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.
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Clowns in My Aquariums
By Bob Goemans
First printed in TFH, August 2006 Clownfish belong in the Order Perciformes as members of the Family Pomacentridae (Damselfish) where they are placed into the Subfamily Amphiprioninae (Anemonefish). They hail from the Central and Western Pacific and Indo-Pacific Oceans, including the Red Sea, and are among the more colorful, hardy, small, mostly peaceful, and generally inexpensive marine fish. In the wild, most are usually found closely associated with anemones, where they form a commensal relationship. There are 28 species of Anemonefish with the Maroon female Clownfish Premnas biacule...read more.See other Articles.
The 'Living' Marine Aquarium Manual
Read it HERE for FREE! No need to sign up. No catches. No gimmicks.
Product Review of Red Sea Max 130D
Manufactured by Red Sea
After looking at several different brands for a new mini-reef system in my office, decided to try the ‘new’ RSM 130D, as I liked its completeness, - ‘rear’ located vertical sump containing two return flow water pumps, protein skimmer, heater, attachment for connecting a chiller or canister filter, and its hood containing four LED moonlights, two 55W T5 PC’s, and a built-in light controller. The whole system seemed to fit my needs very nicely! Unpacking When the RSM ‘aquarium only’ arrived, its necessary to remove some protective foam covering from its box, then lift its hood...read more.See other Reviews.
Q&A Letter Spotlight
Trevor Davies writes to Bob about: Aquarium Supplements
Hi Bob, After reading your article in Marine World August/September which was very informative. I have tried to trace the UK supplier of Boyd's Chemical Clean Products but all I get are the American Websites please can you reply with e-mail, telephone number, and postal address of the UK Stock list nearest Stockport Cheshire because I am very interested in obtaining this cleaning product for my Marine Tank? On the websites I have seen it recommends to use a wooden airstone does this mean I turn off all of my filters/powerheads? Also on the subject of Brown Sugar does it have to bee...read more.See other Letters and Answers.