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

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.