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What is Saltcorner?

Saltcorner is a website that is dedicated to the hobby of marine aquarium keeping and is the creation of aquarium author Bob Goemans, who has written a column of the same name for many years.

Whether you're looking for information about animals and plants/algae; for informative articles by noted aquarium authors; for product or book reviews; for photo galleries of impressive home aquariums; for information about Bob's books; or troubleshooting/advice correspondence on a wide range of topics, there's a lot of information here. And it's all free to you thanks to the generous support of our website sponsors who keep the website's lights turned on.

Use the tabs above to navigate to different parts of the website, or click on any link that catches your eye. I hope you find the site useful and informative!

Article Spotlight

Shrimp – Yummy - No, not that kind!

By Bob Goemans

One of the best things about reef keeping is the wide selection of readily available invertebrate, and shrimp is definitely one of them! They not only do well in most reef aquaria, they can also do good in some fish-only systems if care is taken when it comes to their tankmates and water quality. Before discussing some of interest, lets take a look at where they fit into the Phylum Arthropoda (joint-legged animals), which also contains insects and spiders. Its Subphylum Crustacea, which of course is of more interest to aquarists, contains seven classes with over 32,000 described species...read more.

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NEW!Book Spotlight:


The 'Living' Marine Aquarium Manual



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Photo Gallery Spotlight


See more in Donald Peterson's "500g Fish Only" gallery.
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Review Spotlight

Product Review of The Ultimate DI System

Manufactured by SpectraPure

Product Review ­ The Ultimate DI System (Written 2003 - checkout their newer models) Very early last year I was in the Phoenix Arizona area visiting several aquarium product companies. I normally checkout the area on a monthly basis, only 160 kilometers north of where I live in Tucson, because their population and selection of shops is so much greater than our Tucson area. One of my stops was at the SpectraPure (1) facility to check on the availability of what was rumored to be a new type Deionization (DI) system. Unfortunately, the owner was away on a business trip, however, his wife thoug...read more.

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Q&A Letter Spotlight

Lucas Grathwohl writes to Bob about: EcoAqualizer, Feeding Invertebrates & Powerheads

Hello Bob, This is Lucas again and it has been a little over two weeks since I received your latest correspondence. I read what you had to say and recommend and I can say that the information was very helpful. I looked at the website www.joesjuice.com and was very intrigued by how simple and potentially effective this product can be. I have yet to place an order (I know you want some feedback on the effectiveness of this product) but when I do (as soon as I can scrape together a little more cash, being the holiday season and all) I will give you some feedback. From what I could glean f...read more.

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