More Info

State: Texas
Country: United States
Description: 120g Oceanic glass tank (48"x24"x24") with trickle filter 75 sump tank. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ CPR Continuous Siphon Overflow Box ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 48" Coralife T5 Dual Lamp Fixture (hoping to upgrade soon) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Most rocks (not including the substrate) were found in random locations outside and were individually placed in the tank (after treatment of course). ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Cedar Driftwood (also found outside) was soaked, treated, boiled, etc. for several weeks before placed in tank. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This is our first tank, and we appreciate all comments and suggestions.
Advice: Research, Research, Research.
Fish Kept: 3 German Red Peacocks 2 Kribensis 5 Jewels 3 Venustus 2 Red Empress 4 Hap Moori 3 OB Zebras 3 Auratus 1 Demasoni 2 Syno Cats 1 Pleco 75+ Jewel fry
Corals/Plants: A variety: Most plants are real, we will replace the artificial plant when the remaining plants grow to a likeable height.
Tank Size: 120 gallons
Quote: 1) Dont tell fish stories where the people know you; but particularly, dont tell them where they know the fish. ~ Mark Twain ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2) I fully support the goal of species protection and conservation and believe that recovery and
About Yourself: My family back home had the 120g tank just collecting dust. Last summer, my girlfriend and I hauled the tank on TOP of our SUV (because it wouldn't fit INSIDE) through a tropical storm and somehow managed to bring it home safely. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Neither of us knew much about fish, let alone Lake Malawi African Cichlids, but we have had the most interesting time learning along the way. We did - and still do - a lot of research and gather advice from a LOT of people. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I think we found a hobby for life!

COMMENTS

There are no comments on this photo yet.

MOST RECENT ARTICLES

Why is Water Flow So Important in a Reef Tank?
WHY IS WATER FLOW SO IMPORTANT IN A REEF TANK?
Cultivating a thriving reef tank can be a challenge with all of the requirements you must meet.
How Aquarium Trends Affect the World
HOW AQUARIUM TRENDS AFFECT THE WORLD
Trends in the aquarium trade have an effect on more than just aquarium hobbyists -- they can affect the whole world.
Aquarium Hobbyists Help Save 30 Species from Extinction
AQUARIUM HOBBYISTS HELP SAVE 30 SPECIES FROM EXTINCTION
The pet trade gets a bad rap for exploiting wild animals but sometimes the opposite is true.

READ AQUARIUM ARTICLES