Halimeda – An algae you will want in your tank

Halimeda Algae is a decrative algae also known as the Cactus Algae & Money Plant. Though technically it is an algae its shape and growth patterns make it both visually appealing and a beneficial nutrient extractor for your saltwater tank.

Yellow Clown Goby

Yellow Clown Goby are excellent fish for any salt water fish keeper. They are typically reasonable in prices and are a good hearty fish once past the initial acclimation and quarantining process. These fish show tons of personality and do not tend to be shy fish once they are comfortable in their tank. This makes them a great addition to most tanks.

Cleanup Crews What When and How

A cleanup crew or CUC as you will see it abbreviated a lot online, is a collection of creatures you can add to your aquarium that perform various beneficial functions. But which ones do you need and what do they do?

Tuxedo Urchin

The tuxedo urchin is often overlooked by many new aquarists. It is not one of the primary mentions for your clean-up crew, nor is it making any great beginner fish list. When you get down to it though if you have a fairly established aquarium, say 9-12 months or more, this is one of the best algae eaters you can add.

Red Fromia Starfish

The Red Fromia Starfish is a striking addition to any tank but is often a casualty of owner knowledge insufficiency. In this article we cover some key points you will want to be mindful of so yours lives as long as possible.

Banded Coral Shrimp

The Coral Banded Shrimp is an amazingly intriguing specimen for the aquarium. They are a relatively easy to care for creature. Distinguishable by their red and white striped markings, long antenna, and two large pincer arms.

Valentini Puffer Fish

The Valentini Puffer fish is an awesome fish to keep. It is fairly easy to care for, but does have some specific compatibility constraints to be aware of. It is also often known as the Saddle Valentini Puffer , Valentini’s Sharpnose Puffer, Valentini Puffer, Saddled Toby, and Black Saddle Puffer fish.

Chocolate Chip Starfish

The Chocolate Chip starfish has caught many an eye at the pet store and local aquariums. The common coloring pattern is tan to brown but there are several species with grey, red, and blue coloring. These are an awesome addition to a non-aggressive fish only tank.

Best Beginner Coral

To the beginner, starting a coral reef tank can seem very intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. In this article I am going to go over 6 of the best coral for beginners. I am also going to break those 6 into 3 phases to make it even easier to get started.

A Guide To Canister Filters

Interested in a canister filter? Want to know how they work, the maintenance required to keep them running, and which ones are best? I am going to answer all of those questions and more in this guide to canister filters.