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Guard Crabs
Coral-associated crabs can be beneficial additions to reef aquariums containing SPS corals. Bonus Content>>
By Scott W. Michael

A Breeding Challenge: Checkerboard Cichlids
Only experienced aquarists should attempt keeping and breeding dwarf cichlids in the Dicrossus genus. Bonus Content>>
By Wolfgang Staeck, Ph.D.

Create a Safari in Your Tank
A Rift Lake aquarium dedicated to cichlids from Africa's Lake Tanganyika is not too difficult to create, and it will unlock untold joys. Bonus Content>>
By Rick and Tamela Biro

Sunburst Anthias
The diminutive sunburst anthias is different than most fancy sea basses in that it is more suitable for captivity. More>>
By Bob Fenner

Moorish Idols: The Ultimate Challenge
The Moorish idol usually does not survive in captivity, but following these tips may increase your chances of success. Bonus Content>>
By Bob Fenner

Breeding Julies
Julidochromis species participate in cooperative breeding, which makes for an interesting display. Bonus Content>>
By Wolfgang Staeck, Ph.D. 

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