Quote:For the strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack. -Rudyard Kipling
About Yourself:I've been in the hobby for over 20 years. My grandfather gave me my first tank as a pre-teen, and i've been hooked ever since. I would love to have giant tanks everywhere, if I could. My love for the Angelfish has grown over the years, and I say, why not always have angels in the house?
Corals/Plants:Tetra Water Wonder Artificial Plants with resin rock base. And a few cheaper plastic plants. The yellow flowers around the right piece of wood are now algae covered and the same happend to the orange flowers behind the left driftwood. Time to get in there and clean them up I guess.
Quote:Are they built for speed or comfort? You motorboated em didn't you, you motorboating son of a.....
About Yourself:I had a South American Cichlid tank in college prior to the emergence of the internet and thereby readily available information. I had no idea what I was doing and it went badly. Since then I have always wanted to do another tank, but this time I had a clue about what I was doing.
Fish Kept:Demasoni, Yellow Labs, Cobalt Blues, Dwarf Afra (waiting to see if they mix with the Demasoni OK) I am finding out its the Demasoni that don't mix well with the Demasoni, I started with too few of them I think.
Corals/Plants:Plastic Plants (Mbuna safe)
250+ lbs. of Rock
Advice:Read, Read, Read -
Cycle, Cycle, Cycle
Once your tank is set up chill out with the beverage of your choice and feel your blood pressure lower as you enjoy your tank (great for ignoring commercials as well).
Description:Mixed Mbuna Tank, Lots of filtration, Lots of Rock, Lots of water changes
Quote:Blessed is he, who in the name of charity and goodwill Shepard's the weak through the valley of darkness. For he is truly his brother's keeper. And the finder of lost children. And I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger, those
About Yourself:The Archbishop Don" Magic" Juan, aka The Chairman of the Board, or just Bishop, which ever moniker you choose, there is no refuting that this man is THE true original "World Famous Player". Known, revered, and celebrated for over 35 years, Bishop has moved from cult recognition to the world stage. He's moved from the street to the front of the congregation to the center of the entertainment industry.His life path was changed dramatically in 1985 after receiving a vision from the "Most High". Bishop retired from the Pimpin Game and founded his church and community assistance program in Chicago . He soon was bequeathed by his brethren the honored title of Archbishop.. Chuuurch!
Ultimately founding and serving as the Chairman of the Board of " The World Famous Players", an organization whose membership is coveted by players and celebrities around the world, Bishop has achieved a level of fame never before realized in the game. The Players Ball, held on Bishop's birthday each year in Chicago and featured on HBO's Pimp's Up Ho's Down, has become the world's most authentic street gathering of hip-hop stars, athletes, pimps, and hustlers, spurring mainstream imitators around the world.
His pimpilicious style and his ability to bestow his wisdom upon his flock soon put him into the international spotlight, making him the envy of hip-hop moguls, Hollywood celebrities, sports figures and stalwarts of business alike. It seems that everyone in the hip-hop community wants to be down with Don Juan, but Bishop is usually seen with Snoop and MC's including Nelly, 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes, Lil John, and many more. His high profile appearances on TV, in Film, and Videos, show the ever expanding influence he is having on pop culture today. His charismatic character, style, and reputation have elevated him to icon status and his unique vocabulary; with words like "Chuuuch, Preach, and Tabanakal" have become a new lexicon of communication within the hip-hop community.
As Bishop's life has evolved the one element that has remained constant is his undeniable sense of his own style. There is absolutely no denying that the Bishop has "stone cold style" and a presence that has drawn admirers to him his entire life. This "TRU PLAYA" has had a profound influenced on urban culture from music to fashion. Everybody is writing about, singing, and talking about being a player; Bishop is "The Player", giving him a unique level of unmatched credibility. This man has never wavered or compromised on his path through life' he is indeed, an original.
The Bishop is once again "stepping his game up" with the creation of The Bishop - a lifestyle brand- reflecting the style, confidence and sexiness of The Bishop Don 'Magic" Juan. The 1st apparel collection is being strategically and selectively placed in "urban" specialty retailers across the country to overwhelming and enthusiastic response. The line draws from the Bishop's rich image library of old school photos, his words and sayings as well as his enviable dress up style. This is just the first of many product offerings being developed to take advantage of Don 'Magic' Juan's "higher than high" market presence
Advice:Take Your Time And Do Your Research and be prepared to spend some money. As soon as you think your done adding to your tank, you find yourself at your local fish store again. So take your time and you will eventually get your tank to look the way you want. Like the old saying goes, "Slow and steady wins the race".
Dont buy a great dane if you have an apartment... same concept, dont start the tank if you dont have the time and money needed
Take everyones advise lightly. Everyones advice will vary greatly. Only you can decide what is best for your situation. Weigh things out and then go for it. Make sure you understand everything before you just dive in blindly.
Description:55 gallon african cichlid tank with two green puffers and a catfish