Top 21 - 30 Freshwater Fish 2006

Rated #21: Freshwater Fish - Osteoglossum Bicirrhosum - Silver Arowana Stocking In 125 Gallons Tank

Rated #21: Freshwater Fish - Osteoglossum Bicirrhosum - Silver Arowana Stocking In 125 Gallons Tank - This is a picture of my 14" Arowana.  In the background to the right are two parrot cichlids and on the left is my green terror.
State: Indiana
Country: United States
Rank: #21 out of 268 Freshwater Fish submitted 2006
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.14
Number of votes: 66
Quote: n/a
Fish Kept: I like all types of odd/colorful freshwater fish. I have kept many interesting fish including a 1.5 foot long fire eel, a "freshwater moray eel", a clown knife, and a needle nose fish.
Corals/Plants: My fish eat any plants I try to put in my tank.
Tank Size: 125 gallons
Description: This is a picture of my 14" Arowana. In the background to the right are two parrot cichlids and on the left is my green terror.

Rated #22: Freshwater Fish - Aulonocara Rubescens - Ruby Red Peacock Stocking In 90 Gallons Tank

Rated #22: Freshwater Fish - Aulonocara Rubescens - Ruby Red Peacock Stocking In 90 Gallons Tank - Aulonocara Sp. German Red
Country: Canada
Rank: #22 out of 268 Freshwater Fish submitted 2006
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.12
Number of votes: 58
Quote: a
Fish Kept: 7 Labidochromis Caeruleus (2M/5F) 1 Heros Efasciatus (White/Gold - M) 1 Aulonocara sp. "German Red" (M) 2 Sciaenochromis Fryeri (1M/1F) 3 Cynotilapia Afra "Cobue" (F1 - 1M/2F) 3 Aulonocara OB (3M) 2 Protomelas sp. Steveni "Taiwan Reef" (1M/1F) 1 Heros Efasciatus (Green - M) 1 Metriaclima Callainos (M) 1 Aulonocara sp. Lwanda (M)
Corals/Plants: Silk, Java Fern, Anubias Nana
Tank Size: 90 gallons
Advice: 30% water change once a week.
Description: Aulonocara Sp. German Red

Rated #23: Freshwater Fish - Maylandia Callainos - Blue Cobalt Cichlid Stocking In 55 Gallons Tank

Rated #23: Freshwater Fish - Maylandia Callainos - Blue Cobalt Cichlid Stocking In 55 Gallons Tank - I belive this is a 
Cobalt Blue Zebra Cichlid
Metriaclima callainos
State: Florida
Country: United States
Rank: #23 out of 268 Freshwater Fish submitted 2006
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.1
Number of votes: 42
Quote: not all who wonder are lost
About Yourself: x
Fish Kept: Mostly Cichlids
Corals/Plants: no live plants with cichlids!
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: Go slow, let your tank cycle and don't overfeed!
Description: I belive this is a Cobalt Blue Zebra Cichlid Metriaclima callainos

Rated #24: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Sp. - Red Marlboro Discus Stocking In 125 Gallons Tank

Rated #24: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Sp. - Red Marlboro Discus Stocking In 125 Gallons Tank - This is a 5.5 month old Malboro Red Discus :)
Country: Canada
Rank: #24 out of 268 Freshwater Fish submitted 2006
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.08
Number of votes: 62
Quote: I don't have one
About Yourself: Hello, I first got into fish keeping when I fishsat my inlaws two 15 year old fish (plain white Goldfish and a very large Pleco). That did it for me...I was hooked. I now mostly keep Discus and I love the way they watch you as much as you watch them. Happy fish keeping :)
Fish Kept: Discus, White Clouds, Clown Loaches, Otocinclus Catfish, 4 types of Corycats, Bushynose Pleco and Amano Shrimps.
Corals/Plants: Crispy Crinums, Onion plants, Dwarf Anubia, Cryptocoryne Siamensis, Cryptocoryne Parva, Cryptocryne Walkeri, Cryptocoryne Wendtii, and Anubias Nana.
Tank Size: 125 gallons
Advice: Take care of your water and your water will take care of your fish ;)
Description: This is a 5.5 month old Malboro Red Discus :)

Rated #25: Freshwater Fish - Osteoglossum Bicirrhosum - Silver Arowana Stocking In 125 Gallons Tank

Rated #25: Freshwater Fish - Osteoglossum Bicirrhosum - Silver Arowana Stocking In 125 Gallons Tank - my silver arowana showing its colors
State: Colorado
Country: United States
Rank: #25 out of 268 Freshwater Fish submitted 2006
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.06
Number of votes: 63
Quote: fish taste good
About Yourself: My dream is to own a red tail golden arowana. And a 300 gallon take maybe in a couple years
Fish Kept: 1 silver arowana, 3 blood parrots, 2 redhook silver dollars, 1 figure 8 puffer, 1 motoro stingray, 1 siamese tiger datnoid, 1 giant albino grouimi, 1 ? eel, 2 clown loaches
Corals/Plants: none
Tank Size: 125 gallons
Advice: the bigerr the tank the better to maintane and do you water changes!!!!!
Description: my silver arowana showing its colors

