Z - Aquarium Dictionary
Updated August 12, 2019
Author: Mike - FishLore Admin
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.