48"x17' 50 gal. 60 gal total filtration. water temp at 79.9-80.6. power head to circulate water and temp/simulate natural moving currents of lake malawi.
read up and study before taking on new types of fish. not all go together, and all have different requirements in their environment.
african cichlids. several species. all from lake malawi.
plastic plants and resin ornaments.
fish are friends. not food.
accidentally got into the hobby by getting a free tank on craigslist, and just kept going with it :)
During the summer months, it may become more of a challenge to keep your aquarium temperature stable.
There are many different species of barbs but some of them are better than others for the larger home aquarium.
Cultivating a thriving saltwater tank can be a challenge but it is also incredibly rewarding.