Oceans have been a wonder to humans always with a variety of fauna. A wide variety of marine ornamental fishes are found in the deep oceans, and they stand apart from the rest with its colours and their beauty. These types of marine fishes can be grown also. The water used for such ornamental fishes should be alkaline in nature, different from the sea water. The aquariums for marine ornamental fishes are costly. Activated carbon filters are a must in these as the excreta of marine fishes contain ammonia and this can make the marine aquarium toxic and destroy the fishes. Also aerations essential in such tanks. Usually the tanks used for marine ornamental fishes are large in size. Before dropping fish to the tank see that they are disease free.
Butterfly fish is the most important in marine ornamental fishes, and they attract wide attention with their beauty. Another one is the Angel fish which reminds us of an angel. Surgeon fish derives its name from the peculiar razor shaped spines called scalpels near the tail fins. Labridae family has a lot of beautiful ornamental fishes. Rainbow fishes, Wrasses come from this family. Also damsels, sea urchins, Lobsters and Oysters are wonders of the sea world.