Our Show Fish Display Tank is Starting Hot [Video]

We talk a lot about fish, corals, clams, and to a lesser degree anemones but with the reef side of the saltwater aquarium hobby taking over, the corals are kind of displacing the other major groups of reeflife, just by…

Hands-on with the 128 Gallon Rimless Tank & Stand from Pro Clear Aquatic Systems

It’s hard to deny that the ‘saltwater fish’ aquarium hobby has almost completely transformed into the ‘coral reef’ aquarium hobby, with the majority of discussions being framed in the context of a REEF tank. This is mostly good with some…

All the Fish in the Reef Builders Aquarium Hotel [Video]

Keeping most fish in a dedicated aquarium is incredibly more easy than trying to condition and acclimate them to aquarium life in a reef tank. For most of this year the Mode retail rack at the Reef Builders studio has…

Aquas Mobile App – Explore, Build and Share Your Aquarium

Get ready to download the newest must-have aquarium app – Aquas Mobile App, currently being funded on Indiegogo. Aquas features a comprehensive database of marine fish, invertebrates, and coral – with live compatibility ratings for your aquarium, a brief description,…

Why it is important to quarantine your fish and coral

Similar to the state of Hawaii’s required 120-day quarantine for pets, to maintain their status as the only rabies-free state, you can think of your quarantine tank as a model to prevent the “rabies” of the marine world. There is…

Toadfish noises much more than simple grunts and groans

The Toadfish is probably more well known for its unique swim bladder than its ability to make noises but a recent study by researchers at Cornell University may change that as toadfish may be sending complex information in the noises they make.…

PECTO going blue on saltwater, freshwater fish

Apparently back in August of this year PETCO decided to “go blue” (link to their announcement) in their aquatics department. This “go blue” is being described as “PETCO believes in taking a preventative and healthier approach to maintaining a fish’s…

Stop buying saltwater fish from PETCO

Most of you know about PETCO and their saltwater fish problems. It is no secret. For years, PETCO has had a real problem keeping saltwater fish and livestock alive. I’m not sure why they have this problem. It’s not exactly…

Red Blotched Perchlet saltwater fish profile

The Red Blotched Perchlet known as Plectranthias inermis as the scientific name. The Red Blotched perchlet comes from Indonesia and the Phillippines, if you happen to live on the UK, most of those specimens originate from Balinese waters. This is…

Achilles Surgeonfish tang saltwater fish profile

The Achilles surgetonfish or tang is mostly imported from Hawaii, but it is not an easy species to keep in captivity. Achilles tangs can reach up to 19.5 inches and eats filamentous and macroalgae on exposed reefs. However if you…