By Bob Goemans

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!

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Q&A Letter Spotlight

Stanley Tan (Singapore) writes to Bob about:
Siphoning Sand

Dear Mr. Goemans, It's been a long time since I have written to you and hope everything is fine with you. Anyway, I have just setup a 48" x 18" x 18" plenum system just two months ago and everything seems to be fine, except for a recent algae problem on the sand surface. I siphoned out the top layer of sand particles last week and things now seem much better. But there are a few questions that I would like to ask and hope you can find time to reply. 1. You mentioned in a previous mail that I should siphon out the top layer of algae covered sand particles as often as possible. That more.

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Review Spotlight

Book Review of Reef Sharks & Rays of the World

By Scott W. Michael

TITLE: Reef Sharks & Rays of the World AUTHOR: Scott W. Michael PUBLISHER: Sea Challengers ISBN 0-930118-18-9 PAGES: 107 PRICE: $24.95 This softcover book, with 173 color photographs and numerous pen and ink drawings is mainly an identification guide for divers. The book/guide describes 120 species of sharks and 112 species of rays from around the world. Along with helping the diver identify the shark or ray in question, the guide also provides information to their behavior and ecology. There is a brief introduction on sharks and rays (elasmobranchs), followed more.

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