Top 11 - 20 Freshwater Tanks 2012

Rated #11: 125 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

Rated #11: 125 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank - 125 Gallon Malawi Cichlid tank. Yellow Labs, Acei, Demasoni's, and a OB Peacock.
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #11 out of 301 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.36
Number of votes: 115
Fish Kept: Cichlids, community fish
Corals/Plants: Lots
Tank Size: 125 gallons
Advice: Do tons of research!!
Description: 125 Gallon Malawi Cichlid tank. Yellow Labs, Acei, Demasoni's, and a OB Peacock.

Rated #12: 75 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

Rated #12: 75 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank - 75 Gallon Mbuna Reef
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #12 out of 301 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.29
Number of votes: 102
About Yourself: I've been keeping aquaria for over 18 years.
Fish Kept: Phenacogrammus interruptus Mikrogeophagus altispinosus Paracheirodon axelrodi Corydoras julii Pseudotropheus elegans 'ngara' Pseudotropheus elegans 'msuli' Pseudotropheus elegans 'itungi' Pseudotorpheus socolofi Pseudotropheus crabro Pseudotropheus johannii Metriaclima lombardoi Metriaclima estherae Metriaclima callainos 'ruarwe' Metriaclima sp. 'msobo' Melanochromis auratus Labidochromis caeruleus 'lion's cove'
Corals/Plants: Anubias hastifolia Anubias congensis Anubias barteri Anubias barteri 'nana' Taxiphyllum barieri Riccia fluitans Vallisneria americana Vallisneria spiralis Ceratophyllum submersum Echinodorus paniculatus Lilaeopsis brasiliensis Lemna minor Pistia stratiotes
Tank Size: 75 gallons
Advice: Research. Research. Research.
Description: 75 Gallon Mbuna Reef

Rated #13: 55 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

Rated #13: 55 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank - 3 ornament, 55 gallon tank, Stand
(I
built), Background, Pure white
sand,
Digital thermometer, 2 24 inch
glass
canopy, 2 marineland 24 inch led's,
48 inch double t5 fixture, Actinic
bulb, 10k bulb, Extra color-max
bulb, 950 circulation fan, 500
circulation fan, 30 powerhead, 80
gallon fluval heater, Marineland
100
gallon canister, 2 6 plug timers,
Auto feeder, Lots of dead rock
FISH:
1 Frontosa ciclid, 1 Black ghost
knife, 1 African Leaf fish, 1
Dinosaur Bichir, 1 Ram ciclid, 3
kinds of Peacock ciclids, 3
electric
blue ciclids, 4 electric yellow
ciclids, 1 Afra ciclid, 2 Acei, 1
Angelica Boita, 2 Jack Dempsy, 2
African Featherfin catfish, 2 Black
convicts (male and female), 1
rubber
lip pleco, 1 Chinese algae eater, 2
Auratus ciclid (blue and yellow), 1
orange ciclid, 1Geophegus,peacock
eel and moliro ciclid
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #13 out of 301 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.28
Number of votes: 123
Fish Kept: 1 Frontosa ciclid, 1 Black ghost knife, 1 African Leaf fish, 1 Dinosaur Bichir, 1 Ram ciclid, 3 kinds of Peacock ciclids, 3 electric blue ciclids, 4 electric yellow ciclids, 1 Afra ciclid, 2 Acei, 1 Angelica Boita, 2 Jack Dempsy, 2 African Featherfin catfish, 2 Black convicts (male and female), 1 rubber lip pleco, 1 Chinese algae eater, 2 Auratus ciclid (blue and yellow), 1 orange ciclid, 1Geophegus,peacock eel and moliro ciclid
Corals/Plants: 14 fake plants
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: Take building a tank slow don't rush it
Description: 3 ornament, 55 gallon tank, Stand (I built), Background, Pure white sand, Digital thermometer, 2 24 inch glass canopy, 2 marineland 24 inch led's, 48 inch double t5 fixture, Actinic bulb, 10k bulb, Extra color-max bulb, 950 circulation fan, 500 circulation fan, 30 powerhead, 80 gallon fluval heater, Marineland 100 gallon canister, 2 6 plug timers, Auto feeder, Lots of dead rock FISH: 1 Frontosa ciclid, 1 Black ghost knife, 1 African Leaf fish, 1 Dinosaur Bichir, 1 Ram ciclid, 3 kinds of Peacock ciclids, 3 electric blue ciclids, 4 electric yellow ciclids, 1 Afra ciclid, 2 Acei, 1 Angelica Boita, 2 Jack Dempsy, 2 African Featherfin catfish, 2 Black convicts (male and female), 1 rubber lip pleco, 1 Chinese algae eater, 2 Auratus ciclid (blue and yellow), 1 orange ciclid, 1Geophegus,peacock eel and moliro ciclid

