In this article, we will take a look at two very interesting, odd species in the soapfish tribe Diplioprionini.
Part three continues with sections covering those few consistently reliable methods of eradicating 'ich' and some experimental treatments for its control.
Part two continues with the life cycle, how to identify Cryptocaryon irritans, clinical symptoms of infection, adaptability of the parasite, the new challenge and prevention.
This five part series will detail these and other aspects pertaining to Cryptocaryon irritans in an attempt to dispel such misinformation.
There have been numerous columns written about this subject and it's always a hot topic on the internet discussion forums, so I thought it was time to throw in my two cents.
In this article, I would like to share some observations and photos of C. septentrionalis. If you have not considered keeping one of these beautiful pomacanthids before, I think this piece may inspire you to do so!
Do you have bugs?
I had an experience recently that reminded me of how important it is to provide the proper care and habitat for marine fish, especially in smaller aquariums, and I think it’s worth devoting my column to recount it.
Of course, these piscine jewels command big bucks! But if you are really in to the odd and want to display a fish in your aquarium that will break the ice at your neighborhood parties, then why not attempt to acquire a Rhinopias!
Despite its ferocious appearance, the Harlequin Tuskfish is relatively mild- mannered. They normally ignore tankmates, but may be harassed by larger wrasses, angelfish and triggerfish.
In this article, I would like to examine one labrid species that has recently been showing-up in the aquarium trade with greater regularity, the Whitebarred Wrasse.
James recounts his visit to the Birch Aquarium.
I’m not going to tell you not to buy this fish or any other fish, but I feel it’s important for every aquarist to do their research BEFORE buying living creatures for their aquariums.
I hope that those of you that have a passive community tank will seek this fish and its shrimp associate out and give it a try! They make fascinating pets.
The scopas tang is not a demanding fish in captivity. It does best in a larger aquarium, which satisfies its need to roam and imparts a sense of security.
Based upon its natural habitat and feeding behavior, I suspected that it would fare well in a reef aquarium and ignore most sessile invertebrates.
This 'old timer' in the marine hobby, has long been a favorite of beginning and advanced aquarists alike.
Greg discusses the Regal Angelfish this month in his column.
In 1986, I had my first encounter with S. latus. This initial contact was not underwater, but in one of the holding tanks at Aquarium Fish Fiji.
This beautiful species has both mesmerized and perplexed aquarists for many years. It's one of thirteen species of the genus Anampses, which is part of the larger family Labridae.