Top 10 Saltwater Fish 2009

Rated #1: Saltwater Fish - Balistoides Conspicillum - Clown Triggerfish Stocking In 135 Gallons Tank

Rated #1: Saltwater Fish - Balistoides Conspicillum - Clown Triggerfish Stocking In 135 Gallons Tank - Clown Trigger
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #1 out of 127 Saltwater Fish submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 7.53
Number of votes: 19
Fish Kept: Blonde Naso Regal Tang Yellow Tang Sohal Tang Orange Shoulder Purple Tang Mystery Wrasse Radiant Wrasse Sweet Lips Harlequin Tusk Clown Trigger Blue Asessor Anthias Harem (Lyretail) Darwin Percula Pair of Percula
Corals/Plants: Too many to List!
Tank Size: 135 gallons
Advice: Get a Loan!
Description: Clown Trigger

Rated #2: Saltwater Fish - Dendrochirus Brachypterus - Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish Stocking In 150 Gallons Tank

Rated #2: Saltwater Fish - Dendrochirus Brachypterus - Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish Stocking In 150 Gallons Tank - Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #2 out of 127 Saltwater Fish submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 7.06
Number of votes: 16
About Yourself: 50 years old. Have kept fish since I was 10.
Fish Kept: Yellow Tang, Banner Fish, Dwarf Lionfish, damsels
Corals/Plants: none
Tank Size: 150 gallons
Advice: Enjoy your critters
Description: Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish

Rated #3: Saltwater Fish - Amphiprion Percula - True Percula Clownfish Stocking In 29 Gallons Tank

Rated #3: Saltwater Fish - Amphiprion Percula - True Percula Clownfish Stocking In 29 Gallons Tank - Peek-a-boo Nemo. Notice the Green Emerald Crab in the front
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #3 out of 127 Saltwater Fish submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 7
Number of votes: 22
Fish Kept: Check out my pics =)
Corals/Plants: Check out my pics =)
Tank Size: 29 gallons
Advice: Check out my pics =)
Description: Peek-a-boo Nemo. Notice the Green Emerald Crab in the front

Rated #4: Saltwater Fish - Amphiprion Ocellaris - Ocellaris Clownfish Stocking In 55 Gallons Tank

Rated #4: Saltwater Fish - Amphiprion Ocellaris - Ocellaris Clownfish Stocking In 55 Gallons Tank - A.Ocellaris
State:None/Other
Country:Puerto Rico
Rank: #4 out of 127 Saltwater Fish submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.65
Number of votes: 17
Fish Kept: 1 Yellow Tang 2 Ocellaris 1 Cardenal Bangao 1 Green Chromis 1 Coral Beauty 1 Trigger
Corals/Plants: Both Hard/Soft
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: Patience
Description: A.Ocellaris

Rated #5: Saltwater Fish - Amphiprion Ocellaris - Ocellaris Clownfish Stocking In 29 Gallons Tank

Rated #5: Saltwater Fish - Amphiprion Ocellaris - Ocellaris Clownfish Stocking In 29 Gallons Tank - My fish are photogenic...but I need a macro lens like crazy. They pose for me...as you see. :)
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #5 out of 127 Saltwater Fish submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.52
Number of votes: 27
Quote: what goes around comes around
About Yourself: Im only 20 years old but I live in Florida an love the florida keys. I like scuba diving and really feel that the reefs should be preserved. I figured it was time to get my own piece of reef in my home so I could enjoy the beauty every day and show people why it needs to be protected. My goal is to have a full blown reef in the top ten on this site and the nicest 29 gallon reef in the world. Its a challenge..........but im up for it.
Fish Kept: Two clowns, sixline wrasse, 100ish nassarious snails, sea cucumber, and 4 turbo snails.
Corals/Plants: in my refuge I have brown red and green algaes as well as 60 mangroves. I have acropora, birdsnest,mushrooms,hammer corals, galaxy corals, fungi plate coral, xenia, and even palys and zoas.
Tank Size: 29 gallons
Advice: Be PATIENT. Thats why I got into this, to help me with my patients. You rush and you will fail.
Description: My fish are photogenic...but I need a macro lens like crazy. They pose for me...as you see. :)

Rated #6: Saltwater Fish - Zebrasoma Xanthurum - Purple Tang Stocking In 50 Gallons Tank

Rated #6: Saltwater Fish - Zebrasoma Xanthurum - Purple Tang Stocking In 50 Gallons Tank - Purple Tang
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #6 out of 127 Saltwater Fish submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.5
Number of votes: 26
Fish Kept: A pair of percula clowns, a purple tang, a blue linkia starfish, a red fire shrimp, a coral banded shrimp, a midas blenny, a japanese borbonious, and a Valencia Goby.
Corals/Plants: Pipe organ, Alvapora, Mushrooms, Hammer, Frogspawn, Green Candy Cane, Plate Corals, elegance coral (need updated photo)
Tank Size: 50 gallons
Advice: It's worth it
Description: Purple Tang

