Various angles of the Green Mandarin Dragonet. Notice how this species uses its fins to perch on surfaces. Its pointed mouth is used to pick through sand for small crustaceans such as copepods. This specialized diet makes them ideal for an established reef aquarium. Full list of saltwater arrivalsbelow.
SALTWATER FISH Powder Brown Tang Foxface Coral Beauty Green Mandarin Dragonet Psychedelic Dragonet Black Sailfin Blenny Lawnmower Blenny
Saltwater Saturday highlight: the Alligator Pipefish! This unique fish is related to seahorses and swims in marine vegetation. Long and thin, it camouflages itself by feeding vertically and disappearing into the seagrass. Check out the full list of saltwater arrivals below!
SALTWATER FISH Alligator Pipefish Blue Eye Bristletooth Tang Foxface Coral Beauty Rainfords Goby Orange Firefish Goby Ring Eye Pygmy Goby Lawnmower Blenny Bicolor Blenny Sixline Wrasse
INVERTEBRATES Halloween Urchin Black Longspine Urchin Emerald Crab Sexy Shrimp
Great selection of mushrooms in this week’s saltwater shipment! Other highlights include a Red Tile Starfish and Psychedelic Dragonet. Pictured here are some new arrivals and existing favorites. Check out the full list of saltwater arrivals below!
Saltwater Saturday fun fact: hawkfish have large, skinless pectoral fins that allow them to perch on fire coral without being harmed by the coral’s stinging cells–they use this advantage to perch high up on the reef and keep watch over their surroundings like hawks, hence their peculiar name! Find a few hawkfish species on our list of saltwater arrivals below.
SALTWATER FISH Porcupine Puffer Jumbo Decorated Rabbitfish Orange Spot Rabbitfish Geometric Pygmy Hawkfish Longnose Hawkfish Christmas Wrasse Cleaner Wrasse Royal Gramma Green Mandarin Dragonet Rainford’s Goby Orange Spot Prawn Goby Forktail Blenny Two Spot Blenny Bicolor Blenny Green Chromis
INVERTEBRATES White Starfish Green Bubble Anemone
CORALS Red/Purple Blastomussa Aus Green “Tiger” Blastomussa Bali Cultured Acro Colony
This week’s saltwater arrivals include a spectacular pair of Blue Jaw Triggers! These triggerfish are a rarity, as they are one of the few types of triggers that are reef safe (caution still advised). Also featured here are a few other favorites in the shop, including a fish friendly Picasso Trigger and a prehistoric Horseshoe Crab! Full list of saltwater arrivals below.
SALTWATER FISH Blue Jaw Trigger (Male & Female) Valentini Puffer Yellow Watchman Goby Blue Damsel Talbots Damsel Fusilier Damsel Black & White Heniochus Butterfly Lawnmower Blenny Dot Dash Blenny Biocolor Blenny Royal Gramma
INVERTEBRATES Chocolate Chip Starfish Black Foot Trochus Snail Fire Shrimp Blue Leg Hermit Crab Condylactis Anemone