Top 31 - 40 Freshwater Fish 2006

Rated #31: Freshwater Fish - Pseudotropheus Socolofi - Powder Blue Cichlid Stocking In 33 Gallons Tank

Rated #31: Freshwater Fish - Pseudotropheus Socolofi - Powder Blue Cichlid Stocking In 33 Gallons Tank - Some kind of pseudotropheus zebra mbuna, possibly a "mutt" !!
State:None/Other
Country:Canada
Rank: #31 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" !!

Rated #32: Freshwater Fish - Astronotus Ocellatus - Albino Oscar Stocking In 50 Gallons Tank

Rated #32: Freshwater Fish - Astronotus Ocellatus - Albino Oscar Stocking In 50 Gallons Tank - JB!
State:None/Other
Country:Australia
Rank: #32 out of 268 Freshwater Fish submitted 2006
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Submitted:
Ratings: 4.82
Number of votes: 51
Quote: For those 10 seconds or less I'm free.
Fish Kept: Tiger Oscar(Blacky), Albino Oscar (JB), 2 x Pearl Horseface(Horsey1,Horsey2), Green Severum (Greeny), Elelphantnose(Jelly)
Corals/Plants: None
Tank Size: 50 gallons
Advice: Can never have too much filtration.
Description: JB!

Rated #33: Freshwater Fish - Pseudotropheus Demasoni - Demasoni Cichlid Stocking In 32767 Gallons Tank

Rated #33: Freshwater Fish - Pseudotropheus Demasoni - Demasoni Cichlid Stocking In 32767 Gallons Tank - baby demasoni. approx 1.5"
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #33 out of 268 Freshwater Fish submitted 2006
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Submitted:
Ratings: 4.81
Number of votes: 43
Quote: focus on the task at hand
Tank Size: 32767 gallons
Advice: look for inspiration in odd places.
Description: baby demasoni. approx 1.5"

Rated #34: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Spp. - Red Turquoise Discus Stocking In 40 Gallons Tank

Rated #34: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Spp. - Red Turquoise Discus Stocking In 40 Gallons Tank - Red Turq Discus named Naina.  My three and half year old son named her.
State:None/Other
Country:Canada
Rank: #34 out of 268 Freshwater Fish submitted 2006
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Submitted:
Ratings: 4.8
Number of votes: 56
Quote: none
Fish Kept: Discus, Rainbow, tetras, clown loaches, otocats, corries and shrimp.
Corals/Plants: Java ferns and moss. Crypts and anubias.
Tank Size: 40 gallons
Advice: Research and research some more.
Description: Red Turq Discus named Naina. My three and half year old son named her.

Rated #35: Freshwater Fish - Metriaclima Sp. - Zebra Chilumba Stocking In 180 Gallons Tank

Rated #35: Freshwater Fish - Metriaclima Sp. - Zebra Chilumba Stocking In 180 Gallons Tank - A dominant male Black-barred zebra (metriaclima sp. zebra 'chilumba'...also known as the BB zebra; an african cichlid originating from Lake Malawi. This aggressive mbuna grows up to 8 inches.
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #35 out of 268 Freshwater Fish submitted 2006
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Submitted:
Ratings: 4.78
Number of votes: 46
Fish Kept: Fresh: various african cichlids (mbuna, haps, & frontosa) Brackish: green spotted puffers Marine: various damsels, maroon clownfish, bicolor angelfish, royal gramma. scooter dragonet
Corals/Plants: Various LPS and soft corals.
Tank Size: 180 gallons
Advice: Patience. Monitor your tank daily.
Description: A dominant male Black-barred zebra (metriaclima sp. zebra 'chilumba'...also known as the BB zebra; an african cichlid originating from Lake Malawi. This aggressive mbuna grows up to 8 inches.

