Top 41 - 50 Freshwater Tanks 2008

Rated #41: 75 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

State:None/Other
Country:Australia
Rank: #41 out of 619 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2008
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.17
Number of votes: 122
Fish Kept: 5xDiscus Various L number plecos, tetras, bristlenose, corys etc
Corals/Plants: Anubias, Glossostigma , amazon swords, java fern, riccia, java moss, tiger lotus etc
Tank Size: 75 gallons
Advice: The more effort you put into your tank...the more you enjoy it.
Description: My four foot aqua one tank with discus and tetras...as well as some rare catfish! It is 300 liters (75gal) approx

Rated #42: 55 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #42 out of 619 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2008
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.16
Number of votes: 140
Quote: information is worth little if it is not easily accessable and well organized
About Yourself: been keeping freshwater habitats for 16 years; hope to move onto a salt reef setup soon.
Fish Kept: african rift lake cichlids, oscars, headstanders, bettas, and currently discus
Corals/Plants: too mamny plants to list. many swords, anubias, and moss species
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: keep at it and ask a lot of questions to your fellow hobbiest! the internet has a wealth of info, but it's better to chat with someone who has had the same experiences.
Description: taken 06.27.08

Rated #43: 55 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #43 out of 619 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2008
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.15
Number of votes: 151
Fish Kept: Aulonocara stuartgranti Cyn Afra Cobue Neolamprologus sexfasciatus (Gold) Aulonocara jacobfreibergi Lemon Jake Altolamprologus calvus Black Calvus Exochromis Anagenys Demasoni Neolamprologus pulcher "daffodil" Aulonocara "German Red" Melanochromis auratus Labidochromis caeruleus
Corals/Plants: DIY Plants
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: Enjoy, research, and be patient. Don't forget water changes.
Description: Mix male tank.

Rated #44: 55 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #44 out of 619 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2008
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.13
Number of votes: 132
About Yourself: none
Fish Kept: cichlid
Corals/Plants: none
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: have fun
Description: cichlids

Rated #45: 135 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #45 out of 619 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2008
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.13
Number of votes: 136
Quote: I mean, it's real hard to be free when you are bought and sold in the marketplace. Of course, don't ever tell anybody that they're not free, 'cause then they're gonna get real busy killin' and maimin' to prove to you that they are.
About Yourself:
Fish Kept: 2 albino tiger oscars (11"), 1 red bay snook (7"), 1 jack dempsey (5"), 1 pleco (13")
Tank Size: 135 gallons
Advice: have fun and go DIY.
Description: New setup

Rated #46: 125 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #46 out of 619 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2008
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.11
Number of votes: 131
About Yourself: casual hobbiest but had 125 gal tanks for 25 years now...seems like the community tank is more fun than the Cichlids but time will tell.
Fish Kept: Barbs, Peacock Eels, Botia, Danio, Loaches, Spotted Cats , Rainbow sharks, Male dwarf, Moonlight and Yellow Gourami , Rubber Plecos . all seem to get along...tried to tell the kids "no we cant get those pretty neon tetras...barbs will eat em." "oh pleeeeeease daddy????" ok fine... "hey daddy where did all the pretty little tetras go??" Tried to tell ya....tiger barb snacks!!" follwed by crying kids for an hour!!!
Corals/Plants: real lace and petrified wood...fake plants
Tank Size: 125 gallons
Advice: Im new to the INLINE EXTERNAL HEATERS but wow...much less clutter in the tank....also stopped using undergravel filters 5 years ago.
Description: my 125....44 fish but most under 2" now...not big on the fake decos but i really love the 3piece 38" sunken schooner i found...very realistic looking...see other pic for my self built custom stand/bookcase !

Rated #47: 265 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #47 out of 619 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2008
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.11
Number of votes: 133
Quote: Dont follow in the wise mans foot steps Seek what he sought
Fish Kept: A good mix
Corals/Plants: Plastics
Tank Size: 265 gallons
Advice: Plan Ahead Finish what you start
Description: Hey, any questions or concerns?

Rated #48: 190 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

State:None/Other
Country:Sweden
Rank: #48 out of 619 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2008
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.11
Number of votes: 140
Quote: fish
About Yourself: Im 28 years old and live in sweden, spend all my time on fish :)
Fish Kept: Champsochromis caeruleus Fossorochromis rostratus Dimidiochromis compressiceps
Corals/Plants: none
Tank Size: 190 gallons
Advice: just do it
Description: One of my tanks

Rated #49: 55 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #49 out of 619 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2008
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.1
Number of votes: 143
About Yourself: Father had a Koi pond
Fish Kept: 2 Bala Sharks, 2 Columbian Sharks, 2 Red Tail Sharks, 2 Clown Loaches, and 2 Mollies
Corals/Plants: Just Artificial Plants and driftwood
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: Do your research
Description: Freshwater tank with Columbian Sharks, a Bala Shark, a blind shark, several red tail sharks, clown loaches and mollies

Rated #50: 50 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

State:None/Other
Country:South Africa
Rank: #50 out of 619 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2008
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.1
Number of votes: 143
Quote: You only get one life SO LIVE IT
About Yourself: Always wanted to get into this hobby so now I have and am completely hooked.
Fish Kept: Mixed Malawi Cichlids (Mbunas mostly males) 19 in total 1 x Pseudotropheus saulosi Males 2 x Melanochromis Johanni 1 x Metriaclima estherae (Red Zebra) 1 x Labidochromis caeruleus (Electric Yellow) 2 x Pseudotropheus OB Morph 1 X Iodotropheus sprengerae (Rusty) 1 X Labidochromis hongi 1 X Labidochromis perlmutt 1 X Labid. caeruleus white 1 X M. cyaneorhabdos (maingano) 1 X P. flavus 1 X Pseudotropheus greshakei 'ice blue' 1 X Pseudotropheus socolofi 1 X Tropheops red cheek 1 X Cynotilapia afra yellow dorsal 1 X P. elongatus Mbenji 1 X Pseudotropheus red top Ndumbi
Corals/Plants: Few Plastic Plants
Tank Size: 50 gallons
Advice: Just started so what I have learnt so far Research and understand what you are doing It is not just a few fish add water and wallah You are creating a habitat and if done properly will reward you. Plan your set up and go from there Cycle your tank!!! Read sites likes this they are a wealth of info suggestions and ideas
Description: My Cichlid Tank Fully Cylced Stocked with 19 Malawi Cichlids (Revised Plants and Background to highlite the Fish and rocks more ...Think it Has done the job. Tried to keep it real by giving the fish lots of caves tunnels hiding spots and dark spots on different levels /depths BUT kept lots of "open water " and "open floor" so they can do their thing

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