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My 101 list- The Most Preferred Tropical Saltwater Sea Fishes for Aquariums in 2017

Tropical seas and oceans of the world are home to fish, myriad invertebrates, and mammals. The warm waters and the coral reefs provide the perfect environment for many beautiful fish and inverts to survive. The reefs provide natural protection for the tropical saltwater fish. Many adoptions have led to the most bizarre and beautiful creatures making them suitable for your tropical saltwater aquarium. An example is the Stonefish which has evolved to look the way it does. Looking like stone Read More...

UV-C SYSTEM UPGRADING

Our technician fixing the new model of UV sterilizer. We want the best for our fish and the best for our customers! On this note,we are replacing our UV sterilizer with a newer model as time has taken his tribute. Installations going on to make our quality production even more advanced We know that every investment in quality will pay back, or at least doubled. It is one and only of this kind in Kenya and we at Kenya marine center are privileged to Read More...

Fishing and Export routines of KMC

There is more to ornamental fishing than meets the eye. Kenya Marine Center (KMC) is orderly about this process right from the beginning to the end.  There are a few points that stand out in every successful shipment and they are as follows:                                             Transport Kenya is a developing nation which has its challenges of growth.  In the coastal region of Kenya where most ornamental fish trade takes place, infrastructure is quite a challenge. Therefore as KMC, there was need for Read More...

QUALITY PAYS BACK

  QUALITY PAYS BACK Being able to manage quality at KMC has helped us to maintain customer satisfaction and loyalty and reduce the risk and cost of replacing faulty goods. Companies can build a reputation for quality by gaining accreditation with a recognized quality standard, such as Ornamental Fish International for Standardization. It has helped us to meet our customer expectations, who expect us to deliver quality products. Failure to which, they will quickly look for alternatives. But we have managed to Read More...

ELITE JOINS KMC

 Moving forward, at KMC we believe in quality. And investing in experienced employees is one of our quality control tools. Thus we welcome Mr. Kaingu on board. He has been in this industry for 8 years and still loving it. He takes pride in his job and promises more to come since he says, “8 years is not short. Yet, I still have the energy and ambition to give more to my job, and of course together with my Read More...

10 YEARS OF QUALITY

  “Quality is our commitment” is always our motto. This has made us stay in business for this long! It is a delicate field dealing with live fish. But when you study and research well on the correct procedures and requirements for your fish as well as the market then you engage yourself in a routine for such a long time, you gain the experience. The specific knowledge of the market and our products has led to being the best supplier Read More...

5 key reasons why some fishes are rare for trade

As a trader in the export of live marine fish and invertebrates I often meet clients with outrageous demands for rare fishes. I owe it to my clients to provide them with their choice of fish but I also owe them an explanation why I consider some demands beyond limits. Complex to keep The business of ornamental fish goes well beyond beauty and attraction. It includes some in depth knowledge of the fish to keep, how to keep and the tank Read More...

Do clown fish really need Sea anemones? (Symbiotic analysis)

Introduction The amazing thing about the ecosystem is the interdependence between species and their adaptations to the surrounding nature. It is a clear perspective of life. Symbiosis can be easily defined as a relationship of mutual benefit. In ecology however, it is used to define a state of close and prolonged association between two or more organisms of different species that normally benefits both members. This definition drives me to my next point. Classification of symbiotic relationships There are three major classifications Read More...

The Salarias fasciatus (Red-fin, Lawn Mower blenny)

There are numerous functional fish that I can share with you and in time I will. As for today I will lay focus on the Salarias fasciatus or the Lawn mower blenny as it is commonly referred to. All their adaptation in nature makes them worthy occupants of aquarium tanks as cleaners. They are indeed known to have great appetite for filamentous algae. To begin with, Blennies are generally small fish, with elongated bodies and relatively large eyes and mouths. In nature, they Read More...

Why you need a cleaner crew in your aquarium fish tank

Most people take pride in crispy clean aquarium fish tanks and will go to great lengths to keep their aquariums clean. There are simpler ways to clean your aquarium and it involves adding some cleaner(s) crew into your tank. This will improve your tank in the following ways; Ornamental The beauty of an aquarium is first of all its appeal. Some of the marine species are quite colorful and will vibrant. They add enough life to light up any aquarium. Common Read More...