Tip of the Day – 4/2/10


The term “not reef safe” is somewhat misleading. It leads a hobbyist to believe that the a particular fish is harmful to corals. Instead, most non-reef safe fish have a tendency to eat beneficial invertebrates instead of corals. Some fish do harm corals (like the parrotfish), but I think a more accurate term like “not invertebrate safe” should be used instead.


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