Stan & Debbie Hauter

Stan and Debbie Hauter have worked many aspects of the aquarium fish industry since 1989 and published hundreds of articles on fish as pets.


  • Have 30+ years experience with aquarium fish
  • Contributed hundreds of articles on aquariums and fish for The Spruce Pets
  • Owned a fish collecting business for 10 years


Stan and Debbie Hauter are former writers for The Spruce Pets, contributing hundreds of articles since 1997. They have worked in the aquarium fish field since 1989. They established and ran a reputable fish collecting business in Hawaii for 10 years before relocating to Kinston, NC. They now manage the fish department at Animal Jungle pet store.


The Hauters' knowledge in the field of saltwater aquarium keeping comes from years of hands-on personal and professional experience.

Expertise: Saltwater Fish Aquariums
Location: Kinston, North Carolina

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