100g (72x18x19) African Cichlid Mbuna
Filtration: ProClear 175 Wet/Dry w/ Mag-Drive 700, Emperor 400, Aquamaster 450
Heating: 2 - Visi-Therm 200 watt
Substrate: 75 lbs Pool Filter Sand
Rocks: 300 lbs field stone and Vancouver Red
Stand: Customized Buffet Table
Research, research, research. Once you've done that, go back and do some more. Exercise patience in everything you do with your tank. Stock slowly
7 Labidochromis caeruleus
6 Cynotilapia afra (Chitande)
6 Pseudotropheus Acei
5 Metriaclima estherae (Red)
3 Synodontis eupterus
4 Pseudotropheus socolofi
28 Metriaclima estherae (Red) Fry
I was into aquaria when I was in high school and college but sold everything when I entered the Marine Corps. 15 years later, I caught the bug again and started up the large tank I wanted when I was a youngin.
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.