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The Red Head Goby, or Redhead Goby, has a head that is distinctly bright red with intricate yellow and white markings, and dark spots run along the sides of its body. This cute species adds a playful companion to your aquarium.

It requires a 30 gallon or larger aquarium with a mixture of loose coral rubble as substrate. It is rarely aggressive towards other fish, but is territorial, and may fight with members of its own kind unless they are a mated pair. It may work as a cleaner species that services tank mates, helping to control some diseases.

It is common for the Red Head Goby to spawn successfully in an aquarium, laying eggs in a crevice or empty shell.

The diet should consist of a variety of live and frozen brine shrimp, frozen mysid shrimp, table shrimp, and frozen food preparations for carnivores. If kept in a reef tank, it should be fed once per day.

Approximate Purchase Size: 3/4" to 1-1/2"




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Flame Angelfish, Tank-Raised- USA
(Centropyge loriculus)
Quick Stats
Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Tank Conditions: 72-78F; sg 1.020-1.025; pH 8.1-8.4; dKH 8-12
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Max. Size In Aquarium: Up to 4"
Reef Compatible: With Caution
Diet: Omnivore
Compatibility: View Chart
Origin: Hawaii, Tank-Raised
Family: Pomacanthidae



The Tank-Raised Flame Angelfish from Hawaii is bright red/orange with vertical black stripes highlighting the body. Also, horizontal black stripes along the caudal portions of the blue-tipped dorsal and anal fins, add to the mystique of these Dwarf Angels. These are very active fish that will add both color and activity to the marine aquarium.

The Flame Angelfish, which is one of the most popular of the dwarf angelfish, has recently been offered to the hobby in a tank-raised form. This is the result of years of research in determining what the newly hatched fry's diet consists of. They are hatched and raised in captivity on wild-caught marine copepods. Feeding this food for the early stages of life have proven to be the key in successfully rearing this and other species of Centropyge Angelfish.

Being Tank-Raised, these Angels are accustomed to life in an aquarium, and will quickly adapt to its new surroundings. Along with their adaptability, these fish also handle shipping and the acclimation process better than their wild-caught counterparts. Dwarf Angels can live upwards of 15 years in captivity, and because of the young age of these Tank-Raised specimens, will bring to your aquarium many years of enjoyment.

It requires the minimum of a 30-gallon tank with lots of hiding places and live rock for grazing. The Flame Angelfish is prone to nip at stony and soft corals (sessile invertebrates) and clam mantles. They adapt well to aquarium life, but should be kept in an established system housed with dissimilar genera.

It is hermaphroditic, very difficult to breed in an aquarium, and has no distinguishable differences in color between male to female.

The diet of the Flame Angelfish should consist of Spirulina, marine algae, high-quality angelfish preparations, mysid or frozen shrimp, and other high-quality meaty items.

Approximate purchase size: 3/4" to 1-1/4"




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(Zebrasoma flavescens)
Quick Stats
Minimum Tank Size: 50 gallons
Care Level: Easy
Tank Conditions: 72-78F; sg 1.020-1.025; pH 8.1-8.4; dKH 8-12
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Max. Size In Aquarium: Up to 8"
Reef Compatible: Yes
Diet: Herbivore
Compatibility: View Chart
Origin: Hawaii
Family: Acanthuridae



The Yellow Hawaiian Tang, also known as the Yellow Sailfin Tang, or Yellow Surgeonfish, has an oval bright yellow body. It is widespread throughout Hawaii to Indonesia and the Great Barrier Reef.

A 50 gallon or larger aquarium is necessary to provide plenty of swimming room. It is aggressive towards its own species, or Tangs in general, and it is best to keep only one per tank. If more than one tang is to be kept, introduce simultaneously.

In its natural habitat, the Yellow Hawaiian Tang grazes on algae and small invertebrates. In the tank, it needs a varied diet high in beta-carotene and vitamin C, and low in protein matter. To maintain its bright coloration, however, it must keep to a strict herbivore diet to prevent fading. Therefore, the diet of the Yellow Hawaiian Tang should consist of dried and frozen herbivore food that contains marine algae, and vegetarian items such as Spirulina, zucchini, broccoli, leaf lettuce, and dried seaweed.

This is a very common, extremely popular, and hardy addition to any fish-only reef aquarium system.

Approximate Purchase Size: Small: 1-1/2" to 2-1/2"; Medium: 2-1/2" to 3-1/2"; Large: 3-1/2" to 6"




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Sailfin/Algae Blenny
(Salarias fasciatus)
Quick Stats
Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Tank Conditions: 72-78F; sg 1.020-1.025; pH 8.1-8.4; dKH 8-12
Temperament: Peaceful
Max. Size In Aquarium: Up to 5"
Reef Compatible: Yes
Diet: Herbivore
Compatibility: View Chart
Origin: Indo-Pacific
Family: Blenniidae



The Sailfin/Algae Blenny is also referred to as Jewelled Rockskipper or the Lawnmower, Jeweled Blenny, or Rock Blenny. Its body is a mottled tan with blue dots and it shows tons of personality.

