2008 Top 10 Saltwater Fish
Rated #1: gm333
Number of votes: 38
Quote: You put how many in a 10 gallon tank?
About Yourself: I am currently an Administrator at www.aquariumaddicts.com
Fish Kept: fresh,salt
Tank Size: 135
Description: A pic of my Green mandarin fully exposed. To see more of my pics login to www.aquariumaddicts.com
Rated #2: Flash
Number of votes: 42
Fish Kept: Reef tank- Cardinal Fish, Naso Tang, Yellow Tang, Six-line wrasse, mandarin, Lyretail Anthias Fish only tank- Purple tang, french angelfish, majestic angelfish, clown trigger, powder blue tang, blue tangs, gold-banded maroon clownfish, Imperator angelfish, Queen angelfish
Corals/Plants Kept: Torch corals, clams, various kinds of polyps, few mushrooms, few acros, colt coral and leather corals
Tank Size: 90
Advice: Beginners should begin with common fish to spare the rare ones.
Description: Cardinalfish with newly hatched babies in the mouth.
Rated #3: dragonette
Number of votes: 46
Quote: ""The cure for anything is salt water - sweat, tears, or the sea. ~Isak Dinesen""
About Yourself: www.myspace.com/yetcka
Fish Kept: currently none... in the past:mandarin, fuzzy dwarf, gobies, etc
Corals/Plants Kept: softies, LPS, non-photosynthetics
Tank Size: 24
Advice: Dont buy retail.
Description: Mandarin Dragonet, Synchiropus Splendidus, My beloved "Mr. Mandarin" met his fate when I tried to catch the fuzzy dwarf and the two fish collided. The dragonet was poisoned and died hours later. I had him for a year. This pic won a contest on swf.com and is their 'poster' for the green mandarin.
Rated #4: Scooter6
Number of votes: 49
Fish Kept: Blue Hippo Tang Niger Trigger 2 Clowns ( one Black, one normal) 3 PJ Cardinal Falco Hawkfish Clown Goby
Corals/Plants Kept: mushrooms Green and Pink Star Polyps Green and Pink Tree Leathers Colt Coral Frags Featherdusters
Tank Size: 29
Advice: Take Your Time
Description: My dude!
Rated #5: sixt3denied
Number of votes: 45
Quote: Walk with me...talk with me...
Fish Kept: just starting to set up
Corals/Plants Kept: none yet
Tank Size: 46
Advice: Hamg in there. Read!
Description: Copper Banded Butterfly
Rated #6: lancealott
Number of votes: 28
About Yourself: im a college student and i wish i was going for marine biology but instead becoming an architect. I live in Texas it is very hard to find good fish for a good price.
Fish Kept: Blue Tang, Yellow Tang, Blue Angelfish, 6 Blue Damsels, 30 Blue Legged Crabs, 15 Red Legged Crabs, 10 Cerith Snails, 12 Nassurlius Snails, 10 Mexican Turbo Snails
Corals/Plants Kept: About to start adding corals once I get the money for the lights and skimmer.
Tank Size: 75
Advice: Live in Florida....buy your fish slowly do not over populate. choose between agressive tanks or peaceful tanks. buy your fish online if you don't want to get ripped off on the price. saltwaterfish.com
Description: Green Mandarin
Rated #7: tangerine
Number of votes: 34
Quote: que sera sera
About Yourself: always love fishes and have being keeping FW for ages,converted to marine 4 yrs ago.
Fish Kept: PBT,YT,Regal,Tomini,Purple Tans,Orange Wrasse,Flame Angels and a pair of clownfish
Corals/Plants Kept: mixed reef
Tank Size: 150
Advice: get the basics and initial set up right.
Description: regal tang
Rated #8: CrustyShirt
Number of votes: 25
Fish Kept: tangs, wrasses, angels, triggers, butterflys, gobys,
Corals/Plants Kept: sps zoas
Tank Size: 120
Advice: dont quit
Description: African yellow belly blue tang
Rated #9: pct57
Number of votes: 22
About Yourself: ...
Fish Kept: acanthurus sohal naso lituratus paracanthurus hepatus zebrasoma veliferum zebrasoma flavescens gramma loreto premnas biaculeatus
Corals/Plants Kept: symphillya red/green ricordea florida trachiphillya geoffrey turbinaria sp. sinularia actinodiscus blue caulastrea furcata montipora digitata red montipora digitata grey pocillopora damicornis
Tank Size: 120
Description: Acanthurus sohal 7 yo
Rated #10: reefgazer
Number of votes: 23
Fish Kept: Scissor Tail Goby (1), Lyre Tail Anthias (2 female, 1 male), Majestic Foxface, Scribbled Rabbitfish (4), Sailfin tang, Coral Beauty Dwarf Angel, Purple Lobster, Blue Spot Watchman Goby, Percula Clown (2), Black Ocellaris Clown (2), Marine Betta, Black Long-spine Urchin, Royal Tuxedo Urchin, Purple Linkia Star fish, Orange Linkia Star fish, Gold Rim Tang, Cleaner Wrasse, Sand-sifting stars (2), Hermits (?), Astrea snails (?), Mexican Turbo Snails (?).
Corals/Plants Kept: Small plate coral, Blue ridge coral, Xenia, Pineapple Coral, Purple Fan, Large frogspawn, Large Hammerhead, Metallic green star polyp colony, Sun Polyps, 2 clams, Rose Bubble-tip anemone, Blueberry Gregonian, Green polyp Toadstool Leather, approx. 20 small Uma Mushrooms.
Tank Size: 144
Advice: Enjoy it. Go one step above what you think you need. Better to have equipment that will do a better job than you need rather not good enough.
Description: Bi-color blenny in cowrie shell