Dwarf Seahorse: Care, Diet, Tank, Water Parameters, and Breeding

Dwarf Seahorse Care

Over more recent years there have been many scientific studies carried out and new species are still being discovered, enhancing our understanding of seahorses. The scientific name for dwarf seahorses is, Hippocampus zosterae. In the wild, dwarf seahorse found in the shallows amongst the Zostera seagrass beds, (after which they are named) throughout the Gulf … Read more

Peacock Mantis Shrimp: Care, Behaviour, Diet, Breed and Reproduce

Peacock Mantis Shrimp

Although Peacock Mantis Shrimps are kind of special (because of their looks and behavior), they really aren’t that much bigger than other types of shrimps. How big is a mantis shrimp? Peacock mantis shrimp size can be anywhere from 1 to 7 inches. They are not even scary-looking (as far as size is concerned). They … Read more

7 Types of Triggerfish and Triggerfish Teeth

Types of triggerfish

A relatively stocky, oval body shape characterizes reef triggerfish. Their caudal fins are quite small, so these types of triggerfish rely mainly on the rippling movement of the rear part of their dorsal fin, combined with their anal fin, to propel themselves through the water. Their front dorsal spine interlocks with a smaller second spine … Read more

Most Beautiful Starfish You Can Keep In Your Reef Tank

7 Most Beautiful Echinoderms You Can Keep in Your Reef Tank

Starfish are the best-known echinoderms, but the group also features feather and brittle stars, as well as sea urchins and sea cucumbers.While they vary in shape, all these creatures have an internal body structure formed from calcium, and tube feet that enable them to move over the seabed. Some echinoderms, including many starfish, are easy … Read more