Saltwater Aquarium Fish Species

Popular Fish Name Fish Family Scientific Name

Species suitable for beginners

Clownfish Amphiprion Percula
Damselfish Pomacentridae Chromis chromis

Species needing experienced care and large tanks

Dragonets Callionymidae Callionymus
Lionfish Scorpaenidae Pterois or Dendrochirus,

Species needing expert care and best avoided

Antennata Lionfish Scorpaenidae Pterois Antennata
Rays Rajomorphii or Batoidea Batoidea - common rays and skates Myliobatiformes - eagle rays, manta rays Pristiformes - sawfishes
Seahorse Syngnathidae Hippocampus
Sharks Selachimorpha Hexanchiformes: Examples from this group include the cow sharks, frilled shark and even a shark that

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Ribbon Eel

saltwater fish - rhinomuraena quaesita - ribbon eel stocking in 90 gallons tank - Ribbon ell and bird fish in reef tank
Fish Name Ribbon Eel
Scientific Name Rhinomuraena Quaesita
Description: Ribbon ell and bird fish in reef tank

Imperator Angelfish

saltwater fish - pomacanthus imperator - imperator angelfish stocking in 155 gallons tank - surgeon/reef
Fish Name Imperator Angelfish
Scientific Name Pomacanthus Imperator
Description: surgeon/reef

Saltwater Fish Stocking In 310 Gallons Tank

saltwater fish stocking in 310 gallons tank - My Eel.  He's 17 inches long now.
Description: My Eel. He's 17 inches long now.

Sohal Tang

saltwater fish - acanthurus sohal - sohal tang stocking in 180 gallons tank - I really miss my sohal tang.  Had to give him away.  He was just too mean and was a real poop machine.  I replaced him with a Pink Tail Triggerfish.  He makes a mess too but is not aggresive.
Fish Name Sohal Tang
Scientific Name Acanthurus Sohal
Description: I really miss my sohal tang. Had to give him away. He was just too mean and was a real poop machine. I replaced him with a Pink Tail Triggerfish. He makes a mess too but is not aggresive.

Honeycomb Puffer

saltwater fish - canthigaster janthinoptera - honeycomb puffer stocking in 135 gallons tank
Fish Name Honeycomb Puffer
Scientific Name Canthigaster Janthinoptera
Description: