Fish and other animals

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.

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.

Copperband Butterfly

Posted by on April 14, 2012 at 8:43 pm
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For a long time now the Copperband Butterfly fish has been popular with marine aquarist because of the odd shape, stunning colors, and steady availability.  On top of being a beautiful fish they are amazing with Aiptasia control!

Cleaner Shrimp

Posted by on February 24, 2012 at 5:50 pm

In my opinion a Cleaner shrimp or two is a necessity for every reef aquarium.  These shrimp are not only pretty to look at, but are a valuable tool for fighting pests in the aquarium.