Top Ten > Saltwater Fish All Time > Saltwater Fish 2012

Rated #1: MASTRO1

State: New York
Country: United States United States Flag
Rank: #1 out of 27 Saltwater Fish submitted 2012
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Submitted: 03/05/2012
Ratings: 7.54
Number of votes: 26
Quote: YOU ONLY LIVE ONCE
About Yourself: HIGH VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR, HARD WORKING, NEW FATHER, SPORT ENTHUSIAST, OUTDOORSMAN... WISH I COULD FISH ON MY BOAT EVERY DAY
Fish Kept: BLOND NASO,YELLOW HAWAIIAN,BLUE HIPPO,MAROON CLOWN,MIDAS BLENNY,BANJAI CARDINAL,FIRE FISH,GREEN MANDARIN,BLUE FACED GOBY,ROYAL GRAMMA,SIX LINE WRASSE,(3)ENGINEER GOBIES,(4)BLUE CHROMIS, CLAMS,(3)SHRIMP(CLEANER,BLOOD&BANDED CORAL) STARS,SNAILS,HERMITS
Corals/Plants Kept: TOADSTOOL,CONDY ANENOME,DEVILS HAND,XENIAS,HAMMER,FROGSPAWN,LEATHER,ACANS,ZOAS,DENDROS,SUN POLYPS,MUSHROOMS,FUNGIAS,BLASTOS,GEOGORGIAN,BRAINS,TUBS
Tank Size: 65
Advice: TAKE IT SLOOOOWWWWWWWWWWWW
Description: HIPPIE MY 2YR OLD BLUE HIPPO

Rated #2: aaronwitt

State: Arizona
Country: United States United States Flag
Rank: #2 out of 27 Saltwater Fish submitted 2012
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Submitted: 10/20/2012
Ratings: 7.26
Number of votes: 31
Fish Kept: Bristletooth Tomini Tang, Ocellaris Clownfish, Black and White Ocellaris Clownfish, Yellowhead Jawfish x2, banngai cardinalfish x2, lamark's angel, bartlett's anthias x3, aurora goby
Corals/Plants Kept: monti cap, monti digitada, pagoda cup, frogspawn, lobophylia, acropora, acans, duncans, chalice, symphylia, favia, turbinaria
Tank Size: 90
Advice: Don't rely on the people at the fish store to give you an education.
Description: tank bred banggai cardinalfish

Rated #3: stgawne

State: Michigan
Country: United States United States Flag
Rank: #3 out of 27 Saltwater Fish submitted 2012
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Submitted: 02/12/2012
Ratings: 6.91
Number of votes: 23
About Yourself: Switched a tank from freshwater to saltwater about 10 years ago and added lots of expensive fish that I couldn't afford...Dumb idea...great tank...sweet fish...couple days later...NO sweet fish...I still had the tank and no money for new fish. START SLOW only put fish in you can afford to loose if something goes wrong...which it will if its your first time.
Fish Kept: Queen Angel, Harlequin Huskfish, Picasso Trigger, Niger Trigger, Lunar Wrasse, Snowflake Eel, Green Wolf Eel (orange female), Foxface, Naso Tang, Bristle Star (over a foot across), long spine urchin, and a Tiger Cowrie snail.
Corals/Plants Kept: ahhhhh...those are expensive...maybe later....I do have algae growing :~)
Tank Size: 180
Advice: ADD FISH SLOWWW...START WITH CHEAP FISH YOUR FIRST TIME DOING SALTWATER...STOP...DON'T RUSH!!! That's the best advise I can give.
Description: Harlequin Wrasse

Rated #4: fitz302

State: Illinois
Country: United States United States Flag
Rank: #4 out of 27 Saltwater Fish submitted 2012
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Submitted: 01/20/2012
Ratings: 6.7
Number of votes: 23
Fish Kept: Naso Tang, Pajama Cardinals, Flameback Angel.
Corals/Plants Kept: Finger Leather and many different mushrooms
Tank Size: 29
Advice: Just take it slow, it's not a race.
Description: Pajama Cardinal that would not turn to have his picture taken

Rated #5: fran_chu1

State: None/Other
Country: Trinidad Tobago Trinidad Tobago Flag
Rank: #5 out of 27 Saltwater Fish submitted 2012
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Submitted: 04/02/2012
Ratings: 6.52
Number of votes: 29
Fish Kept: • One Hippo Tang, One Yellow Tang, One six line wrasse, One Coral Beauty & three Evan's Anthias
Corals/Plants Kept: 17 different types
Tank Size: 90
Advice: Don't keep fish !!!! keep your water !!!!
Description: My 90 gal