Rated #7: Saltwater Fish - Pomacanthus Imperator - Imperator Angelfish Stocking In 130 Gallons Tank

Rated #7: Saltwater Fish - Pomacanthus Imperator - Imperator Angelfish Stocking In 130 Gallons Tank - Imperator Angel Fish - took a pic of him at night when he was roaming around.  : )
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #7 out of 127 Saltwater Fish submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.35
Number of votes: 23
Fish Kept: Powder Blue Tang, Heniochus, Blue Tang, Yellow Tang, Sailfin Tang, Clown Fishes, Niger Trigger, Striped Damsels (avoid damsels - they're a pain!), Green Chromis, Green Serpent Star, Electric Blue Hermit Crab, Cleaner Shrimp, Lots of Hermit Crabs, and a Blue Lobster.
Corals/Plants: -None-
Tank Size: 130 gallons
Advice: water changes
Description: Imperator Angel Fish - took a pic of him at night when he was roaming around. : )

Rated #8: Saltwater Fish - Zebrasoma Flavescens - Yellow Tang - Hawaii Stocking In 90 Gallons Tank

Rated #8: Saltwater Fish - Zebrasoma Flavescens - Yellow Tang - Hawaii Stocking In 90 Gallons Tank - Cleaner Shrimp working on our Yellow Tang
State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #8 out of 127 Saltwater Fish submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.26
Number of votes: 19
Fish Kept: Two Percula clown, for Green Chromis, 2 Yellow tail. 1 Blue Velvet, 1 Fiji Talbot, 1 Fox Face one Yellow Tank, one Six line. Plus a big cleaning crew. 2 Sand shifting starts 2 brite starts 1 cleaner shrimp
Corals/Plants: lots of feeder dusters
Tank Size: 90 gallons
Advice: Be Patient and setup a quarantine tank
Description: Cleaner Shrimp working on our Yellow Tang

Rated #9: Saltwater Fish - Zebrasoma Flavescens - Yellow Tang - Hawaii Stocking In 400 Gallons Tank

Rated #9: Saltwater Fish - Zebrasoma Flavescens - Yellow Tang - Hawaii Stocking In 400 Gallons Tank - 7.5 ft Long - 3 ft Wide - 2.5ft High
6 Ft Sump = 400 UK Gallons

8 Streams all hidden in Weirs
GHL Profilux

4 * 400 Watt Halides with Coralview Electronic Ballasts and Luminarc 3 Reflectors.  Currently using 20k Radium lamps

Aquamedic 5000 Twin Skimmer
Aquamedic Titan 2000 Chiller

2 * 150 gallon water change VATS
State:None/Other
Country:United Kingdom
Rank: #9 out of 127 Saltwater Fish submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.24
Number of votes: 21
Quote: Kind of Squarely
About Yourself: Been into Fish tank for around 15 years. Reefs for 7 years. Probably all started though when my Grandad had a 3 foot trop setup when I was a kid. Im in the IT industry and love doing Track days on my Gixxer.
Fish Kept: 15 * Anthias - 5 species, Lion Fish - (Radiata and Antennata) and a Voliton, Aussie Tuskfish, Naso Tang, Atlantic Blue Tang, Yellow Tang, Niger Trigger, Blue Throat Trigger, Pink Tail Trigger, Manderin Fish, Peacock Wrasse, Cleaner Wrasse, Wild Aussie Percs - Pair, Maldives Anemonefish - Pair, Bangaii - 3 (2 have paired), Pajama Cardinal, Regal Angel,
Corals/Plants: SPS, LPS mainly. Few Softies. Including 19 Sun Corals (fixed to Rock and Left hand Weir) All fed Daily.
Tank Size: 400 gallons
Advice: Be aware this hobby is EXPENSIVE
Description: 7.5 ft Long - 3 ft Wide - 2.5ft High 6 Ft Sump = 400 UK Gallons 8 Streams all hidden in Weirs GHL Profilux 4 * 400 Watt Halides with Coralview Electronic Ballasts and Luminarc 3 Reflectors. Currently using 20k Radium lamps Aquamedic 5000 Twin Skimmer Aquamedic Titan 2000 Chiller 2 * 150 gallon water change VATS

Rated #10: Saltwater Fish - Zebrasoma Desjardini - Sailfin Tang, Desjardini Stocking In 130 Gallons Tank

Rated #10: Saltwater Fish - Zebrasoma Desjardini - Sailfin Tang, Desjardini Stocking In 130 Gallons Tank - Nice Sailfin Tang :)
State:None/Other
Country:United Kingdom
Rank: #10 out of 127 Saltwater Fish submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.18
Number of votes: 22
Quote: None
About Yourself: Nothing
Fish Kept: Sailfin Tang,two leopard wrasse,Marine Beta,three Cardinals...Marine
Corals/Plants: Various stonies,several morphs of star polyps
Tank Size: 130 gallons
Advice: Listen and learn,be patient
Description: Nice Sailfin Tang :)
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