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Sam Garcia Jr.


Sam Garcia Jr. but professionally goes by Sam Scālz
Age: 44

San Diego, California only 2 miles from the Mexican border
How long have you been in the hobby?

I've kept fish for 39 years, worked professionally in the hobby for 29 years. Been a professional artist for 30 years.
What do you currently have in your aquariums?

I currently keep mostly nano aquariums under 20 gallons with small Characins and Cyprinids, rare  Loricariids, Apistogramma, wild Betta species, Shrimps and Corydoras. I formerly had a very large and diverse fish and reptile collection. I toned down the livestock so I could have more time to do other things. 
Apart from fishkeeping, you also like to catch fish on rod and reel. Living on the coast, you must catch some awesome fish. What has been your most memorable catch?
I have fished for species like Yellowfin and Bluefin Tuna, Thresher and Mako Sharks, Dorado, Yellowtail and many other species. Despite this, I am more satisfied catching freshwater speci…