Rated #14: 150 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

Rated #14: 150 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank - My 150Gal(600L) African Cichlid aquarium.
State:None/Other
Country:South Africa
Rank: #14 out of 301 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.27
Number of votes: 106
Quote: 'Those wish to sing, always find a song'
About Yourself: Currently a student of Bsc Zoology and Botany 3rd year. Passionate about the environment and learning everything there is to know about it!
Fish Kept: Haps: Nimbochromis venustus- Giraffe Cichlid (1M/3F) Copadichromis borleyi- Red Fin Borleyi (1m/2F) Protomelas taeniolatus- Red Empress (1M/3F) Crytocara moorii- Blue Dolphin (1M/2F) Placidochromis milomo (1M/3F) Peacocks: Aulonocara baenschi- Aulonocara Benga (4M) 2 Orange form and 2 normal. Getting females soon. Mbuna: Labidochromis caeruleus- Electric Yellows (1M/3F) Metriaclima estherae- Red Zebra (2F i think) Unknown species. Looks like Melanochromis johanni Dwarf cichlids: Pelvicachromis pulcher- Kribensis (1F) Non-Cichlids: Common Pleco- (x2) Chromobotia macracanthus- Clown Loaches (x2)
Corals/Plants: All fake plants.
Tank Size: 150 gallons
Advice: My biggest word of advice is to do LOTS of research as their are many things you need to consider when dealing with fairly large and potentially aggressive cichlids. Do NOT buy a fish just because it looks pretty! Its your responibility to ensure the health and happiness of your pets.
Description: My 150Gal(600L) African Cichlid aquarium.

Rated #15: 44 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

Rated #15: 44 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank - My setup
State:None/Other
Country:United Kingdom
Rank: #15 out of 301 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.26
Number of votes: 105
Quote: I thought the good fight, i finished the race, I kept the faith - Eli
About Yourself: ....
Fish Kept: 2x bristlenose, 1x three spot, 10x neon, 11x glowlight (guy at shop lost count!), 6x red eye, 6x black neon, 6x zebra danio
Corals/Plants: Moss balls.
Tank Size: 44 gallons
Advice: Take it slow! Don't put 50fish into a tank that got filled and switched on this morning. I stocked my tank, with a group every payday - I get payed monthly!
Description: My setup

Rated #16: 30 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

Rated #16: 30 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank - My tank with the new background
State:None/Other
Country:United Kingdom
Rank: #16 out of 301 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.24
Number of votes: 110
Fish Kept: clown loach, boesemani rainbow, silver shark, kribensis, scissortails, synodontis-petricola, diamond tetra, sevrum, angels, blue ram
Corals/Plants: none
Tank Size: 30 gallons
Advice: Be patient and inspect your fish every day
Description: My tank with the new background

Rated #17: 84 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

Rated #17: 84 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank - my tank
State:None/Other
Country:United Kingdom
Rank: #17 out of 301 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.22
Number of votes: 108
About Yourself: first got into the hobby when i was a young boy, my best friends dad kept a 180l fish tank at the end of there dining room table. i loved watching them swim about. 6 years later i built my own tank into the wall and now have 3 tanks. im 21 and im a mechanic to trade
Fish Kept: 4 pseudotropheus elongatus mpanga, 4 dnumbi redtops+fry,2x yellow labs, 2x Otopharynx Lithobates 4x sp44, 4 auloncara malauna f1,4 auloncara usisya f1, 4 firefish ice, 4 auloncara sunsets, 4 auloncara jacobfreibergis, 1 sail fin plec and 2 zebra snails
Corals/Plants: anubias
Tank Size: 84 gallons
Advice: 50% weekly water changes, make sure all of your fish are feeding well, if not then cut the amount and feed twice daily. watch water parameters carefully. if the fish are happy they will breed
Description: my tank

Rated #18: 44 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

Rated #18: 44 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank - MY TANK, BEEN RUNNINF FOR OVER 12 MONTHS NOW.
State:None/Other
Country:United Kingdom
Rank: #18 out of 301 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.21
Number of votes: 108
Quote: CRACK ON
About Yourself: GREAT HOBBY
Fish Kept: MOSTLY TETRAS/ANGELS AND SOME BARBS
Corals/Plants: NONE
Tank Size: 44 gallons
Advice: GET STARTED
Description: MY TANK, BEEN RUNNINF FOR OVER 12 MONTHS NOW.

Rated #19: 70 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

Rated #19: 70 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank - Double-sided 70G Tanganyika Show Tank with bow-front.
State:None/Other
Country:Canada
Rank: #19 out of 301 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.18
Number of votes: 120
Quote: "Drink like a fish"
About Yourself: I was a fish in a former life
Fish Kept: Tanganyika Cichlids
Corals/Plants: Fake/plastic plants
Tank Size: 70 gallons
Advice: 1. Know your fishes' needs 2. Perform regular maintenance 3. Be patient
Description: Double-sided 70G Tanganyika Show Tank with bow-front.

Rated #20: 50 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank

Rated #20: 50 Gallons Freshwater Fish Tank - This is the front of the tank
State:None/Other
Country:Australia
Rank: #20 out of 301 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.15
Number of votes: 109
Quote: Fish like to swim
About Yourself: I am just me
Fish Kept: African Cichlids- all baby fish growing up cichlidscobolt blue about 20 Demasoni : 5 Sunshine Peacock: about 20 Afra cobue: about 15 Blue afra: about 15 Elecric Blue: about 15 Red Zebra Cichlid: about 20
Corals/Plants: no plants
Tank Size: 50 gallons
Advice: Treat fish just like you want to be treated
Description: This is the front of the tank

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