Rated #26: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Spp. - Snakeskin Discus Stocking In 40 Gallons Tank

Rated #26: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Spp. - Snakeskin Discus Stocking In 40 Gallons Tank - Pigeon checker board
Country: Bermuda
Rank: #26 out of 268 Freshwater Fish submitted 2006
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5
Number of votes: 50
Quote: one shot one kill
About Yourself: Always loved the hobby. Got serious about it 4 years ago. I mainly keep discus, I have 9 at the moment. 2 are in my planted tank. The others are in a 55-gallon grow out tank and my first and oldest, witch I nicknamed killer is in a 10-gallon tank. He is one very aggressive discus. I have been keeping plants for about 3 years and injecting co2 for 6 months. I will never go back to plastic plants again.
Fish Kept: Sailfin Molly,Fancy Guppy,Siamese Fighting Fish, Gourami's,Red-Tailed Black Shark,Siamese Algae Eater,Harlequin Rasbora,Cardinal Tetra,Neon Tetra, Rummy-Nose Tetra,Ram Cichlid,Bolivian Ram, Agassiz's Apisto,Discus,Jaguar Cichlid,Adolfo┬┤s Cory,Bristlenose Pleco,Chinese Hillstream Loach,Takashi Amano Shrimp
Corals/Plants: Vallisneria,Hygrophila ,Hemianthus micranthemoides Cryptocoryne,Hygrophila difformis,Echinodorus amazonicus,
Tank Size: 40 gallons
Advice: Gain knowledge from all how are willing to teach
Description: Pigeon checker board

Rated #27: Freshwater Fish - Maylandia Callainos - Blue Cobalt Cichlid Stocking In 64 Gallons Tank

Rated #27: Freshwater Fish - Maylandia Callainos - Blue Cobalt Cichlid Stocking In 64 Gallons Tank - Maylandia Callianos 'cobalt Blue'
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: #27 out of 268 Freshwater Fish submitted 2006
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5
Number of votes: 50
Quote: There's something fishy about this!
Fish Kept: 6 Yellow Labs 4 M. callainos 4 Metriaclima Estherae 4 Ps Acei 2 'Hongi'(and fry) 3 M. callainos(Pearl white's) 3 Ps Crabro Lab Trewavasae 2 Syno Multipunctatus 1 Green Phantom Plec(L200)
Corals/Plants: River Boulders
Tank Size: 64 gallons
Advice: Research compatability issues and take your time planning your tank, makes it all worth while in the end.
Description: Maylandia Callianos 'cobalt Blue'

Rated #28: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Spp. - Neon Blue Discus Stocking In 100 Gallons Tank

Rated #28: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Spp. - Neon Blue Discus Stocking In 100 Gallons Tank - All of my discus
State: Nevada
Country: United States
Rank: #28 out of 268 Freshwater Fish submitted 2006
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Submitted:
Ratings: 4.98
Number of votes: 56
Quote: .
Fish Kept: 6 - discus 3-7" 1- gold nugget pleco ( L18) 1- Rubber Pleco ( L56 ) 1- Chaca Chaca Catfish 1- Flying Fox
Corals/Plants: jungle val Rotala Indica Anubias Hygrophila polysperma Cryptocoryne
Tank Size: 100 gallons
Advice: keep on keeping on
Description: All of my discus

Rated #29: Freshwater Fish - Gymnogeophagus Surinamensis - Surinamen Geophagus Stocking In 40 Gallons Tank

Rated #29: Freshwater Fish - Gymnogeophagus Surinamensis - Surinamen Geophagus Stocking In 40 Gallons Tank - this is typical of my fish - heading fora single species tank of geophagus.
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: #29 out of 268 Freshwater Fish submitted 2006
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Submitted:
Ratings: 4.98
Number of votes: 56
Quote: some circumstantial evidence is very strong; as when you find a trout in your milk.
About Yourself: optional. happily married poet.
Fish Kept: geophagus juripari knife fish golden nugget pleco
Corals/Plants: -
Tank Size: 40 gallons
Advice: start big. this is the one hobby it's more tricky to do on a small scale.
Description: this is typical of my fish - heading fora single species tank of geophagus.

Rated #30: Freshwater Fish - Pseudotropheus Socolofi - Powder Blue Cichlid Stocking In 33 Gallons Tank

Rated #30: Freshwater Fish - Pseudotropheus Socolofi - Powder Blue Cichlid Stocking In 33 Gallons Tank - Some kind of pseudotropheus zebra mbuna, possibly a "mutt" !!
Country: Canada
Rank: #30 out of 268 Freshwater Fish submitted 2006
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Submitted:
Ratings: 4.88
Number of votes: 51
Quote: life is like a box of frogs......
About Yourself: Keeping fish since age 14 !!
Fish Kept: Pseudotropheus lombardio, red zebras, lemon yellows, haplichromis species, blue zebra mbunas.
Corals/Plants: Java fern Java fern Java fern Java fern Java fern
Tank Size: 33 gallons
Advice: It's all about water chemistry!!
Description: Some kind of pseudotropheus zebra mbuna, possibly a "mutt" !!

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