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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.

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Article Spotlight

Horses in My Aquariums

By Bob Goemans

First printed in TFH, November 2006 Like most long-term aquarists, every once and awhile I get a desire to maintain a fish species that requires quite different environmental conditions than most of the other ‘ordinary’ species generally kept in my aquariums. This usually meant establishing a totally separate aquarium environment that suited a specific type of fish. And when this desire about 20 years ago concerned seahorses, it was oblivious they would require not only an environment dedicated to their needs, but that I additionally needed to do some research as to their diet and gen...read more.

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NEW!Book Spotlight:


The 'Living' Marine Aquarium Manual



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Photo Gallery Spotlight


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Review Spotlight

Book Review of Aquarium Keeping & Rescue, The Essential Saltwater Handbook & Log

By Carl DelFavero

TITLE: Aquarium Keeping & Rescue, The Essential Saltwater Handbook & Log AUTHOR: Carl DelFavero PUBLISHER: T.F.H. Publications/Microcosm Ltd. (2005) ISBN 1-890087-49-1 PAGES: 112 PRICE: $19.95 No matter what your level of expertise, a good, non-technical how-to-do-it 'guide' has a place in your personal aquarium book library. And the author, Carl DelFavero, with over thirty years experience, provides just that with an uncomplicated well written text that is abundantly illustrated with color photographs, diagrams, charts, and drawings. The beauty of this book is not in its color phot...read more.

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Q&A Letter Spotlight

Tom Topping (Northern Ireland) writes to Bob about: Stocking Recommendations

Dear Bob, Please could you tell me is there any star fish or anemones I could keep in my set up. It's a 180 Vision tank with an Eheim 2233 and a Fluval 304 filter and a pump driven protein skimmer. I have a cleaner wrasse, two clowns, one banggi, one dart fish, a boxer shrimp and a blood shrimp, all doing well. Tom Topping, Northern Ireland [response] Hi Tom, Thanks for your letter and when it comes to anemones, I usually recommend to those that have 'planned' for their use, to place them in the aquarium prior to adding any other type of livestock. The reason for this is they w...read more.

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