Top 41 - 50 Freshwater Tanks 2009

Rated #41: 80 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

Rated #41: 80 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank - The tank is a 80 gallon Visia Aquarium.  Filtration is provided by 2 Penguin Bio Wheel 350's and 1 Eheim canister 2215.  The heater is a 250w Visi-therm Stealth heater. I do 50% water change and vacuum the gravel once a week.
State: California
Country: United States
Rank: #41 out of 522 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2009
September Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: Mark on
Ratings: 5.2
Number of votes: 100
Quote: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
About Yourself: I'm hoping to change over to a saltwater tank once I get enough money to set one up.
Fish Kept: 2 Koi Angles, 4 Boesemani Rainbows, 2 Red Irian Rainbows, 1 Gold Gourami, 2 Emerald Green Cory, 1 Peppered Cory,
Corals/Plants: All plants are plastic Tetra Wonder plants
Tank Size: 80 gallons
Advice: Careful planning in the beginning pays off big time in the end. Take your time and you won’t be disappointed
Description: The tank is a 80 gallon Visia Aquarium. Filtration is provided by 2 Penguin Bio Wheel 350's and 1 Eheim canister 2215. The heater is a 250w Visi-therm Stealth heater. I do 50% water change and vacuum the gravel once a week.

Rated #42: 55 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

Rated #42: 55 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank - My Aquarium from the front
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: #42 out of 522 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2009
September Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: Thomas on
Ratings: 5.18
Number of votes: 108
Quote: Don't have one
About Yourself: I like Fish
Fish Kept: 3 Angel Fish (1male, 2 female which fight quite a bit) 2 Rainbow Fish (1m, 2f) 1 Platy 2 Bala Sharks 1 Tyre Track Eel 5 Dalmatian Guppies 5 Rummy Nosed Tetra's 5 Glowlight Tetra's 5 Neon Tetra's 5 Tetra's (forgot type) 3 Pleco's 7 Algae Eating Shrimp 6 Glass Catfish
Corals/Plants: 2 Microsorum pteropus 1 Myriophllum mezianum 2 Vallisneria spiralis 1 Bacopa caroliniana 1 Limnophilia sessiliflora 4 Forgot the name
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: Ask and learn
Description: My Aquarium from the front

Rated #43: 40 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

Rated #43: 40 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank - Fresh
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: #43 out of 522 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2009
September Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: Mark on
Ratings: 5.17
Number of votes: 87
Quote: 'Say hello to my little friend'
About Yourself: Got into the hobby throught a friend, had no idea how addictive it could be. I'v been keeping tropical fish for around 4 year on & off.
Fish Kept: 2 Angel Fish, 2 Bala (Silver) Sharks, 5 Swordtails, 2 Blue Gouramis, 2 Clown Loach, 1 Pakistani Loach, 1 siamese alge eater, 1 Sailfin Plec, 1 unknown catfish was sold to me as an upside down catfish. I've just rescued 2 female Bettas & another plec
Corals/Plants: All artificial plants
Tank Size: 40 gallons
Advice: Get the biggest tank you can afford. From my experience the bigger the tank the easier it is to maintain water conditions. Research the water conditions you need for the type of fish you want to keep.
Description: Fresh

Rated #44: 72 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

Rated #44: 72 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank - 72 Bow Front Tank Redone August 30-09
Country: Canada
Rank: #44 out of 522 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2009
September Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: Vern on
Ratings: 5.17
Number of votes: 96
Quote: x
About Yourself: need a bigger tank
Fish Kept: Sciaenochromis Electric Blue - 1 male 2 females OB Peacocks - 1 male 1 femaale Neolamprologus Daffodill Brichardi - Breeding pair
Corals/Plants: none
Tank Size: 72 gallons
Advice: read all u can about your hobby
Description: 72 Bow Front Tank Redone August 30-09

Rated #45: 185 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

Rated #45: 185 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank - more angles
Country: South Africa
Rank: #45 out of 522 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2009
September Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: Faheem Bardien on
Ratings: 5.14
Number of votes: 110
Quote: MY BUBBLES!! nah just kiddin
About Yourself: First fish tank when i was 17 years old,started workin in theatre industry sold the tank shortly after that .. i'm 33 years old now and employed as a lighting designer for arts institute in cape town.started my malawi tank 1,5m again running for 2 years now. and loving it
Fish Kept: various peacocks with some tangenican.
Corals/Plants: Still Deciding the colour scheme and look that best fits the tank
Tank Size: 185 gallons
Advice: I'm just gettin started again after 10 years ;) so i guess any good advice will be appreciated Thanx
Description: more angles

