Tom - One year on
Blog post written by Tom | 07 August 2019 | Category: General fishy ramblings
Tom joined Weald Aquatics from Fish ‘n’ Things a year ago, bringing a new level of knowledge on fishkeeping. He studied at Writtle University College for two years, and gained qualifications applicable for the aquatics trade:
- Aquatic Husbandry and Management.
- Animal Nutrition.
- Exotic Animal Health and Husbandry.
- Animal Management.
We asked Tom to write about his first year at Weald and the fish and pets he keeps at home.
A year on since I first started working for Weald Aquatics I am shocked by how fast the time has gone, yet it feels like I have been here for a lot longer.
My understanding of everything aquatic when I joined Weald was at a high level but has improved even more and continues to increase every day. I have also built a good rapport with many customers who have made it very easy for me to settle in.
When I first started at Weald I only had a Fluval Flex 57 litre aquarium containing a spotted pufferfish and a bristlenose.
Since starting at Weald the Fluval Flex has changed and now has four juvenile puffers and some Synodontis petricolas.I have also added a Juwel Rio 125 containing a selection of barbs, four ancistrus, two pearl gouramis and an African clawed frog. Finally, I have obtained a Juwel Lido 200 which will be set up so I can move the fish from the Juwel Rio 125.
As well as fish I also have six lizards, five snakes, four tarantulas and one toad. Other animals include cats and dogs.
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