This is my kind of amazon-style tank. The wood is from grapewine and it has been kept in fish tanks for 15 years!
Keep it simple. Go for a natural-style aquarium, and don't change or clean things too much...
Natural is better
An overview of the reef aquarium along with a short history.
In stressful times, having a home aquarium could be a benefit.
Learn the arguments for choosing to set-up either a freshwater or saltwater aquarium.