Top 31 - 40 Freshwater Fish 2012

Rated #31: Freshwater Fish - Protomelas Taeniolatus - Red Empress Stocking In 55 Gallons Tank

Rated #31: Freshwater Fish - Protomelas Taeniolatus - Red Empress Stocking In 55 Gallons Tank - Red Empress
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #31 out of 130 Freshwater Fish submitted 2012
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.46
Number of votes: 13
About Yourself: Just started my hobby with african cichlids.
Fish Kept: African Cichlids
Corals/Plants: na
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: na
Description: Red Empress

Rated #32: Freshwater Fish - Sciaenochromis Fryeri - Electric Blue Hap Stocking In 90 Gallons Tank

Rated #32: Freshwater Fish - Sciaenochromis Fryeri - Electric Blue Hap Stocking In 90 Gallons Tank - Elec Blue Hap Male
Approx 4.5" long
State:None/Other
Country:Canada
Rank: #32 out of 130 Freshwater Fish submitted 2012
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.44
Number of votes: 18
About Yourself: new to the breed but have had tanks for many years
Fish Kept: Red Zebra Yellow Zebra Yellow Lab Red Top Kimpuna Yellow Tail Acei Kenyi Afra Cobue Albino Socolofi Mixed Blue Kimpuna/Yellow Lab mix Yellow Zebra/Red Zebra Mix Elec Blue Hap Male Sturtigranti Peacock Female Black Zebra Convict Pink Convict Albino Chinese Algae Eater Sail FIn Pleco Bristlenose Pleco Weather loach
Corals/Plants: none
Tank Size: 90 gallons
Advice: Plan out exactly what you like before you buy. Don't be afraid to change things around every once in a while.
Description: Elec Blue Hap Male Approx 4.5" long

Rated #33: Freshwater Fish - Betta Splendens - Crown Tail Betta Stocking In 6 Gallons Tank

Rated #33: Freshwater Fish - Betta Splendens - Crown Tail Betta Stocking In 6 Gallons Tank - My Red CrownTail Male Betta Fish
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #33 out of 130 Freshwater Fish submitted 2012
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.44
Number of votes: 18
Fish Kept: None
Corals/Plants: Dwarf Baby Tears
Tank Size: 6 gallons
Advice: Be patient...very patients
Description: My Red CrownTail Male Betta Fish

Rated #34: Freshwater Fish - Melanotaenia Boesemani - Boesemani Rainbow Stocking In 180 Gallons Tank

Rated #34: Freshwater Fish - Melanotaenia Boesemani - Boesemani Rainbow Stocking In 180 Gallons Tank - Bosami Rainbow
State:None/Other
Country:Canada
Rank: #34 out of 130 Freshwater Fish submitted 2012
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.4
Number of votes: 15
Quote: Yes you have to buy a heater, they are tropical fish...
About Yourself: Keeping fish for about 30 years, have raised angels commercially and trying to raise Discus now. This show tank is my grow out tank. I have 4 30 gallon bare tanks in waiting for when the pairs start to get frisky. My other life long hobby is photography, so photographing my fish is the best challenge of all.
Fish Kept: Discus, Angel fish Cardinal Tetras, Clown Loaches, Gold Spotted Plecostomus and Albino Coryadoras.
Corals/Plants: Live plants
Tank Size: 180 gallons
Advice: Patience, Patience, Patience
Description: Bosami Rainbow

Rated #35: Freshwater Fish - Parachromis Managuensis - Jaguar Cichlid Stocking In 20 Gallons Tank

Rated #35: Freshwater Fish - Parachromis Managuensis - Jaguar Cichlid Stocking In 20 Gallons Tank - jag
State:None/Other
Country:Australia
Rank: #35 out of 130 Freshwater Fish submitted 2012
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.4
Number of votes: 15
Quote: mmmmmm fish
About Yourself: i love fish
Fish Kept: cichlids
Corals/Plants: fake
Tank Size: 20 gallons
Advice: heaps of fun good hobby to have
Description: jag

Rated #36: Freshwater Fish - Pelvicachromis Pulcher - Kribensis Cichlid Stocking In 95 Gallons Tank

Rated #36: Freshwater Fish - Pelvicachromis Pulcher - Kribensis Cichlid Stocking In 95 Gallons Tank - Not the best pic but it shows my
driftwood masterpiece that held up quite well actually.
State:None/Other
Country:Australia
Rank: #36 out of 130 Freshwater Fish submitted 2012
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.38
Number of votes: 16
Fish Kept: Mainly Rainbows but I did have the occassional beta short fin and ghost knife. Also the good old common bristlenose. Kept some Kuhli loaches and some bolivian Rams as well. A mixture of different fishes.
Corals/Plants: To many to remember
Tank Size: 95 gallons
Advice: Keep at it.
Description: Not the best pic but it shows my driftwood masterpiece that held up quite well actually.

