News / Species Spotlight

The Coral Banded ShrimpNew Icon (07/21/20)
Coral Banded or Barber Pole Shrimp are a resilient and hardy choice for the seasoned aquarists and those new to marine crustaceans alike.
Anemones That Pair with Clownfish in the Home Aquarium (05/05/20)
Many speceis of anemones are available to home aquarists but only a select few host clowfish, and even those have different care challenges.
The Importance of Copepods and Other Microfauna (04/30/20)
New aquarists often times have a near panic-attack when noticing copepods in their aquarium for the first time. They are making the assumption that they are a pest, but this could not be further from the truth.
Blue Dot Jawfish: Fun Facts and Husbandry Tips (03/18/20)
Blue Dot Jawfish are often difficult to keep long term for aquarists but with proper husbandry techniques and practices they can be a long lived and fascinating pet.
Should you consider an angler in your smaller reef tank? (02/28/20)
Wartskin anglers are often overlooked though they make fascinating biotopic displays and present unique challenges to their aquarist.
The Care and Display of Spiny Rock Lobsters (01/07/20)
Many aquarists are looking for new oddball challenges, spiny rock lobsters are a fun and unique challenge.
Do Triggers have a place in the Reef or Community Tank? Xanthichthys says maybe (12/19/19)
The Xanthichthys genus of Balistidae (Triggerfish) is made up of six recognized species. What makes them different than other Triggers? Where do they belong in home aquaria?
The Rabbitfish: A Look at Several Siganus Species (11/21/19)
Genus Siganus, the Rabbitfish, are great inclusions for aquariums that need an algae grazer. Lets explore some of the common and less common offerings that may be a good match for you.
Continuing Sustainability: The Aquacultured Bluelined Angelfish (08/15/19)
Sustainability is of the utmost importance in securing the future of our industry and hobby. One of the ways to achieve this is through aquaculture. Dive in deep with Quality Marine as we take a look at the aquacultured blue lined angelfish.
Prehistoric Predator: The Zebra Mantis (07/25/19)
When is a shrimp not a shrimp? Enter the Stomatopods, the mantis shrimp an order that has existed far longer than humans, over 340 million years!