Photo Caption:125 gallon tank w/21 mixed cichids. Why? Because I was told not too. I never have been good at listening to directions. Oh yea 2 Rainbow Sharks 1 Algae eater and 1 Cherry Loach(test)...if he's still alive \'ve not seen em in 2 weeks. THIS IS ONLY A THIRD OF TANK :(
Description: 72" x 19" x 20" tank. Cichlid tank. Currently:
1x 8" JD! He started the cichlid switch!
1x rainbow sharks
1x 7" both Acei
3x 5" peacock
3x 5.5"yellow lab
1x 3" white convict
1x 4"green terror
2x 5" firemouth
1x 4" red jewel
1x 6" texas cichlid.
Marineland 400 w/dual biowheels! 2-9" bubbles w/powerful aqua culture 60-120 gal. pump($10 at walmart) 6' light strip generic lights. 2-300watt heaters. 3" substrate. 85 Lbs. of river rock. 28 Lbs. of mortar sand. 40 Lbs. of gravel. It took me about 15 hrs. including 3 river trips, heavy cleaning, multiple boiling pots, several restacking and critiquing. Good thing I love Tetris!
Advice: Research at least 3-5 websites on any one question. Then double check with fish experts. DON'T BE FOOLED BY THE LOCAL PETSHOP COMMISSION PAYED EMPLOYEES!
Fish Kept: Tank #1 19 mixed cichlids 2 chinese algae eaters and 1 rainbow shark
Tank #2 1 large fancy tailed goldfish 3 fancy guppy's for breeding fun 2 golden algae eaters 1 Chinese algae eater
Tank #3 Auratus/Blue Johanni 3 ft. breeding tank
Corals/Plants: Several random plants I found in ponds and rivers. A couple I purchased. 4 bamboo plants. 1 onion and bulbs planted but still no good lighting yet :(
About Yourself: My girlfriend said she wanted a fish lol. Soooo 1 125 gal. 1 55 and 1 40 gallon, currently and a few starter fish later....she didn't know what I had in mind. But I hope to make some cash while having fun at a hobby we can both enjoy. And have my son grow up learning how to take care of fish, coral and whatnot and sell em!