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!
Q&A - Difficult Species
By Rob Toonen
Rob, I have been trying to find out all I can about how to set up a reef tank, and aside from reading aquarium books, I have been trying to find information on the internet. My local petshop tells me that I shouldn't trust anything I read on the internet because you never know who posted it. I have seen articles by you, Ron Shimek, and Craig Bingham among others on the internet, though, so I was wondering how you feel about researching questions on the internet. Is there any way to be sure of what I learn there? Thanks, Carol. Carol, With the spread of the Internet, and the eas...read more.See other Articles.
The 'Living' Marine Aquarium Manual
Read it HERE for FREE! No need to sign up. No catches. No gimmicks.
Book Review of A Divers Guide to Underwater Malaysia Macrolife
By Andrea & Antonella Ferrari
TITLE: A Diver's Guide to Underwater Malaysia Macrolife AUTHORS: Andrea & Antonella Ferrari PUBLISHER: Nautilus Publishing (2003) ISBN 983-2731-00-3 PAGES: 468 PRICE: $45.00 Book Jacket Whether you're an armchair adventurer, an aquarist, or a diver of any skill level that has already viewed some of the better coral reefs in the world, this is definitely a must-have book for your library. Never has any publication so accurately and colorfully depicted the Indo-Pacific marine species that presently exist in the South China, Sulu and Sulawesi seas. This book, or possibly more correc...read more.See other Reviews.
Q&A Letter Spotlight
Torben Høffding (Copenhagen, Denmark) writes to Bob about: Plenum & Live Sand
Hi Bob Goemans! I am Danish and new in this hobby, but have had the interest for many years. I have met people with many years of experience with saltwater aquariums and have already gained knowledge from some of the good ones. Have also enjoyed reading your articles and booklets. Two weeks ago we receive the first live and dead sand shipment from the US in Denmark. It is very expensive, but I have decided to try it. I have been "selected" because I will start my aquarium from the ground up and maybe also because I am more serious about this hobby then the average hobbyist and want t...read more.See other Letters and Answers.