Z - Aquarium Dictionary

Updated August 12, 2019
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Aquarium Fish Definition and Glossary

Zeolite :
is a mineral that is used in the chemical filtration component of aquarium filters. Zeolite is used in aquariums to remove ammonia from the tank water. More info on zeolite on Amazon

Zoanthid :
see Zoanthids, also known as zoas or button polyps.

Zooplankton :
are tiny organisms that are a food source for many animals in the ocean.

Zooxanthellae :
is a dinoflagellate that lives within the cells of various corals. They provide corals with carbon compounds (energy) which the zooxanthellae derive from photosynthesis.