A well-established 30 gallon or larger aquarium with multiple swimming levels and plenty of rock is a suitable environment. It is not usually aggressive unless the tank mates appear to have a similar shape as it does. It is best to house singly unless kept in a larger tank and the two are a mated pair. It tends to perch and hop from rock to rock looking for microalgae to graze on. It is known to nip at small-polyped stony coral and clam mantles.

The Sailfin/Algae Blenny does best in well-established aquariums with large amounts of natural algae to feed on. The diet can be supplemented with vegetable matter, Spirulina, and herbivore preparations.

Approximate Purchase Size: Small: 1-" to 2-"; Medium: 2-1/2" to 3"; Large: 3" to 5"




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(Parablennius sp.)
Quick Stats
Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Tank Conditions: 72-78F; sg 1.020-1025; pH 8.1-8.4; dKH 8-12
Temperament: Peaceful
Max. Size In Aquarium: Up to 4"
Reef Compatible: Yes
Diet: Herbivore
Compatibility: View Chart
Origin: Caribbean
Family: Blenniidae



The Horned Blenny originates in the Caribbean Ocean. Its body is a mottled tan with darker spots adorning the body and fins. The head of this fish carries 2 large branching horns which gives this species a unique look that adds to its equally unique personality.

A well-established 30-gallon or larger aquarium with multiple swimming levels and plenty of rock is a suitable environment. It is not usually aggressive unless the tank mates appear to have a similar shape as it does. It is best to house singly unless kept in a larger tank and the two are a mated pair. It tends to perch and hop from rock to rock looking for microalgae to graze on. It is known to nip at small-polyped stony coral and clam mantles.

The Horned Blenny does best in well-established aquariums with large amounts of natural algae to feed on. The diet can be supplemented with vegetable matter, Spirulina, and herbivore preparations.

Approximate Purchase Size: 1" to 2-1/2"




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(Lysmata debelius)
Quick Stats
Care Level: Easy
Tank Conditions: 72-78F; sg 1.023-1.025; pH 8.1-8.4; dKH 8-12
Temperament: Peaceful
Max. Size In Aquarium: Up to 2"
Reef Compatible: Yes
Diet: Omnivore
Origin: Indo-Pacific
Family: Hippolytidae



The Blood Red Fire Shrimp, also known as Blood Shrimp, Fire Shrimp, or Scarlet Cleaner Shrimp, is one of the most popular shrimp in the aquarium hobby. It has a blood red body with white spots and a long white antennae. Depending on which region of the Indo-Pacific from which it originates, it may have the white dots just on its carapace, or covering its entire body.

The Blood Red Fire Shrimp prefers a habitat providing them with a cave or overhang where the lighting is not too intense. While it will tolerate its mate, others of its own kind will be chased away or harassed. It is generally peaceful with most other organisms in the reef system unless they impinge on its territory. As a "cleaner shrimp", it will set up cleaning stations and remove dead tissue and parasites from fish that present themselves. It will also scavenge for meaty bits along the substrate bottom. Often, only its antennae will be visible. It will not tolerate copper or high levels of nitrates in the aquarium, but will require correct levels of iodine in the water to promote proper molting.

The diet of the Blood Red Fire Shrimp should inlcude freeze-dried, live or frozen foods, and flaked foods.

Approximate Purchase Size: 3/4" to 1-3/4"




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(Stenopus hispidus)
Quick Stats
Care Level: Easy
Tank Conditions: 72-78F; sg 1.023-1.025; pH 8.1-8.4; dKH 8-12
Temperament: Peaceful
Max. Size In Aquarium: Up to 2"
Reef Compatible: Yes
Diet: Carnivore
Origin: Tropical
Family: Stenopodidae



The Banded Coral Shrimp is also known as the Banded Cleaner Shrimp, Banded Boxing Shrimp, or Coral Banded Shrimp. S. hispidus has a red and white banded body with fairly long pinchers and an extra long white antennae. Its body has a prickly texture and length rarely exceeds 3 inches, 6 inches with the antennae. The male Banded Coral Shrimp is usually smaller. Members of the Stenopodidae are called "Boxing Shrimp" because of the large pinchers on their third set of legs. They often hold these pinchers erect, giving the appearance of a boxer ready to fight.

The Banded Coral Shrimp is perhaps the most widely distributed shrimp in the sea. It usually hangs upside-down in caves or crevices, with only its antennae emerging from the hole. While molting, it will often hide from sight for 1-2 days in the rocks of the reef.

It is a good aquarium inhabitant, however, it is not very compatible with Triggers or Wrasses, and can destroy corals and anemones by nipping them open to feed on ingested food. Provide sufficient room to allow it to move without its long antennae touching neighboring corals or anemones. Banded Coral Shrimp must be kept singly, or as a true mated pair, being intolerant of other Banded Coral Shrimp. It may harass other smaller shrimp of different species. It is intolerant of high nitrates or copper levels, but iodine levels in the water must be correct to promote proper molting.

It is relatively hardy, but must be acclimated slowly to avoid any salinity and/or pH shock. Breeding the Banded Coral Shrimp is usually not successful. Larvae are generally destroyed by filtration and skimming.

