The Mysterious Sea Anemones Types & Care

sea anemones

When it comes to a saltwater aquarium, your choices of what to keep are endless. Aside from a wide variety of reef fishes and corals, sea anemones are also one of the most frequently chosen by saltwater aquarists. Aside from adding beauty to your aquarium, sea anemones spark interest and often become the topic of … Read more

13 Most Popular & Beautiful Tang Fish Types

types of tang fish

Did you know there are over 80 different types of tang fish in the ocean? Tangs come in very many different colors & patterns, enough to cover the entire rainbow spectrum and then some. But as attractive as these marine fish are, they can be quite expensive and hard to come by. Maybe you want … Read more

What Are Water Mites? Are They Harmful?

water mites in fish tank

Water mites in your fish tank can be a worrying concern. Or it may be nothing serious at all. It depends on the specific variety of the mite you’re dealing with. One of the first things you should know about these little bugs is that they exist naturally in the aquatic ecosystem. But no aquarist … Read more

Diamondback Terrapin (malaclemys Terrapin)

Diamondback Terrapin

The Diamondback Terrapin gets its name from the diamond-shaped growth rings on the back of its shell. The word “terrapin” comes from an Algonquin word for edible turtles that live in brackish water. You can count the age of a terrapin by counting the rings on its scutes. Each scute is unique just like fingerprints … Read more

Moray Eels (Gymnothorax Funebris)

Moray Eels

While many people are familiar with the green moray, moray eels come in a range of sizes, colors, and patterns. The dark green to brown color of the green moray eel comes from a yellowish mucous that covers its blue skin to provide protection from parasites and infectious bacteria. Additionally, they are often camouflaged to … Read more

Cownose Ray(Rhinopterus Bonasus)

Cownose Ray

The rays in this tank are called Cownose rays. Cownose rays are related to sharks and skates. They get their name from their unique forehead, which resembles the nose of a cow. They are brown to olive colored. Their tails can range in length, some can be twice as long as their body. Habitat Cownose … Read more