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Atlantic Pygmy Octopus
(Octopus joubini)
Starting at $59.99
…species we offer will arrive alive and in good condition. However, because of the increased level of care required for this particular species, it has been designated as "Expert Only," and it is recommended that only the expert marine aquarist, zoo, or research institution purchase this species.
Moorish Idol
(Zanclus cornutus)
Starting at $119.99
…is also commonly known in Hawaii as "Kihikihi" which means "curves," "corners," or "zigzags," and refers to its shape and color pattern. It is the only member of the family Zanclidae, and a very close relative of the Tangs or Surgeonfish. One of the most widespread fish, it can be found throughout…
Flagfin Angelfish
(Apolemichthys trimaculatus)
Starting at $79.99
…the only angel in the tank. Not a good reef dweller, the Flagfin Angelfish is prone to nip at sessile invertebrates (soft and stony corals) and clam mantles.This is a difficult angelfish to keep due to its dietary requirement of sponges and its poor ability to adapt to other foods. Expert aquarists…
White Banded Possum Wrasse
(Wetmorella albofasciata)
Starting at $54.99
…introduced prior to or at the same time as the male. These wrasses like to jump, so a tight-fitting canopy is recommended. According to guest Wrasse expert Scott W. Michael, "These microcarnivores will feed on tiny worms and crustaceans that associate with live rock. They also readily take aquarium…
Two-line Monocle Bream
(Scolopsis bilineatus)
Starting at $17.99
…sand in order to find foods such as crustaceans and worms. Adapting well to most aquariums, these fish make the perfect addition for the novice or expert alike.A varied diet of meaty foods is ideal for Scolopsis. In the aquarium, it should be fed a varied diet of mysis shrimp, vitamin-enriched brine…
Carnation Tree Coral
(Dendronephthya sp.)
Starting at $39.99
…designed for filter feeding invertebrates, in order to survive in the reef aquarium. These foods must be available almost constantly. Again, only expert aquarists should attempt to keep this coral.It is normally shipped while attached to a small piece of live rock or coral rubble.Approximate…
Small Toothed Whiptail
(Pentapodus emeryii)
Starting at $23.99
…Yellow Stripe Spinecheek. This bright bluish purple fish with yellow horizontal bars is very hardy, and will make a wonderful addition to the fish only aquarium. These fish are very interesting to watch in the aquarium with their inquisitive behavior. The Small Toothed Whiptail are peaceful sand…
Choat's Red Leopard Wrasse
(Macropharyngodon choati)
Starting at $279.99
The Choat's Red Leopard Wrasse, also known as the Choati Wrasse, is only found along the eastern Australian Coast in southern parts of the Great Barrier Reef and northern New South Wales. These fishes differ in appearance depending on their age and sex. The adults have a white body with red/orange…
Blue Velvet Nudibranch
(Chelidonura varians)
Starting at $26.99
…to thrive. In addition, it is sensitive to rapid changes in water conditions and does not have a long life expectancy. Because of this, only expert aquarists should attempt to maintain this species. Spawning occurs regularly when more than one of this species is maintained together. Unfortunately,…
Radial Filefish, Captive-Bred ORA®
(Acreichthys radiatus)
Starting at $59.99
…is now available from ORA®. ORA s newest addition to their list of Captive-Bred fish to your aquarium only reaches a maximum length of 3" making them a perfect addition to the beginner to expert aquarist. These unique little fish can change their color and pattern in seconds depending on their mood…
Blue Star Leopard Wrasse
(Macropharyngodon bipartitus)
Starting at $49.99
…hunt for small crustaceans throughout the day. Leopard Wrasse are challenging fish to adapt to a captive environment, but in the hands of the expert reef aquarist who can provide these fishes with the proper care and environment, they can thrive and make for an incredible display. It is ideal…
Green Toadstool Mushroom Leather Coral
(Sarcophyton sp.)
Starting at $49.99
…in the reef aquarium and make an excellent coral for the beginning through expert reef aquarist. The colored Sarcophyton Leather Corals from Tonga are much more difficult to ship and maintain, and are only for expert aquarists. Toadstool Mushroom Leather Corals require medium to high lighting…
Epaulette Shark, Captive-Bred, ORA®
(Hemiscyllium sp.)
Starting at $699.99
…Epaulette Shark is native to northern Australia and New Guinea and grows quickly. The ORA® Captive-Bred Epaulette shark is considered an expert only animal. A tank of 200 gallons or larger with pristine water conditions and carefully chosen tank mates should be adequate. Sand is the preferred…
Ritteri Anemone
(Heteractis magnifica)
Starting at $119.99
…increased level of care required for this particular species, it has been designated as "Expert Only," (R) and we cannot guarantee it after arrival. As an Expert Only species, we recommend that only the expert marine aquarist, zoo, or research institution should purchase this species.-->Approximate…
One And Only Nitrifying Bacteria by DrTim's Aquatics
Starting at $9.32
…a balanced aquarium quickly with biological filtration in a bottleBacterial additive developed by Dr. Timothy A. Hovanec, the renowned expert on nitrifying bacteria. Unlike many other bacterial additives, fish can be added immediately after use. Eliminates new tank syndrome, instantly…