By Blane Perun
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Some of the most amazing ecosystems in the world exist as coral reefs in the warm tropical waters of the Caribbean, Indo-Pacific, and other regions of the world. Reef saltwater fish are vibrant, colorful, interesting, and play an important role in keeping the reefs healthy.
Knowing what types of reef fish get along best takes some research long before you introduce them to the tank. Some reef fish are very docile, while others are extremely aggressive and can kill their own species as well as other species. Reef saltwater fish do best in a tank with other compatible species.
One of the biggest tourist attractions to tropical reefs of the world are the reef fishes and the reef corals. Reef saltwater fish are of great conservation concern due to environmental damages, overfishing, and depletion of food sources and pollution of the water. Continuing conservation efforts are in place and needed for this situation.
Collecting and maintaining marine reefs in the home or office is a great hobby for both young and old. Caring for reef saltwater fish all depends on what type of fish you have in your tank. Tropical fish can be herbivores or carnivores, and it's important to know what the best nutrients are for them. Good water quality, especially proper oxygenation, is particularly important.
Charter boats, fishing tours, and various boat shops and businesses all rely on the tourism that reef fish bring the the coastal communities. Divers and snorklers from all over the world go to the tropical coral reefs to experience the beauty and tranquility that these places offer. Seeing the beautiful fish and coral interact together can result in one of the best vacations ever taken! Whether your floating on top of the water and viewing the shallows, or diving deeper into the ocean, there are some incredible coral reefs and fishes to see.
Whether you are visiting the coral reefs in their natural habitat or enjoying the atmosphere in your home or office through a saltwater aquarium, reef saltwater fish are considered some of the most amazing creatures on earth. Their colors, shapes and sizes are beautiful to see, and they provide important ecological contributions to keep the coral reefs healthy as well.