Fish of the Week: Bird Wrasse

The bird wrasse (Gomphosus varius) is a very peculiar looking fish. These saltwater fish use their long snout to catch tiny crustaceans down in holes and crevices for food. Therefore, they should not be kept with shrimps and invertebrates that look like tasty treats and are classified as "not reef safe." They should be kept [...]

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Fish of the Week: Parrotfish

Today we start our weekly series: Fish of the Week! Check back every week to learn about a new interesting aquatic species! This week’s fish: The Parrotfish Have you ever walked along a warm, sandy beach and wondered where all that beautiful white sand comes from? You can thank a parrotfish! Parrotfish are a tropical [...]