Common Miss Steps of Beginning Saltwater Aquarists

Keeping a marine aquarium healthy is no easy task. After all, you’re trying to recreate an entire ecosystem within the confines of a box often no bigger than your average piece of furniture. And it’s often not an exact science either. Even with all the knowledge available on the subject today there’s still no substitute for experience and a keen eye. Problem is experience and knowledge often only come after trying and failing a couple times first. To give you a leg up, here are some common miss steps beginning saltwater aquarists often make.   Rushing When it comes to … Continue reading

Great Fish For Your First Saltwater Aqaurium

If you’re considering a saltwater aquarium then you probably already have some ideas of the fish you want to keep. You may not know all their names but you at least have a mental image of what they look like and can picture them swimming happily up and down your tank already. But before you get too far ahead of yourself, let’s take a closer look at those fish and see if you’re headed for a tropical paradise or a underwater disaster.   What makes a good starter fish? First, we need to determine just what it is that makes … Continue reading