The site that provides beautiful photographs and pictures of numerous marine fish species together with interesting facts and information about each type of marine fish.
Interesting Information about Marine Fish
There are hundreds of species suitable for marine aquariums, from Fish to Sharks and Coral to Crustaceans. A huge variety of shapes and colors are available but before purchasing it is important to research each marine species and their individual requirements. Fish native to the Atlantic ocean will have different requirements to those from the, Pacific or Indian Ocean. Certain fish are not ideal for a community marine aquarium and need to be kept isolated! Special consideration needs to be given to the types of filters used and the quality and temperature of the water. If in doubt, ask your local pet shop for their advice.
Popular Marine Species
Popular Marine fish include Angelfish and Clown Fish, special care should be taken before any purchase is made. Some marine species can be aggressive and others can have special requirements. Clown Fish for example have become a real children's favorite after the success of the Disney movie 'Finding Nemo' and indeed many people refer to these fish as 'Nemo' fish. These fish have a mutual symbiotic relationship with the sea anemone and it is vital that an anemone is also purchased and incorporated into the tank setup in order to mimic the natural environment of the fish.
Facts about Fish Species - How do you identify the sex of a Marine Fish?
The males and females of many marine fish species have different colors or different shaped bodies. But there are also other fish species where there is no visible difference. Its sometimes tricky being an ichthyologist!