In the wild, the Banded Coral Shrimp is a scavenger. In the home aquarium, it will accept most flaked and frozen foods.

Approximate Purchase Size: Small: 3/4" to 1-1/4"; MediuM; 1-1/4" to 1-3/4"; Large: 1-3/4" to 2-1/2"




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Electric Flame Scallop
(Lima scabra)
Quick Stats
Care Level: Moderate
Tank Conditions: 72-78F; sg 1.023-1.025; pH 8.1-8.4; dKH 8-12
Temperament: Peaceful
Max. Size In Aquarium: Up to 3"
Reef Compatible: Yes
Diet: Omnivore
Origin: Indo-Pacific
Family: Limidae



The Electric Flame Scallop, also called the Red Electric Flame Scallop has a bright red mantel with red tentacles. The mantel of this species seems to create electricity which can be seen shooting across the mantel like lightning bolts. These surges of electricity are bright enough to be seen in the aquarium when the lights are off. The shell of the various Flame Scallops is covered with fine bumps, making it feel like a file.

The Electric Flame Scallop builds a small nest of small rocks and pieces of coral in which it embeds itself. In an aquarium, this may not offer much protection. When threatened, it may escape by clapping its valves together, propelling it through the water, with assistance from its tentacles. It tolerates all animals that do not try to eat it, and can be kept in groups. It is a filter feeder, and requires floating micro-plankton to be kept alive in the aquarium, and will do best in a mature reef aquarium system. It also needs proper calcium levels and alkalinity. It does not tolerate nitrates or copper-based medications.

It requires supplementation with phytoplankton, and organic foods (Marine Snow or Selcon) provided by using a small pipette/straw to dispense the food upstream of its location. Each Electric Flame Scallop needs to be fed individually.

Approximate Purchase Size: 1" to 2-1/2"




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Electric Blue Hermit Crab
(Calcinus elegans)
Quick Stats
Care Level: Easy
Tank Conditions: 72-78F; sg 1.020-1.025; pH 8.1-8.4; dKH 8-12
Temperament: Peaceful
Max. Size In Aquarium: Up to 2"
Reef Compatible: Yes
Diet: Omnivore
Origin: Marshall Island
Family: Diogenidae



The Electric Blue Hermit Crab, a very rare find, originates exclusively from the Marshall Islands. This crab has electrifying blue legs with black banding, and its antennae stand out with its bright orange color. Both claws are close to being equal size, and are brownish green in color. This tiny crab lives in abandoned snail or triton shells, or it may resort to attacking and eating a snail so it can use the shell for its home.

The Electric Blue Leg Hermit Crab is a valuable addition to an aquarium because it will eat algae including green hair algae and cyanobacteria. In addition, it provides valuable aeration by sifting through the sand. This is one Hermit Crab that is reef-safe.

If there is an insufficient amount of algae present, the Electric Blue Leg Hermit Crab will need to be fed dried seaweed.

Approximate Purchase Size: 3/4" to 1-1/2"




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(Stenorhynchus sp.)
Quick Stats
Care Level: Easy
Tank Conditions: 72-78F; sg 1.020-1.025; pH 8.1-8.4; dKH 8-12
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Max. Size In Aquarium: Up to 6"
Reef Compatible: With Caution
Diet: Carnivore
Origin: Caribbean
Family: Majidae



The Decorator Arrow Crab, also known as the Spider Crab, has extremely long legs. It is called the Arrow Crab because of the shape of the body and head. The size is variable, many reaching six inches, and some up to 10 inches. Females may be dramatically smaller. This Arrow Crab camouflages itself by picking parts of algae, small rocks and even corals and attaches them to itself.

Different species inhabit different parts of the world. The most common Arrow Crab (Stenorhynchus seticornis) comes from the Caribbean, but other species are imported from the Indo-Pacific region, eastern Africa, and California. They normally inhabit portions of the reef usually associated with a small cave or crevice.

It is a hardy, long-lived invertebrate, that can be incorporated into the reef aquarium. However, these crabs will pick pieces of corals to attach them to its body. Breeding Arrow Crabs in the aquarium is not generally successful. Larvae are free-swimming and hatch in about two weeks. It will accept almost all meaty, flake and tablet foods.

Approximate Purchase Size: 1" to 3"




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my tank for now is a 60g with a little live sand and then just play sand I got 80 pounds of live rock now I have a wet dry with no bio balls and a protein skimmer and uv steralizer I have power compacts 260 watts I have 1 damsels 1yellow tang 1 flame angel one yellow strip maroon clownfishand and a feather duster and a bulb anemones that the clown lives in and colony polops and some kenya tree corals and 2 fire shrimp snails and hermit crabs and some other crabs

i just got a 40g with like 6 inches of live sand and it is loaded with corals and inverts it was given to me by a friend she had it for 3 years there is a brain coral wellsophyllia and a platygyra brain worm coral green striped mushrooms and red mushrooms yellow colony polyp and button polyp and some type of hard coral not sure what it is also alot of kenya tree oh ya and 2 giant star fish
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