Anthony Tu is a graduate of San Jose State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. He has been involved with the tropical fish hobby more than 30 years. At twelve years of age, he started to breed beta fish, which he received as a gift from a neighbor’s pond in South East Asia. His passion for African Cichlids began in 1995 when he joined his local fish club, the Pacific Coast Cichlid Association (PCCA). He has also been a member of the American Cichlid Association since 2000. He has specialized in the keeping and breeding of Cyphotilapia.
He currently maintains more than 12 variants of Cyphotilapia. In April 2008, he was awarded as a Master Breeder from the PCCA, his local fish club. Anthony is an international speaker. He has given many talks at major fish clubs throughout the United States, Mexico and Asia, recently at Aquarama 2015 in Singapore . All his lectures use the latest technology such as: PowerPoint, 3D video clips, and high definition pictures, all taken by him.