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Lionfish

by Compare Aquatics on 07/10/2013 - 01:31 am

Pterois is commonly known as lionfish, which is a genus of venomous marine fish. Pterois is found mostly in the indo-pacific. Pterois is characterised by conspicuous warning coloration with white, red, creamy, or black bands, venomous spiky fin rays and showy pectoral fins. Pterois radiate, Pterois Volitans and Pterois miles are classified into a number of different species, which are the most commonly studied. Pteroisare are commonly popular aquarium fish. 

Anemone

by Compare Aquatics on 07/10/2013 - 01:30 am

Sea anemones are predatory animals of the order Actiniaria, which are a group of water dwellers. Sea anemones are classified in the phylum Cnidaria, class for digestion of larger prey and also lack a medusa stage. As cnidarians, see anemones are related to corals, jellyfish, tube-dwelling anemones, and Hydra. They are named for the anemone, a terrestrialflower. 

Aquascaping

by Compare Aquatics on 07/10/2013 - 01:26 am

Aquascaping is the craft of arranging aquatic plants, rocks, stones, cavework or driftwood, in an aesthetically pleasing manner within an aquarium. Another phrase for this, gardening under water.  Styles for Aquascaping include the garden like Dutch style and the Japanese-inspired nature style. Most commonly, aquascape house fish as well as plants. However it is possible to create an aquascape with plants only, or with rockwork or other hardscape without any plants. Maintenance within an aquascaping must be taken into consideration and is just as important as creating an artful underwater landscape. Many factors must be balanced in the closed system of an aquarium tank to ensure success ...

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Regal Tang

by Compare Aquatics on 07/10/2013 - 01:24 am

Paracanthurus hepatus area popular fish in marine aquaria which are the only member of the genus Paracanthurus who are the species of Indo-Pacific surgeonfish. Common names for these species, include regal tang, palette surgeonfish, blue tang (leading to confusion with the Atlantic Acanthurus coeruleus), hippo tang, flagtail, royal blue, surgeonfish, pacific regal blue tang and blue surgeonfish.