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Purple firefish: Nemmateleotris decora

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Purple Firefish Guide The Nemmateleotris decora, commonly known as Purple Firefish, Purple Dartfish, Flame Firefish, Decorated Dartfish, Fire Goby or Decorated Firefish, the Indo-west-Pacific Ocean area in 1973. Its natural coloration is white to various degrees of yellow shades, with deep purple hues beginning at the head and ending in …

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Lawnmower Blenny Aquarium Care: Salarias fasciatus

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Lawnmower Blenny Aquarium Care The Lawnmower Blenny, Salarias fasciatus, is a peaceful community saltwater fish with a great personality and truly earns the name lawnmower, by mowing down microalgae in your tank. As is typical for any saltwater fish, the lawnmower blenny is also known by several other names, including …

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Reef Aquarium Gloves Product Review

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Reef Aquarium Gloves Product Review: This may be a first time for me to ever say this–and it might even be the first time this has ever been stated in the English language, but I’m excited about a new pair of gloves I just bought. They are bright yellow gloves, …

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Coral Beauty Angelfish: Centropyge bispinosus

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Introduction to keeping the Coral Beauty Angelfish The Coral Beauty Angelfish is a very popular saltwater fish among all hobbyist aquarists, because of tis beautiful colors and hardiness. Scientists call it Centropyge bispinosus, while people have given it other common names, such as Spined Angelfish, Dusky Angelfish or Coral Beauty. Its …

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Kole tang Ctenochaetus strigosus

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Introduction to keeping the Kole Tang The Kole tang, Ctenochaetus strigosus, is a popular saltwater fish, also known as Yelloweye Tang, Striped Bristletooth Tang, Goldring Bristletooth Tang, Spotted Surgeonfish, Yellow-eyed surgeonfish etc. It belongs to the family Acanthuridae under order Perciformes of class Actinopterygii. Native to the Hawaiian Islands, it inhabits shallow …

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The importance of being consistent with your saltwater aquarium

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Consistency is one of the most important concepts when it comes to having a successful saltwater aquarium. The animals we keep in our tanks tend to do best when the water quality is high and the conditions are stable. That’s why it is so important to create a routine and …

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copperband butterfly

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The Copperband butterfly, a beautiful saltwater aquarium fish The Copperband butterfly is a beautiful and iconic saltwater aquarium fish species. The long nose, honed by evolution for picking meals from tiny crevices in the live rock. The alternating black-lined goldfish yellow copper-colored bands and white coloration pattern. The false eyespot on …

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How to make saltwater from reef salt mix

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How do you make the saltwater for a saltwater reef tank? Have you ever looked at a saltwater tank at a city aquarium, or even a dentist’s office and thought, “I wish I could have one of those!” but don’t even know where to begin? For example, where do they even get the …

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