Rated #37: Freshwater Fish - Apteronotus Albifrons - Black Ghost Knifefish Stocking In 75 Gallons Tank

Rated #37: Freshwater Fish - Apteronotus Albifrons - Black Ghost Knifefish Stocking In 75 Gallons Tank
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #37 out of 130 Freshwater Fish submitted 2012
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.33
Number of votes: 18
Quote: its not the art thats great, its just you- taylor wortham
Fish Kept: 1 black ghost knife 2 red bellied pacu 3 tiger barbs 1 chinese algae eater 1 bristlenose pleco 4 rosy barbs 2 danios 1 peacok eel
Corals/Plants: none
Tank Size: 75 gallons
Advice: always feed in the same place at the same time.

Rated #38: Freshwater Fish - Heros Serverus - Gold Severum Stocking In 125 Gallons Tank

Rated #38: Freshwater Fish - Heros Serverus - Gold Severum Stocking In 125 Gallons Tank - 7" Male Gold severum
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #38 out of 130 Freshwater Fish submitted 2012
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.29
Number of votes: 17
Quote: Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.
Fish Kept: 7 Gold Severums(2-6")(2-5")(3-2") 5 Green Severums (1-7")(4-3" 1 Ornate Bichir(9") 3 Bala Shark 2-(8"), 1-(4") 1 Ghost Knife(4") 1 Giraffe Catfish(25")
Corals/Plants: Driftwood, No plants(severums), Sand.
Tank Size: 125 gallons
Advice: Don't be cheap on filtration.
Description: 7" Male Gold severum

Rated #39: Freshwater Fish - Lepomis Gibbosus - Pumpkinseed Stocking In 150 Gallons Tank

Rated #39: Freshwater Fish - Lepomis Gibbosus - Pumpkinseed Stocking In 150 Gallons Tank - Here is a picture of my pumpkinseed who is pleasantly plump!
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #39 out of 130 Freshwater Fish submitted 2012
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.29
Number of votes: 14
About Yourself: Been running tanks since I was 18 and still going strong. I have run Saltwater, freshwater community tanks, and even reef tanks. My favorite is freshwater game fish because I live right off a lake so walk across the street and jump on my boat and fish!! They are such beautiful fish in my eye! Years ago I raised a Tiger Muskie from 2-3 inches to about 18" and was then placed into the Bass Pro Shops tank and lived happily there.
Fish Kept: Right now the tank has the following: 2 Largemouth Bass 1 Channel catfish 2 Bullhead catfish 2 Bluegill 1 Pumpkinseed 1 Crappie 1 Crayfish 1 Perch
Corals/Plants: No live plants but have Rocks from my lake in the tank and 2 huge logs for hiding and cover. Also, have drift wood inside the tank.
Tank Size: 150 gallons
Advice: Remember to properly cycle your tank in the beginning. I also like to do regular 10% water changes weekly. Also, before I put any items into my tank from outside I boil everything to kill off contaminants.
Description: Here is a picture of my pumpkinseed who is pleasantly plump!

Rated #40: Freshwater Fish - Panaque Nigrolineatus - Gold Royal Pleco (l-027) Stocking In 55 Gallons Tank

Rated #40: Freshwater Fish - Panaque Nigrolineatus - Gold Royal Pleco (l-027) Stocking In 55 Gallons Tank - Royal pleco and his little red soldiers
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #40 out of 130 Freshwater Fish submitted 2012
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.14
Number of votes: 14
About Yourself: Uhhhhh... hey..names john..25.. I have been keeping fish since i was about 15ish.. my parents always had tanks as i grew up..and i always helped maintain them and i guess the hobby spread to me..from little 5g tanks in my room to 150g in my own living room.. right now i only have 1 tank do to a recent move and am going to keep it simple for now :)
Fish Kept: I have had everything from piranha to stingrays to discus ....and now after all my exotics...im back to my basics...neons and white clouds and loaded with dwarf shrimp :) ..and so far this is probably my fav. setup.
Corals/Plants: Various freshwater plants... i do love my planted tank but i do not really get into all the names and what not of my plants..
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: Dont overkill with chemicals ...and be patient.. rushing into things just cost more money..AND PLEASSSSEEEEE RESEARCH THE FISH YOU WANT!!!!..other then that keeping a nice aquarium is rather simple..
Description: Royal pleco and his little red soldiers

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