Light for plant growth, occassional supplements added for trace nutrients, whisper 60 filter, argonite sand for substrate, rocks from local rivers/outdoors, 79 degrees
My tank really maintains itself.
2 Electric Yellows
4 Electric Blues
2 Zebra Peacocks
2 Yellow fined acis
1 Java fern
Our family grew up raising fish in 55 gallons. I'm in an apartment now with a smaller aquarium, but I love the hobby of keeping fish. I continue to watch my tank in just the same way as when I was a kid.
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.