most …

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Aquarium Stocking Tips

Your aquarium must meet appropriate water conditions before you add any livestock! Always Test Your Water before adding new livestock. Selecting your first fish can be very exciting, but before you make a purchase be sure to do your homework. Saltwater fish can be broken down into two basic categories: Reef Safe and Fish Only. …

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Mandarin Goby

Mandarin Goby Care One of the most colorful saltwater aquarium fish is surely the Mandarin Goby, also known as the Mandarin Dragonet. Although beautiful in nature, proper care must be taken to keep this fish in your home aquarium. What Size Tank Do I Need to Keep a Mandarin Goby? As far as swimming space, …

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Blue Hippo Tang

Blue Tang Information The Blue Hippo or Pacific Regal Tang is generally a hardy and easy fish to keep once it becomes comfortable and established in an appropriate sized aquarium. Yet, acclimating and introducing a new Blue Tang can be frustrating to hobbyists of any skill level because they are very prone to Ich. It …

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