Mobile Anemone

Posted by on February 11, 2013 at 12:09 pm

I thought this was neat so I figured I would make a quick post of it. In my RBTA anemone propagation tank a red bubble tip anemone grabbed onto a snail shell and for weeks has been a mobile anemone. Hanging onto the snail shell it cruises around the tank apparently happy or I would […]

Copperband Butterfly eating Aiptasia

Posted by on January 21, 2013 at 11:18 am

Copperband Butterfly fish love to eat Aiptasia. Which is great for for people keeping marine aquariums, since they look beautiful and will also keep your tank clean of this pest anemone. Below is a small video of a Copperband Butterfly eating Aiptasia.

Anemone shrinking

Posted by on August 26, 2012 at 9:45 pm

I am currently undertaking a RBTA propagation project and have noticed that there are several reasons that I observe an anemone shrink.  One of those reasons anemones shrink is caused by starvation.  While starvation sounds very harsh and easily avoidable I have noticed in a system with dozens of anemones some of the individual anemones […]

Emerald Crab

Posted by on May 22, 2012 at 9:22 pm

  Dark Green with hairy legs and built like a tank the Emerald Crab is a very affordable scavenger which can be added to your reef aquarium.  As a general rule of thumb crabs in general cannot be considered 100% reef safe, however, the Emerald Crab is just about as close as you can come […]

Queen Angelfish

Posted by on May 14, 2012 at 11:28 pm

The Queen Angelfish is a beautiful yellow and blue shimmering addition to the home aquarium.  It is possible to keep this fish in your home reef but it is a gamble and may be a costly one.