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!

Photo Gallery Spotlight

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55 gallon photo gallery.

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Q&A Letter Spotlight

Rich Plesnarski writes to Bob about:

Hello Bob, I have been interested in building a sump-plenum for an African Cichlid tank for quite a while. I have read your first book, "Live Sand Secrets," as well as numerous articles of yours over the years in various monthly publications that I subscribe to. I am finally ready to build my plenum but I am confused regarding some of it's parameters as I've noticed that they seem to have changed a few times since the original booklet came to the marketplace. The actual physical interior dimensions of my tank are: 58.25" Length, 13.75" Width and 18.75" Height (to the overflow slot). It more.

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Review Spotlight

Book Review of Giant Clams in the Sea and the Aquarium

By James W. Fatherree

TITLE: Giant Clams in the Sea and the Aquarium AUTHOR: James W. Fatherree PUBLISHER: Liquid Medium Publications (2006) ISBN 0-9786194-0-4 PAGES: 227 PRICE: $39.95 There's no doubt few in the reef aquarium hobby that haven't been stunned by the beautiful color-combinations found in the mantles of various crocea and maxima Tridacna clams! And there' also probably few aquarists, or to be aquarists, that were or will be drawn into the reef hobby because of these colorful organisms, as they just had to have a slice of the ocean to house their own exquisite specimens! Unfortunately, there's more.

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