Udo has been in the hobby for over 42 years. He is a member of Durham Region Aquarium Society and Barrie Regional Aquarium Society of Simcoe. He is also a CAOAC Judge and Club Auctioneer.
He currently keeps African, Central and South American cichlids, live bearers, various catfish, invertebrates and plants. Udo maintains 40 tanks with a total volume of over 1500 gallons. The tanks range from 2 to 350 gallons. Udo has been in the hobby for over 42 years.