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Do you want to keep a pet octopus? There’s something you should know then.

Inky the escaping octopus
The below is an interesting story in itself and fun to read. But I wanted to share it for a particular reason. Octopuses (yes, not octopi) are becoming more and more available in the hobby. It's an animal I've wanted to keep since I was a boy but had to settle for a rubber toy my aunt bought me on a visit to Santa Barbara instead. It's always stuck in my mind. When I got older and really was ab...
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The Kole Tang

Tangs are one of the most popular aquarium fish and several hundred thousand are sold annually. The problem is, most aquarists who buy a tang, shouldn't. There is a constant debate in the hobby over just what size of tank is required to keep a tang, for most tangs the answer is (half-joking here) larger than the one you have. A yellow tang for example needs at the very least a 6' long aquarium and...
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