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Cleaning Wrasse Or Shrimp?

We frequently get asked which is better in a reef tank-cleaner shrimp or cleaner fishes? The debate rages between cleaner wrasses and scarlet cleaner shrimp. Each has its advantages and ..
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Feeding Brains

A customer who was considering purchasing an open brain coral (Trachyphyllia geoffroyi) from us called me up to ask me if he would need to feed this animal. He said that he had seen a lot of ..
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Zoanthids For Everyone

Zoanthids are rightfully beloved by nearly all marine aquarists. They are often bright, uniquely colored and fast-growing. Because they are generally hardy, they make an excellent choice for the ..
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Wrasses Labridae Family

The Family Labridae is a massive family of fishes (trumped only by gobies). Some of these fishes, commonly known as wrasses, are amongst the perennial favorites in the marine aquarium industry. ..
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Achilles Or Powder Blue Tangs in a 90 Gallon Tank? Can it Be ..

Can I keep an Achilles or Powder Blue Tang in a 90-gallon tank? Thanks for the question. Both of these fish are extremely hard to keep unless you are very experienced with sensitive fish. The ones we .
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Gobies Gobiidae Family

There are at least six different families in the suborder Gobioidei with close to three hundred genera and over 2,000 species described to date. Most are tropical marine fish, live on the bottom and ..
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Triggerfishes Balistidae Family

The Triggerfish belong to the family Balistidae, which is made up of approximately forty species in eleven genera. About half of those species are commonly seen in the hobby, and they are some of the .
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Lionfishes Scorpaenidae Family

Members of this family are known commonly as Firefish, Scorpionfish, Rockfish, Stonefish, or Lionfish (amongst others). They belong to the order Scorpaeniformes, which includes 35 families, 300 ..
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