Shipping & delivery dates have been revised for the Thanksgiving Holiday. This way is a little less risky because the process is done away from your aquarium, thereby lessening the chance of contaminating the aquarium water. This way, you can ensure they aren’t sick or contaminated and as a result, won’t harm the rest of the fish in your aquarium. Another thing to consider when adding new fish to any aquarium is using a quarantine tank. Several Chalk Bass can live in the same aquarium, but it’s important to introduce them all at the same time to avoid territorial fighting within the species. Due to its unique color pattern and smaller adult size, the Gramma is a good beginner fish for nano reef systems. This is especially true if it is not adequately fed or if its habitat doesn’t have places in which to hide. It requires a peaceful environment with a good amount of hiding places and live rock on which they can forage. As an added bonus, these colorful fish are active and don’t hide as much as their tank mates so they make an interesting addition to a beginner’s saltwater aquarium. When adding fish to your new or established saltwater aquarium, there are a few ways to do it safely and without causing stress to your newest addition. Using a net keeps the water that came from the pet store out of aquarium in case it is contaminated. It will also protect corals and clams by eating fireworms and pyramidellid snails as well as eat parasites off tank mates. The Green Chromis will look great in a well-lit aquarium, especially if it is schooling. While they are a sight to behold in your tank, saltwater aquarium fish do require a degree of maintenance that goes a bit deeper than their freshwater cousins. The Diamond Goby is rarely becomes aggressive towards other fish, but can be territorial and will fight with its own kind unless they are a mated pair. The Six Line Wrasse is inexpensive, colorful, and active; making it a great addition to the beginner’s marine aquarium. A 30 gallon aquarium with abundant live rock for hiding is ideal for the Chalk Bass. Excludes Frozen Foods. Thank you for your understanding. First, place some aquarium water in the bucket. The Watchman Goby is peaceful and gets along with other fish but does not get along well with other Gobies, so make sure you keep them separated if you get more than one. The Six Line Wrasse is generally peaceful but may act aggressively towards other Wrasses and other easily-intimidated fish. First, take the bag your fish came in and either place it in its entirety in the bucket, or if there is enough water in the bag, you can empty it (fish and all) into the bucket. Although Blennies get along with other fish, they will fight among themselves so it is best to only add one to your aquarium. Do this until the bag is full. No one offers a better selection of healthy marine fish for the saltwater aquarium than LiveAquaria®. A very hardy, colorful, and small fish, the Chalk Bass is a great saltwater fish for beginners. The Clownfish is one of the most popular saltwater fish today; probably in no small part due to the Disney movie Finding Nemo. Damselfish can be a slightly aggressive, so give them plenty of hiding places and they will tend to keep to themselves. Although Coral Beauties don’t require coral in an aquarium, they do need lots of hiding places and live rock for grazing. That is what makes the Damselfish such a good choice, as they only require a minimum tank of 30 gallons. They like having plenty of places to hide during the day so make sure you give them live plants and rocks to explore. The Cardinalfish tend to keep to themselves and will be most active at night. It is durable and can even live in less than optimal water conditions, which when you’re just starting out, having a tolerant fish like a Chalk Bass makes it easier to learn proper care. Often seen perched on live rock or coral, it will make a wonderful addition to any reef aquarium with colonies of polyp corals. Clownfish (especially the tank raised variety) are easy to care for. It is also prone to nip at stony and soft corals so use caution if you plan to put it in a reef aquarium. A sandy substrate of 2-3 inches to hide under when frightened should also be included. If you are ready to get started, learn more about our available aquariums, our saltwater fish for sale, and how to set up your saltwater aquarium.