Top 10 Freshwater Fish 2010

Rated #1: Freshwater Fish - Cyphotilapia Frontosa - Frontosa Cichlid Stocking In 132 Gallons Tank

Rated #1: Freshwater Fish - Cyphotilapia Frontosa - Frontosa Cichlid Stocking In 132 Gallons Tank - my frontosa and royal plec in background
Username: tankamazonia
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: #1 out of 228 Freshwater Fish submitted 2010
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Submitted By: tankamazonia on
Ratings: 8.43
Number of votes: 14
Quote: cichlids
About Yourself: Started off with a 2ft tank and hear i am..
Fish Kept: mostly cichlids
Corals/Plants: Cichlids end up destroying real plants,your best bet is artificial they still look as good.
Tank Size: 132 gallons
Advice: make sure you have good filteration
Description: my frontosa and royal plec in background

Rated #2: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Spp. - Neon Blue Discus Stocking In 60 Gallons Tank

Rated #2: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Spp. - Neon Blue Discus Stocking In 60 Gallons Tank - my blue cobalt discus
Username: Yasna
Country: Iran
Rank: #2 out of 228 Freshwater Fish submitted 2010
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Submitted By: Yasna on
Ratings: 7.92
Number of votes: 13
Quote: no
About Yourself: no
Fish Kept: discus + angel fish
Corals/Plants: silk & plastic plants
Tank Size: 60 gallons
Advice: no
Description: my blue cobalt discus

Rated #3: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Sp. - Blue Diamond Discus Stocking In 55 Gallons Tank

Rated #3: Freshwater Fish - Symphysodon Sp. - Blue Diamond Discus Stocking In 55 Gallons Tank - the king and queen of my tank.
unfortunately, both have passed.
Username: bryan
Country: United States
Rank: #3 out of 228 Freshwater Fish submitted 2010
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Submitted By: bryan on
Ratings: 7.92
Number of votes: 13
Quote: I reject your reality, and substitute my own. Adam Savage.
About Yourself: looking back now... my wife regrets giving me the green light. since that fateful day i have set up 5 tanks ( 1. 55gal 2. 72 bow 3. 30 long 4. 10gal micro reef. (now the 30 long) and 5. a 29gal neon set up for my son. she is a patient woman.
Fish Kept: discus, cardinals, bamboo shrimp, neon tetras (blue black and orange) cory cats, loaches, damsels, crabs.. I almost forgot, snails up the wazoo, and bristle worms.
Corals/Plants: amazon swards, grass, and other misc
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: DIVE IN!
Description: the king and queen of my tank. unfortunately, both have passed.

Rated #4: Freshwater Fish - Papiliochromis Ramirezi - German Blue Ram Stocking In 40 Gallons Tank

Rated #4: Freshwater Fish - Papiliochromis Ramirezi - German Blue Ram Stocking In 40 Gallons Tank - My Ram!
Username: Chris
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: #4 out of 228 Freshwater Fish submitted 2010
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Submitted By: Chris on
Ratings: 7.53
Number of votes: 15
Fish Kept: rams, bettas, neons, dwarf corys, otos, cherry shrimp, endlers
Corals/Plants: All sorts
Tank Size: 40 gallons
Advice: Research research research
Description: My Ram!

Rated #5: Freshwater Fish - Mastacembelus Erythrotaenia - Fire Eel Stocking In 200 Gallons Tank

Rated #5: Freshwater Fish - Mastacembelus Erythrotaenia - Fire Eel Stocking In 200 Gallons Tank - Fire Eel
Username: Julian Harwood
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: #5 out of 228 Freshwater Fish submitted 2010
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Submitted By: Julian Harwood on
Ratings: 7.46
Number of votes: 13
Quote: Yes............ I was wondering wether he would fit in your mouth !
Fish Kept: 2 x Black Diamond 1 x Thousand Island Black Diamond 1 x Pearl 1 x White Multispot Hybrid 1 x Flower Ray 6 Tinfoil Barbs, 2 Male Reticulalated Stingrays 1 Fire Eel 1 Giant Borneo Python Eel 1 Black Ghost Knife 1 Channa Pulchra 1 Polypterus Delhezi 1 Platysilurus Malarmo Catfish 1 Vulture Catfish
Corals/Plants: none
Tank Size: 200 gallons
Advice: Dont listen to everything they tell you at the shop, dont forget they want your money !
Description: Fire Eel

Rated #6: Freshwater Fish - Betta Splendens - Halfmoon Betta Stocking In 50 Gallons Tank

