There are a vast array of amazing fish available to marine aquarists. Many of these sport beautiful colors or exhibit interesting behavior. Unfortunately, there are a large number of species available in the aquarium trade that are ill-suited to smaller or medium-size home aquariums, or are difficult to keep for other reasons.
From Hawaiian feather dusters to fox corals to elegance corals, each profile includes information including a physical description, difficulty in keeping, range, compatibility and ideal aquarium conditions.
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The seahorse is a wonderful animal to watch in an aquarium, and with large captive breeding programs, these fish are becoming more popular. FishChannel has several expert articles that cover how to get started with them.
When it comes to saltwater tanks, you have choices. You can go with a Fish Only With Live Rock (FOWLR), a reef only tank, or a combination of both. Read the pros and cons of each.
Avoid problem species when choosing fish and invertebrates for your reef aquarium.
Nano reefs can make beautiful displays, but there are considerations when building out a system.
Want to set up a reef aquarium but don't know how to get started? This guide details virtually all aspects building and maintaining a reef aquarium.
The debate between DIY live rock versus natural live rock often hinges on a question of ecological sustainability.
Have questions about reefkeeping> Read up on virtually all aspects of the reefkeeping hobby, from choosing the right corals to finding reef safe fish.
Melissa Ramirez has been keeping marine and reef aquariums for several years. During that time, she has made many observations about the hobby and has learned many lessons that she will share here.
From product reviews to new product listings and announcements to product reviews and discussions, FishChannel's Aquarium Products section has the latest information on the products that help keep your aquarium running smoothly.
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From LED lighting systems and canister filters to heaters, nano aquariums and beyond, all freshwater, saltwater and reef aquarium enthusiasts will want to know how these new products perform.
Check out these products introduced and released for freshwater, saltwater and reef aquarium enthusiasts. Get the specs on the latest equipment.
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