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.
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!