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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

Q&A - Medusa Worm

By Rob Toonen

Rob, I've had a 12" long Medusa Worm in my tank for a couple months now, and have had a hard time finding info on it for health and longevity. It would stay out in the open when I first had it, but now seems content hiding and burrowing under the reef. Do you have any supplemental feeding suggestions other than to let it scavenge? I've also heard a rumor that it can excrete a toxin similar to a Sea Apple. Is this true? I had a Sea Apple poison a reef tank a few years ago, and I don't want to repeat that experience! Thanks, David David, Medusa worms are actually legless (Apodi...read more.

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NEW!Book Spotlight:


The 'Living' Marine Aquarium Manual



Read it HERE for FREE! No need to sign up. No catches. No gimmicks.

Photo Gallery Spotlight


See more in Greg Rothschild's "100 gallon Reef" gallery.
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Review Spotlight

Product Review of Reef Timber

Manufactured by Reef Timber, Inc.

Reef Timber: (Written in 2003 - product no longer available) Many products have been reviewed over the last few years but none that brought back my childhood memories! A few months ago I was at home when the brown gorilla pulled up at my home and unloaded a very large box. The driver yelled "Hey Bob, (he knows my name as he visits more often than anywhere else in the neighborhood), got another big box for you!" Big was kind of an understatement. Huge would be a better word. For its size, however, it was surprisingly light in weight. When I looked at the address label I saw what had to b...read more.

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Q&A Letter Spotlight

Bob Schichtel (Delray Beach, Florida) writes to Bob about: Coral Shrinking

Hi Bob, I emailed you about a year ago asking for some help in designing a new 110 gallon reef tank, which I appreciated greatly. I had purchased your four booklets at that time and read each one a few times. That aquarium uses a 1" plenum with a 4" sand bed using 2 - 4 mm CaribSea AragaLive. My problem is that since day one I have had a hard time with some gorgonians (especially the small yellow finger and red finger gorgonians) and orange and yellow cup corals. These would just slowly dissolve or break down over the coming months. And recently a yellow and green Acropora and some green ...read more.

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