Rated #36: Freshwater Fish - Phractocephalus Hemioliopterus - Redtail Cat Stocking In 75 Gallons Tank

Rated #36: Freshwater Fish - Phractocephalus Hemioliopterus - Redtail Cat Stocking In 75 Gallons Tank - My redtail/TSH hybrid, 2 motoro rays.
State:None/Other
Country:United Kingdom
Rank: #36 out of 268 Freshwater Fish submitted 2006
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Submitted:
Ratings: 4.77
Number of votes: 48
Quote: God wants spritual fruit not religous nuts.
About Yourself: I live in London, UK. My dad keep fish for years so i grew up with them, i have been keeping my own for 10 years now.
Fish Kept: marine- corals, inverts, sharks, eels and many other fish. tropical all types apart from discus. coldwater- started with goldfish, now have 3000 gallon koi pond and 600 gallon wild pond.
Corals/Plants: various mushrooms, hard and soft and clams
Tank Size: 75 gallons
Advice: Do research before you do or buy anything.
Description: My redtail/TSH hybrid, 2 motoro rays.

Rated #37: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Spp. - Pigeon Blood Discus Stocking In 27 Gallons Tank

Rated #37: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Spp. - Pigeon Blood Discus Stocking In 27 Gallons Tank - Mulder, my turquoise Discus
State:None/Other
Country:United Kingdom
Rank: #37 out of 268 Freshwater Fish submitted 2006
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Submitted:
Ratings: 4.71
Number of votes: 52
Fish Kept: Discus, tetra, catfish
Corals/Plants: All artificial plants
Tank Size: 27 gallons
Advice: Never overstock, especially when you start a new aquarium!
Description: Mulder, my turquoise Discus

Rated #38: Freshwater Fish - Cynotilapia Afra - Afra Cichlid Stocking In 160 Gallons Tank

Rated #38: Freshwater Fish - Cynotilapia Afra - Afra Cichlid Stocking In 160 Gallons Tank - extremely dominant cyno afra "white top"
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #38 out of 268 Freshwater Fish submitted 2006
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Submitted:
Ratings: 4.71
Number of votes: 52
Quote: none
About Yourself: none
Fish Kept: Mainly African cichlids... two apistos... and a few dither fish that have stuck with me :p
Corals/Plants: none
Tank Size: 160 gallons
Advice: Plan ahead!
Description: extremely dominant cyno afra "white top"

Rated #39: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Sp. - Royal Red Discus Stocking In 56 Gallons Tank

Rated #39: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Sp. - Royal Red Discus Stocking In 56 Gallons Tank - Assorted Discus
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #39 out of 268 Freshwater Fish submitted 2006
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Submitted:
Ratings: 4.67
Number of votes: 55
Quote: seriously?!
About Yourself: I am a 27 year old project Architect from Chicago.
Fish Kept: 6 discus (varied), 1 featherfin sydontis, 1 siamese algea eater.
Corals/Plants: Amazon Sword, vals, tiger lotus, red ludwigia, java moss, dwarf sag, and an ozelotte sword.
Tank Size: 56 gallons
Advice: Nothing in this hobby happens fast, except algae.
Description: Assorted Discus

Rated #40: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Sp. - Royal Red Discus Stocking In 30 Gallons Tank

Rated #40: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Sp. - Royal Red Discus Stocking In 30 Gallons Tank - 2 red discus, breeding pair
State:None/Other
Country:Great Britain
Rank: #40 out of 268 Freshwater Fish submitted 2006
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Submitted:
Ratings: 4.66
Number of votes: 38
Quote: Planted tanks rule
About Yourself: imve been keeping tanks for bout 2 years now, this is my latest creation, enjoy
Fish Kept: 4x red spotted snakeskin discus 1x blu diamond discus 15x orange tetras 5x cardinal tetras
Corals/Plants: 20x Amazon Swords 5x vallis straight 3x onion bulbs 3x aqua fern 10x green cabomba 15x water wisteria 1x clump of riccia 2x echinodorus uruguayensis
Tank Size: 30 gallons
Advice: Plants are a must - Research before anything
Description: 2 red discus, breeding pair

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