Marine Aquarium Fish in India which we Love to Keep

Marine aquarium fish hobby in India is attracting attention. Lot of freshwater aquarium keepers are now eyeing to keep marine aquariums at homes. Marine tanks builds are little complex, and this leads the beginners into dilemma. The setup cost is slightly higher compared to traditional freshwater tank and so is the cost of marine fish. Here I would like to point out some of the best marine fish that sell and are easy to keep.

Powder Blue Tang (Acanthurus leucosternon)

The powder blue tang is from the Indian Ocean, has an oval body shape with extremely colorful and bold markings. It is found to size of 9 inches, and it is necessary to provide plenty of swimming room for this fish.

Must Read: Grace of the powder blue tang

Blue Regal Tang (Paracanthurus hepatus)

Regal tang is from the Indo-Pacific, has a vibrant blue colored body with bold black markings. It is found to a size of 12 inches and requires plenty of room to swim and places to hide around the rock work.

Must Read: Paracanthurus hepatus The Pretty Blue Tang or Simply Dory

Yellow Hawaiian Tang (Zebrasoma flavescens)

Yellow Hawaiian Tang is from the Pacific Ocean and native to Hawaii, has an oval-shaped, vibrant yellow body. The Yellow Tang is an active swimmer and large system are advisable to keep them. They are found to size of 8 inches. One of our favourite marine aquarium fish.

Must Read: Awesomeness of the Yellow Tang

Fire Dartfish (Nemateleotris magnifica)

They are native to the Indian and Pacific Ocean, with brilliant coloration, a unique body shape. They are found to size of 3 inches. Because of its small size, the Firefish makes a great addition to the smaller reef tanks.

Must Rad: Nemateleotris magnifica, the more popular Firefish or Fire Goby

Foxface Rabbitfish (Siganus vulpinus)

Foxface is from the ocean of Western Pacific, with bright yellow body and black and white markings on the face. This fish is found to a size of 9 inches and requires large marine tanks. Its diet should consist of variety alga and sometime can nib on the soft corals.

Must Read: Foxface or Foxface Lo (Siganus vulpinus)

Banggai Cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni)

This fish is from Indonesia, has some great shiny silver color body with black vertical black bands and unique body shape. Found to a size of 3 inches. It is a shy fish and doesn’t require very large systems. This fish is quite popular marine aquarium fish among the fish keepers around the globe.

Must Read: Describing Banggai Cardinalfish

Banggai cardinalfish, Marine Aquarium Fish

Four Stripe Damselfish (Dascyllus melanurus)

Four Strip is native to the Western Pacific, the body of this fish has alternating black and white vertical bands. It is found to a size of 3 inches. Has an aggressive behavior and doesn’t require very large system to host.

Must Read: Four stripe damselfish from the western pacific

Ocellaris Clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris)

Very popular and found around the reef world. It has orange body with white bands outlined by black lines. Commonly identified with the cartoon character Nemo. Easy to keep and found to a size of 4 inches. Doesn’t require very large system.

Blue Devil (Chrysiptera cyanea)

Blue devil is from the Indian and the Pacific Ocean, they are electric blue in colorization. Very aggressive small fish found to a size of 3 inches. Very hardy in nature and easy to keep.

Must Read: Blue and Naughty as it gets Damselfish

These are just a few of the marine aquarium fish we love to keep. There is more to this list we will talk in another post. You can leave your favourite fish in the comment.

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Like always it's my day one in the hobby. Always been a hobbyist but never knew would dive so deep in the hobby. I too started with a freshwater aquarium. When I first started saltwater aquarium it just grew on me and I knew that had to do more in this hobby. I am a Post-Grad in Business Administration have worked with Coldstar Logistics, Amazon and Jindal's before jumping completely in the ocean. Other than aquarium hobby I have my interests in travel, digital games and consumer web technology.

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