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Five Starter Fish Every Saltwater Hobbyist Should Avoid

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5 Saltwater Starter Fish Every Saltwater Hobbyist Should Avoid What is a saltwater starter fish? When you set up a saltwater fish tank, the first fish you put in the tank (the fish you start with) could be considered starter fish. When applied broadly, the term starter fish probably refers …

Albert B Ulrich IIIFive Starter Fish Every Saltwater Hobbyist Should Avoid
clownfish-an example of a great saltwater starter fish

Five Saltwater Starter Fish for Beginners

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Five Beginner Saltwater Fish: Also known as Saltwater Starter Fish What makes a fish species a great beginner saltwater fish or saltwater starter fish?  There are a few key attributes that are most important if you are a looking to add a great fish to your saltwater aquarium. Hardiness To be …

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Last Day to Pre-order How to Frag Corals

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This is the last day you can pre-order: How to Frag Corals: A Simple Guide to Coral Propagation and Coral Fragging for the Marine Reef Aquarium Hobbyist at 50% off the list price. Pre-order today to lock in the discount before the price goes up. Releases on January 20th The book officially …

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Saltwater Ich

Saltwater Ich

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Saltwater ich—the war in your aquarium and how to stop it I was surfing the old world wide web for interesting content and found a very scientific article about treating saltwater ich, written by Steven Pro. I have included a link to it at the bottom of this post–I encourage you to check it out–it is …

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Saltwater aquarium blog most popular the worst and my favorite blog posts

The Most Popular, Worst and My Favorite Blog Posts

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As part of the Saltwater Aquarium Blog 3-year birthday celebration, I thought I’d take a moment to reflect back on some of the blog posts written over the past three years. Here are the most popular, worst and my favorite blog posts from the last three years. Most Popular Saltwater …

Albert B Ulrich IIIThe Most Popular, Worst and My Favorite Blog Posts
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Breeding the Banggai Cardinalfish

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  A while back, I wrote an article about Breeding the Banggai cardinalfish that was published in Aquarium Fish International. This is the article is written the way I originally intended it and includes my intended (bad) humor. I was pretty fortunate to have success breeding this awesome saltwater fish. …

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Plumbing for an aquarium rackin my fish room

DIY Aquarium Rack for Fish Room: Plumbing

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DIY Aquarium Rack for Fish Room: Plumbing This article is part of a series. To start at the beginning of the series, click here: Each tank drains through a one-inch vertical standpipe connected to the bulkhead via a 90 degree elbow joint.  The tanks drain into a two-inch diameter PVC …

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Reef Aquarium Lighting

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Reef Aquarium Lighting One of the most common questions I hear from new saltwater aquarium hobbyists about reef aquarium lighting is, “How much light do I need? Is there a minimum wattage I should consider to keep coral in a reef tank?” I have heard aquarists offer up the advice …

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