The pets below have been tagged and categoriezed as saltwater. Choose one from the list to learn more about the animal. Post comments, and questions on the following page. If you think a pet has been miscategorized, or if you would like to share your photos do so via the contact page. Thanks!

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Angelfish

Type: Fish
Size: 3 to 6 in
Lifespan: 5 to 15 years
Angelfish, scientifically known as Pterophyllum, are a member of the Cichlid family, though by appearance, they are different from many others in the famil...[Read More]

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Blenny

Type: Fish
Size: 1 to 5
Lifespan: 2 to 6 years
Blennies (blenniidae) are bottom dwellers that come in so many variations that there is undoubtedly one out there that can meet your tanks needs. Most are ...[Read More]

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Butterflyfish

Type: Fish
Size: 3 to 6 in
Lifespan: 8 to 12 years
The Butterflyfish or Chaetodontidae is actually a group of around 115 subspecies that we will hopefully cover later. These fish are not so great for beginn...[Read More]

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Clownfish

Type: Fish
Size: 3 to 4 in
Lifespan: 10 to 20 years
With its bright orange body with black and white stripes, the Clownfish may be one of the most recognizable breeds of fish out there. While this is the mos...[Read More]

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Mantis Shrimp

Type: Fish
Size: 2 to 14 in
Lifespan: 5 to 7 years
Mantis shrimp as a type of marine animal actual encompass several different species, hence the large variation in size. These are marine invertebrates that...[Read More]

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Parrotfish

Type: Fish
Size: 12 to 20 in
Lifespan: 6 to 12 years
There may have never been a more confusing description written about a fish. That's because a parrotfish can be female, change to male, change back to fema...[Read More]

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Snowflake Moray Eel

Type: Fish
Size: 5 to 36 in
Lifespan: 2 to 6 years
Usually found in the Indo-Pacific region, the Snowflake eel, also known as the Clouded Moray can also be found from Baja, California down through Mexico as...[Read More]

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Triggerfish

Type: Fish
Size: 3 to 12 in
Lifespan: 15 to 22 years
Triggerfish are generally brightly colored and easily identified by their flat bodies, small pectoral fins, small eyes that are high on the head and their ...[Read More]