Rated #6: Freshwater Fish - Betta Splendens - Halfmoon Betta Stocking In 50 Gallons Tank - opaque  halfmoon betta
Mr. Dzi
Username: gedediah
Country: Canada
Rank: #6 out of 228 Freshwater Fish submitted 2010
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Submitted By: gedediah on
Ratings: 7.38
Number of votes: 16
Quote: He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it
About Yourself: i am
Fish Kept: Cestial Pearl Danio (breeding), amano shrimp malaya shrimp, farlowella catfish
Corals/Plants: Singapore Moss - Vesicularia dubyana,Sagittaria subulata,Cryptocoryne wendtii, Eleocharis acicularis, Aponogeton madagascarensis, Nymphaea stellata
Tank Size: 50 gallons
Advice: change your water
Description: opaque halfmoon betta Mr. Dzi

Rated #7: Freshwater Fish - Aulonocara Nyassae Var. - Peacock Cichlid, Orange Blossom Stocking In 120 Gallons Tank

Rated #7: Freshwater Fish - Aulonocara Nyassae Var. - Peacock Cichlid, Orange Blossom Stocking In 120 Gallons Tank - Aulonocara O.B. Marble Peacock.

Young one. Taken using SE 8.1mp camera phone.
Username: Paul
Country: Australia
Rank: #7 out of 228 Freshwater Fish submitted 2010
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Submitted By: Paul on
Ratings: 7.25
Number of votes: 12
Fish Kept: Lake Malawi Cichlids:
Corals/Plants: None, only rock.
Tank Size: 120 gallons
Advice: Research first always.
Description: Aulonocara O.B. Marble Peacock. Young one. Taken using SE 8.1mp camera phone.

Rated #8: Freshwater Fish - Baryancistrus Sp. - Gold Nugget Pleco (l-18) Stocking In 47 Gallons Tank

Rated #8: Freshwater Fish - Baryancistrus Sp. - Gold Nugget Pleco (l-18) Stocking In 47 Gallons Tank - My beloved baryancistrus
Username: Giuseppe
Country: Italy
Rank: #8 out of 228 Freshwater Fish submitted 2010
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Submitted By: Giuseppe on
Ratings: 6.62
Number of votes: 13
Fish Kept: 1 baryancistrus, 2 ramirezi, 2 apistogramma pandurini, 2 discus, 3 apistogramma cacatouides, 3 apistogramma agassizi, 2 apistogramma elizabethae
Corals/Plants: Anubias, hydrocotile verticillata, utricularia graminifolia
Tank Size: 47 gallons
Advice: Remember: make everthing slowly !
Description: My beloved baryancistrus

Rated #9: Freshwater Fish - Baryancistrus Demantoides - Green Phantom Pleco Stocking In 180 Gallons Tank

Rated #9: Freshwater Fish - Baryancistrus Demantoides - Green Phantom Pleco Stocking In 180 Gallons Tank - Green Phantom pleco
Username: Ralph
Country: United States
Rank: #9 out of 228 Freshwater Fish submitted 2010
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Submitted By: Ralph on
Ratings: 6.55
Number of votes: 11
About Yourself: Been in the hobby over 20 years, Worked at the Toledo Zoo in aquarium dept. Won 2nd place in Ohio pet shop skills competition, worked at 6 pet+fish stores in 3 states and it never ceases to amaze me what people do with aquariums and the questions they ask.
Fish Kept: 5 Clown Loaches between 5"-7", 1 synodontus decorus 11", 3 multipunctatus 3",syno. brichardi 5", 3black calvus 3", electric blue 5", electric yellow 4", 2 Kendali 3", 1 blk. shark 6",Plecos are....red-tail sternella 9", green phantom 6"+,Goldie 4", Gold Nugget 3", Vampire 4",snowball baryancistrus 4", megaclown peckolita 2", mango 5", blue phantom 4"lemon 3".
Corals/Plants: artificial plants with 10 plecos! skulls from-alligator,wild boar,and a cow. 1 moose antler,2 large, cool driftwood,river rocks and shelve rocks. Aquascaping helps make this hobby enjoyable and seeing how the fish react to change in environment.
Tank Size: 180 gallons
Advice: Regular water changes at least every 3-4 weeks. Keep tropicals at 78-82 degrees. Keep compatible species and don't overcrowd.
Description: Green Phantom pleco

Rated #10: Freshwater Fish - Aulonocara Rubescens - Ruby Red Peacock Stocking In 135 Gallons Tank

Rated #10: Freshwater Fish - Aulonocara Rubescens - Ruby Red Peacock Stocking In 135 Gallons Tank - Peacock Cichlid
Username: michelle
Country: United States
Rank: #10 out of 228 Freshwater Fish submitted 2010
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Submitted By: michelle on
Ratings: 6.55
Number of votes: 11
Fish Kept: Cichlids from lake Malawi
Corals/Plants: none
Tank Size: 135 gallons
Advice: pick your fish carefully. Do not buy blindly as temperaments of fish can make the difference.
Description: Peacock Cichlid
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