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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.

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Article Spotlight

Q&A - Nudibranch

By Rob Toonen

Rob, I want to get a nudibranch for my tank. I just saw one at the pet shop, but I need to know some background on these things before I get one. I know that they are supposed to be difficult to keep, and I have read advice against adding them to a reef tank in Salt Solutions and elsewhere, but I still want to try. The local shop has a nudibranch right now (sorry I don’t know which one, but it’s the one on the fasTesT test kit box), and the owner tells me that it just cruises along the glass all day eating algae. I wanted to check exactly what these sea slugs eat and anything more.

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NEW!Book Spotlight:

The 'Living' Marine Aquarium Manual

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Photo Gallery Spotlight

See more in Bernd Losert's "90g System" gallery.
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Review Spotlight

Book Review of Marine Fishes

By Scott W. Michael

TITLE: Marine Fishes AUTHOR: Scott W. Michael PUBLISHER: Microcosm Ltd. (1999) ISBN 1-890087-38-6 PAGES: 448 PRICE: $24.95 (Softcover) This pocketsize book provides up-to-date information in an easy to use format. All popular fish families, from angelfishes to wrasses are covered. In fact, over 500 species are discussed. Besides color photos of each species; maximum length, range, minimum aquarium size, foods and feeding, aquarium suitability, reef aquarium suitability, and captive care advice is provided. This concise reference source provides professionals an easy more.

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Q&A Letter Spotlight

Toby writes to Bob about: Nudibranch Pests

Hi there, I got your address from the marine world magazine. Hopefully you can put me out of my pain. I have a leather coral in my tank and there are little beasts living within it. If you can picture a little darling about the size of a grain of rice and a little bit hard. They seem to nestle together until d-day and then they dig their way out and then drop off. I have tried taking a picture but no use , please help me I've been told your the oracle the font of all knowledge. Many thanks, Toby [response] Hi Toby, Thanks for your letter, and you can see a photo of these more.

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