Are powder blue tangs reef safe?

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Saltwater fish, Aquariums and invertebrates are a big investment and you want to be sure that your reef tank will be a thriving ecosystem rather than a disaster zone. If you are considering the introduction of a Powder Blue Tang in your aquarium, reef safety provides added reassurance that this Tang will get along well. …

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Powder Blue Tangs are they Aggressive?

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Despite their exquisite coloring and distinctive features, Powder Blue Tangs have earned themselves a reputation for being difficult and aggressive tank mates. But are powder blue tangs aggressive all the time and with every fish? Powder Blue Tangs are they Aggressive? This species is aggressive by nature and especially when feeding. It can be extremely …

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Powder Blue Tang | Size | Lifespan | Tankmates | Care Guide

powder blue tang

There are many ways of injecting personality into your tank’s community, but the introduction of a Powder Blue Tang is certainly not for the faint-hearted. These characterful fish with highly recognizable blue coloration, yellow dorsal fin, and razor-sharp spine, will rapidly want to establish themselves as the boss, so introducing them into your marine aquarium …

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Mono Argentus: Freshwater, Brackish or Saltwater?

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Mono Argentus fish or Mono fish, Moonfish and even Fingerfish as they are often called, come from oceans and waters of Australia, Eastern Africa and throughout Southeast Asia. But are they Freshwater, Brackish or even Saltwater fish? It can be a little confusing, so let us explain in more detail. The Mono Argentus fish can …

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Bristlenose Catfish | Size | Breeding | Diet | Cost

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Most fish keepers have heard of the Plecostomus, the bigger brother to the species we are about to talk about. It’s often purchased to clear unwanted algae from a home aquarium. However, most people when purchasing this fish don not understand the care needs and exactly how big they can grow. This is where its …

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Auriga Butterflyfish: Diet | Size | Breeding | Lifespan | Care Guide

Auriga Butterflyfish (Chaetodon auriga)

If you have visited your local aquatic store or pet store lately and looked at all the Saltwater Butterflyfish on sale, you will probably have seen the Auriga Butterflyfish – also known as the Threadfin Butterflyfish. The Auriga Butterflyfish is one of the most commonly sold saltwater Butterflyfish for a number of reasons. Firstly, this …

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Cherry Barb: Diet | Breeding | Lifespan | Size | Care Guide

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If you’re considering getting a cherry barb fish or already have one, it’s important to know what to do when it comes to their care. In this article, we cover all aspects of keeping and caring for Cherry Barbs. We cover cherry barb: Diet, Lifespan, Size, and Breeding. These small fish are known for having bright colorings …

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Green Tiger Barb: Diet | Breeding | Sexing | Lifespan

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Green tiger barbs are freshwater fish known for their playful, semi-aggressive temperament. While the species requires a specific diet and environment for optimal health, Green Tiger Barbs are relatively easy to care for. To help you out, here is a complete guide to keeping green tiger barbs. Green Tiger Barb Appearance and Characteristics Mature green …

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Best Solar Powered Pond Pump | Easy To Install And No Bills

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A garden pond is a lovely addition to any garden and adding a fountain or waterfall just takes a standard garden pond to the next level. If your garden pond is far from your home how do you get power to it? Sometimes it’s not practical to run power all the way down your garden …

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101 Betta Fish Names | Fun Names for your Betta Fish

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So, you’ve only gone and got yourself one of the most beautiful and personality-filled tropical fish in the world. Congratulations, you are now the proud owner (parent) of a gorgeous Betta Splenden! We’ve put together super suggestions for your new Betta Fish names which are fun and apt. Of course, the first thing you will have …

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101 Fish Names For Boys And Girls

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For many, the thought of naming fish seems a little on the crazy side. After all, it’s not like they are going to come swimming when you call, learn their names, or even know that they have one! However, we, yes you and me, as fish owners know that they are part of the family …

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101 Goldfish Names | Great Pet Goldfish Names 2020 (Updated)

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Undoubtedly, Goldfish are by far the most popular species of pet fish that are kept in our homes today. Our 101 goldfish names list will help you name your pet fish. People keep them in bowls ( which we don’t recommend), besides our beds, aquariums in the living room, massive ponds, and pools in our …

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Ghost Glass Catfish: Diet | Size | Lifespan | Cost | Care Guide

Ghost Glass Catfish

Unique, oddball, mesmerizing, special, elegant, peaceful, and graceful are some, but certainly not all, of the words that could be used to describe the Ghost Glass Catfish perfectly. They are all of these things and more, making them a popular and ideal addition to any aquarium. Ghost Glass Catfish: A freshwater fish, with two long …

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Odessa Barb: Diet | Breeding | Feeding | Cost | Lifespan

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The Odessa Barb is a small, bright, and active aquarium favorite that is ideal for the beginner aquarist. Here is our Odessa Barb Care Guide. They are thought to have appeared in the pet trade in Odessa, Ukraine in the 1970s, hence the name. They, however, did not become scientifically accepted as their own species …

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Black Ghost Knife Fish: Diet | Size | Lifespan | Care Guide

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If you’re reading this, you are probably considering adding a Black Ghost Knife Fish to your aquarium and let me tell you, I can’t blame you! They are mesmerizing, elegant, and truly something unique. A special species of fish that are a delight to own. Species Profile A member of the speckled knife Fish group, …

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Are Arowanas Banned In The United States? US Fish Laws On Arowanas.

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As dream fish go, the Arowana has to be top of the list for most fish keepers. They are stunningly handsome, of a highly impressive size, and one of the most predatory species that we keep in aquariums. They are, however, also not the easiest of species to keep and have some hard to achieve …

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Are Arowana Banned In Australia? Which Arowanas And Why?

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Ask any aquarist and I’m sure they’ll agree that the mighty Arowana has to be top of, or at least in the top three, of any most coveted fish in the world list. But did you know some Arowana fish are banned in Australia? Are Asian Arowana fish banned in Australia? You cannot import, or …

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Are Tropical Fish Hard To Keep? Fact vs Myth

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Many people would love to keep a tropical fish tank but think that it is too difficult a task, and maybe something better thrown into the ‘too-hard’ basket. Let’s have a look at some of the myths about tropical fish aquariums, and answer the age-old question, are tropical fish hard to keep? The short answer …

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Bumblebee Catfish: Feeding | Size | Lifespan | Breeding

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The Bumblebee Catfish (Microglanis iheringi) is a small catfish with a striking color pattern which is also known as the South American Bumblebee Catfish. These freshwater tropical fish are native to Venezuela. They can be found in the wild living in strong flowing waters in and around the Amazon Basin and are native to Peru …

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What Do Pictus Catfish Eat? Diet | Feeding | Foods | Feeding Guide

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What do Pictus Catfish eat apart from Tropical fish flake? We were recently asked this question when a fellow aquarist, who is new to the hobby, asked if his Pictus Catfish could eat Bloodworms or any other type of meaty foods. This got me thinking about how many people who are new to the hobby, …

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