Grown up my whole life with aquariums, but kept my first aquarium which I looked after aged 12, so 18 years overall
A large Amazon biotype at the center of my house, viewable from all sides, with a staircase wrapped around it leading to top viewing platform.
A bad one, came home to find my airline had detached from the air pump, and syphoned a 1/3 of my tank onto my bedroom carpet.
Having access to a large number of species of different fish, aquariums and equipment.
‘How many fish can I have in my tank’
Might sound silly but a glass aquarium, it’s the blank canvas to build on.
Patience, there is no short cuts
The reefs surrounding the Galapagos islands
Customer who had Ammonia issues, told him to do small water changes every couple of days. Came back after 10 days and Ammonia had climbed, asked him to bring in tap water. Ammonia in his tap water was crazy high, turned out his house when built, had the drinking mains supply running under the waste supply. The waterboard dug up his garden and confirmed it, safe to say he quickly moved house.
Our Pygmy puffers, they are very inquisitive and always seem to be on the search
Cuttlefish, their whole movement, hunting etc are so alien but extremely interesting
If you buy cheap, you buy twice. Invest in the beginning with the best affordable equipment.