Rated #46: 50 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

Rated #46: 50 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank - My 50 gallon
Country: Canada
Rank: #46 out of 522 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2009
September Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: Clifford on
Ratings: 5.13
Number of votes: 91
About Yourself: I have 2 tanks set up. 30 gallon goldfish tank and 50 gallon freshwater fish tank. I just started up this passion again after 10 years.
Fish Kept: Marble Angel Fish Bolivian Ram x 2 Bala Sharks x 2 Clown Loach x 2 Red Tail Shark Microgeophagus Blue Discus
Corals/Plants: Fake Plants Tufa Rocks Mopani Wood
Tank Size: 50 gallons
Advice: Start with either 10 or 20 gallon and work up to bigger after gaining experience.
Description: My 50 gallon

Rated #47: 55 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

Rated #47: 55 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank - africans
Country: New Zealand
Rank: #47 out of 522 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2009
September Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: olivia on
Ratings: 5.13
Number of votes: 107
Fish Kept: african cichlids 3 yellow labs (Labidochromis caeruleus) 2 Blue dolphins (cyrtocara moorii) 1 chilumba 1 maleri red 1 lithobate 1 baenschi
Corals/Plants: mostly dead coral, some fake coral, fake plants
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: do plenty of research
Description: africans

Rated #48: 120 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

Rated #48: 120 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank - African Cichlid tank
State: Nebraska
Country: United States
Rank: #48 out of 522 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2009
September Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: jeff on
Ratings: 5.12
Number of votes: 105
Fish Kept: African Cichlids 1-Electric Yellow, 1-Blue Johanni, 1 - Acei, 1-Trewavas Red-Finned, 1-Ahli, 1-Red Aulonocara, 1-bicolor Aulonocara, 1-jewel, 2-bristlenose pleco, 1-Hongi, 1-demasoni, 2-haplochromis obliquidens, 2-misc pseudotropheus
Corals/Plants: misc artificial
Tank Size: 120 gallons
Advice: Take your time and do plenty of research on equipment and fish.
Description: African Cichlid tank

Rated #49: 55 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

Rated #49: 55 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank - Busy African Mbuna tank. Fish: Red Zebra, Yellow Labs, Acei, Hongi, Rainbow Shark and a bunch of young fry.
State: Colorado
Country: United States
Rank: #49 out of 522 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2009
September Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: sharon on
Ratings: 5.12
Number of votes: 97
Quote: **Living in the past is the only prison that will prevent you from soaring into an abundant future**
About Yourself: My son gave me a 20 gallon tank 2 years ago and that grew into a 55 gallon Lake Malawi Mbuna set-up, and a 30 gallon planted community set-up and 2 fry tanks. I really enjoy watching the interactions and parenting behaviors of my fish.
Fish Kept: 30 Community Tank: 2 Bolivian Rams, 2 African Dwarf Frogs, 2 Oto Cats, 4 Cory's, groups of Zebra Danios, Neon Tetras, Rummy Nose Tetras, and a Mystery Snail. 55 Gallon African Mbuna Tank. * 2m/2F Labidochromis caeruleus (Electric Yellow Labs) * 1m/4F Metriaclima estherae (Red Zebra) * 1M/4F Pseudotropheus sp. "Acei" * 1M/3F Lab. Permutts * 1M Labidochromis sp. "Hongi" (SRT) **10 & 20 gallon tanks: Assorted fry from Bolivian Rams and African Mbunas.
Corals/Plants: Amazon Swords, Melon Swords, Java Firms and Java Moss. Christmas Moss, Hornwort, Wisteria, Onion plant, and many others I cannot remember the names.
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: Read all you can about a type of fish you are thinking about. Do your research first!! Don't just buy on impulse, you may very well regret it. ALWAYS remember, those small fish you bring home will grow up someday, so take that into account. Use adult size when filling a tank, not the size they are right from the store. No, you cannot keep community fish with African cichlids! They may all get along now, but when the cichlids reach maturity they WILL kill off the community fish!
Description: Busy African Mbuna tank. Fish: Red Zebra, Yellow Labs, Acei, Hongi, Rainbow Shark and a bunch of young fry.

Rated #50: 55 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

Rated #50: 55 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank - 55 gallon planted Mbuna tank
State: New York
Country: United States
Rank: #50 out of 522 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2009
September Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: tmhypheng on
Ratings: 5.12
Number of votes: 92
Fish Kept: rusties, reds, yellows, elongatus, auratus, albino reds, socolofi, kenyi, clown pleco
Corals/Plants: java fern, anubias
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: research. research. research.
Description: 55 gallon planted Mbuna tank

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