Celebrate World Oceans Day 2014!

Celebrate World Oceans Day 2014! Celebrate World Oceans Day 2014!

Join in celebration of the World Oceans Day 2014 this Sunday, June 8th! Did you know that 71% of our beautiful earth is covered by ocean? We human land dwelling creatures only live on 29% of the earth while the oceans cover almost 3/4 of the planet. Yet almost 95% of the world’s oceans are still unexplored. This vast watery world is teeming with... [Read more of this article]

Nano Tank Stocking Guide for Reef, Saltwater and Freshwater Aquariums

Nano Tank Stocking Guide for Reef, Saltwater and Freshwater Aquariums Nano Tank Stocking Guide for Reef, Saltwater and Freshwater Aquariums

Fish Selection Guide for Nano Tanks 10+ general rules for stocking the nano aquarium. For the best success, follow these suggestions when you are selecting fish for the nano aquarium, whether you plan on keeping a freshwater, saltwater, or a mini-reef tank. Considering the nano tank’s small size, the first and most important rule when stocking... [Read more of this article]

Why I Hate Crabs

Why I Hate Crabs Why I Hate Crabs

Emerald Crab or Green Clinging Crab Mithraculus sculptus is a dark green color and comes from the tropical waters of the Caribbean Sea Crabs in the Saltwater Aquarium No, I am not talking about our old aunts or other relatives, although they can probably fit loosely into this topic if I could throw them in my saltwater tank! For the sake of family peace,... [Read more of this article]

Cinnamon Clownfish, adding spice to Animal-World

Cinnamon Clownfish, adding spice to Animal-World Cinnamon Clownfish, adding spice to Animal-World

Cinnamon Clownfish makes a spicy splash on Animal-World! The Cinnamon Clownfish looks like it’s bathed in your favorite spice. The amount of black can be a lot or a little, giving it a dusting of cinnamon color. This is one of those “bullet-proof” clownfish that does really well in any saltwater aquarium or reef tank. It’s... [Read more of this article]

Three Good Protein Skimmers for a Mini Reef

Three Good Protein Skimmers for a Mini Reef Three Good Protein Skimmers for a Mini Reef

Good hang-on skimmers for the lower to mid-range budgets! There are some decent low-to-mid priced protein skimmers, though each has its own little flaws and pluses. Yet there is an aquarist for each one. Some aquarists are simply more willing to mess around with their skimmers, so as Stuart Smalley would say, “and… that’s okay!” Dating... [Read more of this article]

Brilliant New Soft Coral Species Discovered, Psammogorgia hookeri

February 17, 2014 by  
Filed under All Posts, Animal News, Aquariums, Corals Mini-Reef

Brilliant New Soft Coral Species Discovered, Psammogorgia hookeri Brilliant New Soft Coral Species Discovered, Psammogorgia hookeri

Photo Courtesy Yuri Hooker Peru Underwater A beautiful bright red coral species, described as Psammogorgia hookeri, has been found in the Peruvian region of the Eastern Pacific! It was the brilliant reddish color of this soft coral that first caught the attention of Yuri Hooker in 2002, and he collect the first specimens at that time. Hooker came across... [Read more of this article]

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