Built this background from styrofoam and cement. 25w heater and internal hidden filter. The background has a sandfall and at the bottom I have a plastic trough that recycles the sand.
Shrimp and clean up crew are real essential to maintain the plants. And I normally only buy tetras and no fish that will grow over 3cms.
Cucumbers, grass, water lillies,
The pet trade gets a bad rap for exploiting wild animals but sometimes the opposite is true.
Modern advances in technology affect every industry - even the aquarium hobby.
If you are looking for a unique invertebrate to add to your saltwater tank, consider the sea urchin.