Rated #6: cofn42

State: None/Other
Country: Canada Canada Flag
Rank: #6 out of 27 Saltwater Fish submitted 2012
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Submitted: 01/12/2012
Ratings: 6.29
Number of votes: 21
Quote: WWTMG - What would Tommy Gavin do?
About Yourself: All around great guy.
Fish Kept: 4 tank bred Clown Fish 3 Yellow Tangs 1 Regal Blue Tang 5 Halloween Crabs 10 small hermit crabs 1 Yellow Boxfish 1 Longnose Butterfly 2 Bangghai Cardinals
Corals/Plants Kept: None
Tank Size: 140
Advice: R E S E A R C H!!!!! We jumped in without any reading on a good deal online for a "complete" set up, $2500 later and that good deal is no so good any more.. My Advice: Make sure your wallet can handy the size of tank you want.
Description: Hey, we found Nemo!!!

Rated #7: CoralKelly

State: Pennsylvania
Country: United States United States Flag
Rank: #7 out of 27 Saltwater Fish submitted 2012
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Submitted: 01/28/2012
Ratings: 6.26
Number of votes: 23
Quote: "Fish are Friends Not Food."
About Yourself: :) addicted to my tank. Special thanks to SeaCave in Erie, Pa
Fish Kept: 1 Harelquin Tuskfish 1 Naso Tang Blue hippo tang Yellow tang 1 Kuda Seahorse 5 Stripped Cardinals 2 Green Mandarin Gobies 1 Red HawkFish 1 Harlequin Shrimp 3 Anenomies 2 Giant Clams lots of Starfish and lots of crabs
Corals/Plants Kept: 2 Meaty Brains Duncans Orange tree Sponge Torch corals Hammer corals Colt corals Kenya trees waving hands zoanthids mushrooms frogsspawn chili coral sun coral dendrophylia flower pots candy coral some other randoms
Tank Size: 120
Advice: :) Just Keep Swimming
Description: Naso Tang and Kuda Seahorse are Lovers!

Rated #8: sweetchariots

State: Kentucky
Country: United States United States Flag
Rank: #8 out of 27 Saltwater Fish submitted 2012
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Submitted: 02/13/2012
Ratings: 6.12
Number of votes: 25
Fish Kept: 2 Ocellaris Clowns-1 Black 1 Orange 1 Purple Tank 2 Purple Fire Fish 1 Mandarin Goby
Corals/Plants Kept: Orange Cap Green Duncans Red Blasto Peach Blasto (with recent spawning 10 total) Orange Tip Torch Purple Plate Orange Plate Blue Pulsing Xenia Purple Feather Duster Green Feather Duster Eagle Eye Zoanthids Pink Zoanthids
Tank Size: 90
Advice: Try to take your time, its hard but its beneficial in the long run for a thriving reef tank.
Description: Our Purple Firefish Couple

Rated #9: otis68

State: California
Country: United States United States Flag
Rank: #9 out of 27 Saltwater Fish submitted 2012
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Submitted: 02/08/2012
Ratings: 6.09
Number of votes: 22
Quote: I love this hobbie
About Yourself: I started my tank about 3 months ago and i'm loving it.
Fish Kept: Drangon pipe fish,Chevron Tang,Engineer Goby,Orange Spotted Goby with a paired pistol shrimp.
Corals/Plants Kept: Many diff zoo's,Open brain,and many more to come.
Tank Size: 60
Advice: My advice for new hobbyists take your time do little by little and seat back and enjoy the hobby.
Description: orange spotted goby paired with pistol shrimp.

Rated #10: scuba2

State: Michigan
Country: United States United States Flag
Rank: #10 out of 27 Saltwater Fish submitted 2012
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Submitted: 06/22/2012
Ratings: 6
Number of votes: 29
About Yourself: I love to scuba dive, and this is as close as I can get in Michigan. I am a registered nurse and love science, so balancing my tank comes naturally
Fish Kept: fox face, blenny, gobies, fire fish cardinals, 6 line wrasse, hippo tang, pair gsm clowns,jaw fish
Corals/Plants Kept: mostly soft and lps, just starting a few sps frags
Tank Size: 140
Advice: it is very time consuming and expensive, and addictive. Dip your corals before you put them in the tank!! this is what my tank looked like before I got sea spiders-killed half of the corals. Use Coral Rx!
Description: jawfish