Every Reef Aquarium
needs an assortment of invertebrates such as crabs,
sponges, shrimps, clams, and marine snails. They're interesting, comical, colorful, and perform
useful functions in saltwater, marine, and reef
aquariums. Click on a picture below to shop for
that type of invertebrate.
Long Tentacle Anemone has purple tentacles.
The Long Tentacle Anemone prefers to
be kept on fine substrate. Click
to buy an Anemone
your Saltwater Reef Aquarium.
While some crabs are considered to be
the bane of a reef tank's existence,
the right ornamental crab in an appropriate
set-up can make a stunning display.
a Crab for your Saltwater
Some hobbyists consider sea cucumbers
to be essential clean up crew members
for a reef tank with a deep sand bed.
to buy an Aquarium Cucumber
These marine segmented, tube-bearing
worms, are generally hardy and attach
themselves to either a rock or in the
a Feather Duster for your Saltwater
When matched with larger tankmates,
lobsters make very interesting additions
to the reef or fish only aquarium.
a Lobster for your Saltwater Aquarium.
Scallops All of
these filter-feeding bivalves have a
two-part shell, and while many hobbyists
overlook them, they can make excellent
additions to a marine aquarium.
a Scallop for your Saltwater Aquarium.
Sea Slugs Known
to be somewhat delicate, sea slugs can
serve a very important function in the
a Sea Slug for your Saltwater Aquarium.
Ornamental shrimp can be excellent additions
to any reef tank set-up.
a Shrimp for your Saltwater Aquariums.
Snails perform critical cleaning functions
in marine tanks, but they can also be
colorful and interesting additions to
a reef or non-reef display. Many are
hardy and long-lived.
to buy a Snail for your Saltwater Aquarium.
delicate animals only appropriate for
the advanced aquarist, today several
hardy marine sponges are available in
the hobby. Click
a Sponge for your Saltwater Aquarium.
are not fish, but they are synonymous
with many people's perception of the
typical marine environment. Click
a Starfish for your Saltwater Aquarium.
These echinoids have no arms like their
starfish relatives, instead they have
spines. Most eat green and brown algae
and many will even eat coralline algae.
an Urchin for your Saltwater Aquarium.
have beautiful branching arms, covered
in polyps which are used to filter feed.
Gorgonians for your Saltwater Aquarium.
Whether targeting algae, detritus or
both, an invertebrate clean-up crew
is a basic component of any reef tank.
a Cleanup Crew for your Saltwater
Marine Plants & Algae
Generally used in a refugium or a separate
planted tank, saltwater plants can,
when appropriately used and cared for,
provide useful functions for the overall
marine system. Click
Marine Plants for your Saltwater
Live Foods & Copepods
Live foods are great for getting hard-to-feed
species such as seahorses, pipefish,
wrasses, gobies, lionfish, grunts, and
newly born sharks to begin feeding.
Also a great way to populate micro-crustaceans
in refugiums as well as an excellent
food for non-photosynthetic (NPS) coral,
filter-feeding inverts and larval marine
Live Foods and Copepods for your Saltwater
Live Rocks Reef Rocks
are 100% professionally cleaned aragonite
based reef rock originating from Florida.
These do not have any dead organisms
on them therefore there is no curing
required, they are tank-ready! Click
Live Rocks for your Saltwater
to shop online for
many types of Invertebrates for saltwater, marine,
and reef aquariums.
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