About Yourself:Got into the happy after having my little boy, as a toddler he loved going to see the fishes at the pet stores. Bought him a 70litre off ebay for 20 quid, 2 years later have a 275 litre with pretty much all the trimmings and finding it hard to justify it by saying its for the little un
About Yourself:I am a electrical engineer by trade, but i have been into freshwater tanks for 12 years now. i started out with just small fish tanks for cool fish i liked and then i got a 4ft tank with chiclids and parrotfish that really started me into the hobby.. not venturesd into marine tanks yet, but i guess i am not really a fan. always preferree freshwater.
My current tank has been around for about 3 years now, and is mainly a planted tank where the emphasis is on creating a tropical pond enviroment with the types of plants and fishes that you find there..
i am still learning everyday but i have to say the satisfaction of seeing a tank that is doing well is very difficult to match.
Fish Kept:Angelfish, golden otos, baby puffers, many types of tetras..
Advice:make sure you are systematic and do things at proper intervals, it is very tempting to dump everything into a new tank on the first day, i used to do that years ago and i lost many fish and many plants. make sure you properly mature the tank water and biological system of your tank over a minimum two week period before introducing your expensive fish and sensitive plants into the system.. and compatibility is very important.. not everything that looks good is actually going to survive in your tank. if you are using fish and plants from the tropics, do not add in a temperate species to look good.. they will not adapt well and whether fish or plant they will die quickly..
Description:This is my current tank,
It is a lower delta tropical pond setting and the plants are all matured for about 3 years now.
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About Yourself:More tanks required! Apart from this I have got 160litres Tanganyika tank with Neolamprologus brevis colony, small 17litres cryptokoryne wendtii planted tank with Iriatherina werneri and a 10litres black water betta tank, which I plan to change for a little bigger glass. I would like to have many more, like Malawi tank and some marine tank when I retire ;)