Top 11 - 20 Freshwater Fish 2008

Rated #11: Freshwater Fish - Pterophyllum Sp. - Gold Veil Angel Stocking In 47 Gallons Tank

Rated #11: Freshwater Fish - Pterophyllum Sp. - Gold Veil Angel Stocking In 47 Gallons Tank - juve angels
State:None/Other
Country:United Kingdom
Rank: #11 out of 520 Freshwater Fish submitted 2008
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.49
Number of votes: 49
Quote: dammit janet!
About Yourself: i love my plec..i think they are the best fish to keep..and so easy and impressive!making a new tank for him and his catfish buddies, as they are only in this tank as a temporary measure
Fish Kept: 11 inch common plec, 5 inch sailfin, armour cat, 2x striped doras, 1x featherfin syno
Corals/Plants: unknown plants
Tank Size: 47 gallons
Advice: make sure you have plenty of lighting if you want to have a planted aquarium.
Description: juve angels

Rated #12: Freshwater Fish - Notesthes Robusta - Bullrout Stocking In 50 Gallons Tank

Rated #12: Freshwater Fish - Notesthes Robusta - Bullrout Stocking In 50 Gallons Tank - my bullrout (notesthes robusta)
found on the eastern side of australia lives in brackish water and fresh 
it is a greedy predator that ambushes its prey 
it is a scorpionfish one has to be cautious with handeling since it dose have poisionous spines the sting is quite painful and at mature age u would be in for a visit to the hospital 
they are one of my fav fish they can be tamed if u can get them at an early age
State:None/Other
Country:Australia
Rank: #12 out of 520 Freshwater Fish submitted 2008
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.48
Number of votes: 50
About Yourself: i've been interested in fish for a long time i used just have cichlids but now iam interested in planted tanks its so much give it a try
Tank Size: 50 gallons
Advice: add slowly but think big
Description: my bullrout (notesthes robusta) found on the eastern side of australia lives in brackish water and fresh it is a greedy predator that ambushes its prey it is a scorpionfish one has to be cautious with handeling since it dose have poisionous spines the sting is quite painful and at mature age u would be in for a visit to the hospital they are one of my fav fish they can be tamed if u can get them at an early age

Rated #13: Freshwater Fish - Papiliochromis Ramirezi - German Blue Ram Stocking In 240 Gallons Tank

Rated #13: Freshwater Fish - Papiliochromis Ramirezi - German Blue Ram Stocking In 240 Gallons Tank - Microgeophagus ramirezi
State:None/Other
Country:Slovenia
Rank: #13 out of 520 Freshwater Fish submitted 2008
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.46
Number of votes: 35
Tank Size: 240 gallons
Description: Microgeophagus ramirezi

Rated #14: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Spp. - Checkerboard Discus Stocking In 55 Gallons Tank

Rated #14: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Spp. - Checkerboard Discus Stocking In 55 Gallons Tank - Checkers
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #14 out of 520 Freshwater Fish submitted 2008
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.4
Number of votes: 52
Quote: "Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind." -Albert Einstein.
About Yourself: How did I get into this? I saw a Discus and had to have one. Many years later I'm still amazed by them.
Fish Kept: Tank #1: 6 Discus, 4 Rummy Nose Tetras, 6 Corridoras, a Bristlenose Pleco, a Yellow Spotted Pleco, and a Banjo Cat. Tank #2: African Cichlid tank.
Corals/Plants: Live plants.
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: The bigger your tank, the easier it is to maintain water parameters, and take it one step at a time. DON'T RUSH!
Description: Checkers

Rated #15: Freshwater Fish - Rainbow Pigeon Discus Stocking In 72 Gallons Tank

Rated #15: Freshwater Fish - Rainbow Pigeon Discus Stocking In 72 Gallons Tank - Most beautiful discus ever.
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #15 out of 520 Freshwater Fish submitted 2008
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.39
Number of votes: 46
Quote: .
About Yourself: .
Fish Kept: Gupies-16 Black Neons -10 Rasboras-7 Discus-3 Otociclus-5 Siamiase algae Eater-4 Botias-2
Corals/Plants: Live. Amazon swords. Anubias.
Tank Size: 72 gallons
Advice: Keep Going!!!
Description: Most beautiful discus ever.

