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Rated #1: Richgp163

State: None/Other
Country: United Kingdom United Kingdom Flag
Rank: #1 out of 48 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2017
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Submitted: 02/05/2017
Ratings: 6.24
Number of votes: 66
Fish Kept: 6xBlack neon tetra 3x Bolivian Rams 9x rummy nose 9x Cardinal tetra
Corals/Plants Kept: Amazon swordHygrophilia
Tank Size: 53
Advice: Research, listen to advice, don't rush, stock sensibly.
Description: 200litre . 6x black neon tetra. 3x Bolivian rams 9x rummy nose 9x cardinal tetra

Rated #2: Bob_Loblaw

State: Washington
Country: United States United States Flag
Rank: #2 out of 48 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2017
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Submitted: 02/07/2017
Ratings: 6.23
Number of votes: 66
Fish Kept: Elephantnose fish, African Knife fish, African Butterfly fish, Leopard Ctenopoma, African Red Eyed Tetra, Senegalus Bichir, Pelvicachromis pulcher (Krib), African Butterfly Cichlid, Synodontis Nigriventris (upside down cat), Synodontis multipunctatus (cuckoo cat)
Corals/Plants Kept: Frogbit, banana, moneywort, amazon sword, java fern, anubias nana for now. More to come
Tank Size: 75
Advice: Biotopes make more fun communities!
Description: West Africian Biotope(ish) I'm not super strict.

Rated #3: A201

State: Oklahoma
Country: United States United States Flag
Rank: #3 out of 48 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2017
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Submitted: 02/17/2017
Ratings: 5.99
Number of votes: 67
Quote: "If you build it, they will come"
About Yourself: Fish-keeper 30 yrs experience
Fish Kept: Green Terror, Silver Dollar, Gold Nugget Pleco (L-18), Peacock Cichlid, Acei Cichlid, Rusty Cichlid, Hongi, Malawi Eyebiter, Electric Yellow Cichlid, Venustus Cichlid, Synodontis Multipunctatus Catfish
Corals/Plants Kept: Texas Holey Rock, Rhyolite, Petrified Wood, Geode Rocks, Malayan Driftwood, Manzanita Driftwood, Java Fern, Anubias
Tank Size: 120
Advice: Don't medicate your fish. The best medicine is a clean well maintained tank. Don't overclean your filter.
Description: 120 gallon

Rated #4: Sambas76

State: Arizona
Country: United States United States Flag
Rank: #4 out of 48 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2017
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Submitted: 03/17/2017
Ratings: 5.6
Number of votes: 52
Corals/Plants Kept: SpiderwoodMopani driftwoodArtificial plants
Tank Size: 29
Advice: Just when you like it, you'll move things around. And that's ok.
Description: 29 gallon Bolivian ram tank

Rated #5: AquaGeek

State: Kentucky
Country: United States United States Flag
Rank: #5 out of 48 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2017
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Submitted: 01/05/2017
Ratings: 5.58
Number of votes: 96
Quote: "What's the two things they tell you are healthiest to eat? Chicken and fish. You know what you should do? Combine them, eat a penguin."-Dave Attell
About Yourself: I've been keeping fish since I was a child, so over 20 years lol. Even so I'm still learning more every day. I've always been drawn to aquariums and find them highly relaxing.
Fish Kept: Assorted Mollies, Bolivian Rams, Golden Dojo Loaches, Peppered Loaches, Corydoras Catfish, Harlequin Rasboras, and Black Neon Tetras.
Corals/Plants Kept: Java Ferns, Java Moss, Anubias, Water Lily, Water onion and Aponogeton.
Tank Size: 55
Advice: Do your research! Understand the nitrogen cycle, do your water changes and research your intended species. Plan before you do!
Description: 55 gallon community artificially planted. Home to weather (dojo) loaches, peppered loaches, Bolivian rams, assorted Mollies, harliquin rasboras, black neon tetra, albino Cory cats, and mystery snails

Rated #6: Jim_R

State: Ohio
Country: United States United States Flag
Rank: #6 out of 48 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2017
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Submitted: 01/21/2017
Ratings: 5.48
Number of votes: 87
Corals/Plants Kept: Plastic
Tank Size: 75
Advice: Filter, Filter, Filter!
Description: 75 Gal. Cichlid Tank

Rated #7: stevebodom

State: Alaska
Country: Switzerland Switzerland Flag
Rank: #7 out of 48 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2017
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Submitted: 05/05/2017
Ratings: 5.47
Number of votes: 46
Fish Kept: Siamese algae eaters Cardinal tetra Dalmatian Molly Kuhlii loach
Corals/Plants Kept: anubias miniJava fernsPogostemon Helferi
Tank Size: 15
Advice: start small, dream bigALWAYS slightly over filter your water
Description: My first bedroom tank

Rated #8: Worleybird1080

State: Florida
Country: United States United States Flag
Rank: #8 out of 48 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2017
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Submitted: 03/09/2017
Ratings: 5.29
Number of votes: 51
Fish Kept: Tiger Barb, Silver Zebra Angel
Corals/Plants Kept: Lucky bamboo
Tank Size: 37
Advice: Start small
Description: First week, waiting on a additional 225 led 14 watt marine lamp

Rated #9: Flygirl

State: None/Other
Country: Canada Canada Flag
Rank: #9 out of 48 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2017
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Submitted: 01/27/2017
Ratings: 5.24
Number of votes: 82
About Yourself: I'm a huge worrier and perfectionist. I started fish keeping after reading that watching fish is calming and can be a form of meditation and mindfulness. I watch my tank to clear my head. (And I love all animals)
Corals/Plants Kept: Plastic
Tank Size: 15
Advice: Research before you buy and don't rely on the fish store to give you accurate information. watch out- this hobby is addictive.
Description: 15 gallon freshwater

Rated #10: mvpsharky

State: Rhode Island
Country: United States United States Flag
Rank: #10 out of 48 Freshwater Tanks submitted 2017
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Submitted: 01/02/2017
Ratings: 5.22
Number of votes: 98
Fish Kept: Fantail Goldfish, Calico
Corals/Plants Kept: money wort, java fern
Tank Size: 29
Advice: do your research
Description: my first planted aquarium. It is a 29 gal, about 4 months running. In line pressurized co2, 2 24 watt t5's. 2 calico fantails and lots of different snails.