Saltwater Aquarium Setup: Getting Started.

Jeff Hesketh

My name is Jeff Hesketh and I’m the creator of Mad Hatter’s Reef. My goal is to help people, interested in starting a saltwater aquarium. If you’re new to the world of saltwater reef aquariums, marine fish, invertebrates and corals, this page is for you. It contains the information you need to get started your own saltwater aquarium.

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How to Start a Saltwater Aquarium

Imagine being able to easily start and maintain a saltwater aquarium loaded with corals, beautiful fish and various invertebrates in your home.  No matter what your budget or skill level. I strongly believe anyone willing to learn and place that knowledge to work, will be able to enjoy a saltwater aquarium of their own.

Planning and Research:

Aquarium Setups and Equipment:

Saltwater Aquarium Filtration:

Cycling and Water Parameters:

Saltwater Aquarium Husbandry:

Marine Livestock and Selection:

Adding Fish, Corals and Invertebrates To Your Aquarium:

Saltwater Aquarium Maintenance:


Saltwater Aquarium Setup

The key to a successful saltwater aquarium is educating yourself about the type of system you would like to keep and what types of fish, corals and invertebrates you want to keep. Keeping saltwater aquarium parameters in range is crucial to the overall health and well-being of your fish, coral and invertebrates. Most saltwater inhabitants can not tolerate even small fluctuations in the aquarium’s water parameters. The key to starting and maintaining a saltwater aquarium is stability. I hope this information is helpful to you and If you like to see something added or have a question,drop my a line

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I Appreciate You!

I just wanted to wrap things up by saying that I’m here for you. I want you to succeed as you begin with setting up saltwater aquarium. Feel free to contact me. I will do my best to respond to your emails and answer any questions you my have about starting a saltwater aquarium.

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