Rated #16: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Sp. - Royal Red Discus Stocking In 66 Gallons Tank

Rated #16: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Sp. - Royal Red Discus Stocking In 66 Gallons Tank - discus with young
State:None/Other
Country:United Kingdom
Rank: #16 out of 520 Freshwater Fish submitted 2008
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.37
Number of votes: 27
Quote: ask first
About Yourself: tank set up about 6 months
Fish Kept: 20 neons and amano shrimps,also keep a discus tank
Corals/Plants: various plants including hc in foreground
Tank Size: 66 gallons
Advice: gain as much information as possible before attempting planted tanks.
Description: discus with young

Rated #17: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Sp. - Pigeon Blood Discus Stocking In 110 Gallons Tank

Rated #17: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Sp. - Pigeon Blood Discus Stocking In 110 Gallons Tank - my discus....lol
State:None/Other
Country:United Kingdom
Rank: #17 out of 520 Freshwater Fish submitted 2008
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.32
Number of votes: 59
Quote: Reap What You Sow
About Yourself: .
Fish Kept: A blood Parrot Cichlid, Siamese fighting fish, yellow angle, black/silver angel, white/black angel, zebra stripe angle, 4 orange tetras, 4 neons, pleco, 2 cory catfish, 1 albino catfish, 1 armoured catfish, albino shark, rainbow shark,and a silver dollar ....phew....lol
Corals/Plants: .
Tank Size: 110 gallons
Advice: 1.to speed up the process of starting a tank use dirty water from a friends tank. i have done this on various tanks and all fish have survived( iput the fish in the tank only 2 days after it was set up) 2. Do frequent water changes (25 % of the water in the tank. 3. dont listen to pet shop staff as they no nothing (do your own research on the net) i have various fish together that are suppose to be kept apart and they are fine.
Description: my discus....lol

Rated #18: Freshwater Fish - Nandopsis Octofasciatum - Electric Blue Jack Dempsey Stocking In 150 Gallons Tank

Rated #18: Freshwater Fish - Nandopsis Octofasciatum - Electric Blue Jack Dempsey Stocking In 150 Gallons Tank - My Electric Blue Jack Dempsey
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #18 out of 520 Freshwater Fish submitted 2008
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.29
Number of votes: 31
Fish Kept: 8 Oranda Goldfish 1 Fantail Goldfish 1 Ranchu Goldfish 1 Moor Goldfish
Corals/Plants: Artifical
Tank Size: 150 gallons
Advice: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Description: My Electric Blue Jack Dempsey

Rated #19: Freshwater Fish - Papiliochromis Ramirezi - German Blue Ram Stocking In 55 Gallons Tank

Rated #19: Freshwater Fish - Papiliochromis Ramirezi - German Blue Ram Stocking In 55 Gallons Tank - Blue Ram Male
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #19 out of 520 Freshwater Fish submitted 2008
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.23
Number of votes: 26
Quote: Just slow down and take your time don't let life fly by ya.
Fish Kept: four synodontis eupterus A.K.A. feather fin, one synodontis ocellifer, one oto, one clown pleco, five neon tetras, two blue rams, two upsidedown catfish, and a few zebra danios.
Corals/Plants: I have Two clumps of wisteria, started out with three clumps of hogwart but have now become four because they are a very fast growing pant, some java moss starting to grow on a piece of drift wood along with some flame moss growing on some more drift wood. there is also two clumps of ludwigia repens and one banana plant.
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: Just take your time let it cycle which the zebra danios are great for. They are very hardy little fish and can withstand a lot of different changes in the water.
Description: Blue Ram Male

Rated #20: Freshwater Fish - Pseudotropheus Saulosi - Saulos's Mbuna Stocking In 40 Gallons Tank

Rated #20: Freshwater Fish - Pseudotropheus Saulosi - Saulos's Mbuna Stocking In 40 Gallons Tank - Pseudotropheus saulosi
State:None/Other
Country:Australia
Rank: #20 out of 520 Freshwater Fish submitted 2008
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.19
Number of votes: 31
Fish Kept: 9 Pseudotropheus saulosi 3 Synodontis multipunctatus
Corals/Plants: Contortionist Val Lime Rush Others
Tank Size: 40 gallons
Advice: I'm new myself!
Description: Pseudotropheus saulosi

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