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I have an aquarium. I don't want fish in it. Help.
Okay, I have a Marineland Eclipse Hex 5 aquarium, currently dry and empty. I would like to put something in it to keep me company at my desk, but I don't want fish. So I'm asking for suggestions on some kind of small pet that would be happy in a habitat that size. Here are my requirements:
-Cleaning needs to be minimal. I'm in an office and the only usable sink is on the next floor up on the opposite side of the building, so frequent scrubbing and washing and such is out of the question. Preferably, all I would need for cleaning is a trashcan.
-Whatever it is, the pet needs to be able to survive a weekend without anyone feeding it, cleaning up after it, turning on the lights for it, or even acknowledging its existence.
-I can't do live feeding. Or, at least not live crickets. Mealworms and such I can handle, but crickets and their ilk freak me out.
I've been interested in green tree frogs, long-tailed lizards, and hermit crabs (obviously not all three at once), but there are things about my situation that seem to preclude proper care of any of those creatures. So I'm looking to you for suggestions on something that could be happy in there.
I realize that the best option may be to avoid pets altogether and to turn the thing into a terrarium for some plants, and I'm open to that. If you have any ideas for that I'd love to read them.
TL/DR: I have a tall(ish) 5-gallon tank. I want a pet, but not fish. It should require very low maintenance. I can't handle live crickets. I need ideas.