Just over a year.
For over 10 years, hard to remember exactly.
The classic story. My grandad got me a goldfish and a bowl when I was 7 or 8.
The amazement that you experience when you have a whole ecosystem flourishing and thriving in your living room.
A few years ago I made a deal with myself to never do anything I wasn’t passionate about again.
An impossible question to answer. However, I do have a Mantis Shrimp called Bella which is one of the most fascinating creatures I have ever encountered.
Mudskippers and Archerfish.
Research as much as possible from as many different sources as possible, start with something simple and don’t overthink everything.
A huge hillstream system with every single type of goby you can think of that would excel in that type of enviornment.
The first time my Morgurnda Adspersa spawned.
That goldfish produce ethanol when they are in bad water conditions.That goldfish produce ethanol when they are in bad water conditions.
Seeing all the beautiful and varied species, working with my team and meeting enthusiastic fish keepers every day.
What kind of fish should I buy/is suitable for my tank?
Oversized external filters on most of my tanks. They allow me to keep my tanks healthy and happy with minimal maintenance.
Again research as much as possible. Speak to lots of marine keepers. Don’t be intimated and be prepared to be patient
Hardy tetras in a medium/large sized tank.
A Gem Tang. I called him Freddy.
Some of our large Koi. They are like puppies!
Nope but I would love to have on in the future!
Thalassophryne Amazonica (Prehistoric Monster Fish), Brachirus Panoides (Freshwater Flounder) and many more.
Every single tank is different and develops differently. Study your tank like book and work out what makes your ecosystem flourish.
I would like to see more captive breeding for marine fish. I would also like to see fish keeping being looked at more as having a pet, rather than having a hobby
I have 6 tanks at the moment. -a big community tank with different types of tetras, gobies and dwarf cichlids -a big community tank with larger south American cichlids, catfish, G udgeons and tetras. - a small community tank with nano tetras, rasbora,