About the Author
Matt Pedersen has been keeping aquariums since the age of only 5 years. His first efforts to propagate fish were directed towards Sailfin Mollies. At the age of 13, Matt joined the workforce at a small pet shop, taking care of the animals for a few hours a week. By 14 he had begun to perform aquarium maintenance for residential clients.
After nine years in retail and every fish imaginable, Matt found his true love
to be African Cichlids, the only fish he truly never tired of.
Matt left retail to represent The Cichlid Factory in January of
1998. He has continued to learn as much as possible, joining the
ACA and religiously purchasing "Cichlid News" from his local retail
clients. Matt Pedersen has been guest speaker at Cichlid Clubs
including Suburban Aquarist Society and the Great Lakes Cichlid
Club. Most often Matt will speak on Victorian Cichlids, his personal
Since February 2000 Matt has made another career change, from
wholesaling cichlids to Multimedia/CD-ROM/Web development as the
Executive Senior Multimedia Developer for Infotube
Inc. In December of 2000, we moved our group of sites from
a free-hosting service (cichlidrecipe.homepage.com) to high-grade
professional hosting and a new domain - CichlidRecipe.com.
Matt continues to operate, improve and expand the NEW Cichlidrecipe.com
with John Baker, founder of the Cichlid Factory.
If you have any comments or questions for Matt Pedersen, he can
be contacted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Although extremely busy, Matt will be sure to reply to your email
as soon as humanly possible. Please be sure to include a concise
description in the subject portion of your message.
Please direct general questions to email@example.com.
Advertising inquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We also have hundres of photographs which we will license for
non-exclusive publishing rights. Inquiries regarding the purchase
of image publishing rights should also be directed to email@example.com.
"Support Your Independant Pet Retailers!"