Top 10 Mistakes New Fish Owners Make #9

The #9 Mistake - Adding Fish Too Early You have a plan, you got your tank and all the additional items, so it's time to add the fish! But how many fish do you add? In what order do you add them? In the beginning, your biggest hurdle will be establishing your nitrogen cycle. This [...]

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10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Getting a Saltwater Tank

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Getting a Saltwater Tank

In anticipation of Finding Dory's release tomorrow, we've assembled this handy guide for those of you now inspired to start a saltwater tank of your own. Please read this guide carefully before you get started! Get the PDF version here: 10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Getting a Saltwater Tank 10 Questions to Ask Yourself [...]

Fish(es) of the Week: Clownfish & Blue Tang

This week’s fish is actually a pair that you’ll recognize: the Clownfish and Blue Tang Clownfish (Amphiprion percula)   Blue Tang (Paracanthurus hepatus) More commonly known as Nemo, Marlin & Dory, these two types of tropical fish are common in coral reefs. Clownfish have several interesting characteristics. They live in anemones, kind of like upside-down [...]