About Yourself:i had a few fish tanks when growing up, but i was a teenager then and did what teenagers do. i'm 41 now settled down with family and the little boy loves them.
Fish Kept:2 silver barbs 5 inches, 2 silver dollars around same size 1red tail shark 5 inches , 1 plec (percy) 8 inches, neon tetra, zebra tetras, red eye tetra, 1 silve shark 6 inches, 1 large angel fish, 3 loaches and about 6 others. all get on well.
Corals/Plants Kept:plastic plants and i also have scottish cobbles from the garden centre, a snip at 6 quid a bag compared to local acquatics store. Ps if anyone could give me a plan on how to have real plants that grow without fish eating them etc pls let me know. Ive read a bit but not been successful
Advice:i am fairly new to hobby(about 2 years). water changes every week 20 - 25% important. get as much advice as you can (but dont believe everything), buuild on experience. Also fish: do research but not all fish which are aggressive are. they are like humans some are some are not, if you know what i mean.
Corals/Plants Kept:Fake plants, Bob the pacu eats plants
Advice:Take it slow, don't rush, let it cycle, you will have alot of money if you take it slow.
Description:Sorry for the bad pic, aquarium made by tru view stand custom made by seahorse aquarium in Portland, Oregon I made the hood myself, I love the driftwood look so I have alot of driftwood, got the sand from an aquarium shop that was going out of business,( about 250-300 lbs of sand)
About Yourself:US Native Fish are unique and great to keep in the home aquarium. Please visit the North American Native Fishes Association @ www.nanfa.org. Also, visit my website @ www.kycreeks.com
Fish Kept:Multiple species of US Native stream fish: Darters, Shiners, Madtoms, and others. I have roughly 75 fish in the tank
Corals/Plants Kept:Every rock in the tank was specially picked and unique in it's own way. From iron banded sandstone to Quartz Geodes, there is a great array of rocks in this tank. I hand selected all these rocks based on their unique qualities.
Advice:visit my website; www.kycreeks.com and the North American Native Fishes association @ www.nanfa.org
About Yourself:Currently a student of Bsc Zoology and Botany 3rd year. Passionate about the environment and learning everything there is to know about it!
Nimbochromis venustus- Giraffe Cichlid (1M/3F)
Copadichromis borleyi- Red Fin Borleyi (1m/2F)
Protomelas taeniolatus- Red Empress (1M/3F)
Crytocara moorii- Blue Dolphin (1M/2F)
Placidochromis milomo (1M/3F)
Aulonocara baenschi- Aulonocara Benga (4M) 2 Orange form and 2 normal. Getting females soon.
Labidochromis caeruleus- Electric Yellows (1M/3F)
Metriaclima estherae- Red Zebra (2F i think)
Unknown species. Looks like Melanochromis johanni
Pelvicachromis pulcher- Kribensis (1F)
Common Pleco- (x2)
Chromobotia macracanthus- Clown Loaches (x2)
Corals/Plants Kept:All fake plants.
Advice:My biggest word of advice is to do LOTS of research as their are many things you need to consider when dealing with fairly large and potentially aggressive cichlids. Do NOT buy a fish just because it looks pretty! Its your responibility to ensure the health and happiness of your pets.