Top 11 - 20 Saltwater Fish 2009

Rated #11: Saltwater Fish - Premnas Biaculeatus - Yellowstripe Maroon Clownfish Stocking In 8 Gallons Tank

State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #11 out of 127 Saltwater Fish submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.12
Number of votes: 41
Quote: 'gone fishin'
Fish Kept: 1 Gold Striped Maroon Clown 2 blue damsels 1 cleaner shrimp
Corals/Plants: 1 Tan Bubble tip 1 red fan 1 green thing
Tank Size: 8 gallons
Advice: Still learning
Description: Gold Striped Clown Fish nick named "Momo"

Rated #12: Saltwater Fish - Paracanthurus Hepatus - Blue Tang Stocking In 150 Gallons Tank

State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #12 out of 127 Saltwater Fish submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.05
Number of votes: 21
Quote: never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake
About Yourself: I'm a surgical assistant. Married to a wonderful woman, have two beautiful girls. I 've been in the hobbie on or off for 15 years. Started freshwater tropical fish, moved to african cichlids, and much later came saltwater fish and reef tank. The demands of my job are stressfull, so i relax tinkering with my tank
Fish Kept: Hippo tang, yellow tang, sailfing tang, tomato clown,watchman goby, mandarin, bicolor blennie,gumdrop goby, cleaner shrimp, 20 or so hermit, red tip crabs, turbo snails.
Corals/Plants: star polyps, yellow polyps, red ,orange, pink and green zooanthids, orange florida ricordia, montipora,brown, red , green mushrooms, toadstool leather, finger leather, frogspawns, pulsating xenias, candy cane, galaxia, brain corals, green/blue acropora.
Tank Size: 150 gallons
Advice: Very expensive hobby, buy as if you are setting up for your next bigger size tank, this will save you some money later. Start with soft hardy corals and work your way to the stony corals later.
Description: Band Of Brothers

Rated #13: Saltwater Fish - Nemateleotris Magnifica - Firefish Stocking In 55 Gallons Tank

State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #13 out of 127 Saltwater Fish submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.04
Number of votes: 24
Quote: "You spent how much on a stupid rock?"
About Yourself: New to the hobby of Marine almost 2 years ago. Bought the tank for my girl on her birthday, now I am hooked (obsessed), but she still loves it too.
Fish Kept: Mated pair of true percula clowns, watchman goby, Diamond "Sand Sifter" Goby, 1 juvenile Yellow Tang (to be moved to bigger tank soon, Randall's Pistol shrimp (Alpheus randalli), and basic cleaners, incl. Astria and Nassarius snails, hermits.
Corals/Plants: New frags added: pulsing xenia, kenya tree coral, devils hand, sarcophyton (toadstool), finger leather, mushrooms, bright green zoanthids. Torch coral, open brain coral, trumpet coral, green star polyps, bubble coral, fuzzy mushrooms. 65lb Fiji live rock, 50lb mixed Fiji Pink and Flamingo Pink live sand.
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: Never stop reading, researching, testing, and caring for your tank.
Description: Firefish

Rated #14: Saltwater Fish - Cryptocentrus Cinctus - Yellow Watchman Goby Stocking In 210 Gallons Tank

State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #14 out of 127 Saltwater Fish submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6
Number of votes: 12
Quote: There is no tomorrow
About Yourself: Father
Fish Kept: Lots
Corals/Plants: Lots
Tank Size: 210 gallons
Advice: Slow Down
Description: yellow Watchman Gobie

Rated #15: Saltwater Fish - Paracanthurus Hepatus - Blue Tang Stocking In 75 Gallons Tank

State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #15 out of 127 Saltwater Fish submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.96
Number of votes: 26
About Yourself: im a college student and i wish i was going for marine biology but instead becoming an architect. I live in Texas it is very hard to find good fish for a good price.
Fish Kept: Blue Tang, Yellow Tang, Blue Angelfish, 6 Blue Damsels, 30 Blue Legged Crabs, 15 Red Legged Crabs, 10 Cerith Snails, 12 Nassurlius Snails, 10 Mexican Turbo Snails
Corals/Plants: About to start adding corals once I get the money for the lights and skimmer.
Tank Size: 75 gallons
Advice: Live in Florida....buy your fish slowly do not over populate. choose between agressive tanks or peaceful tanks. buy your fish online if you don't want to get ripped off on the price.
Description: Blue Hippo Tang

Rated #16: Saltwater Fish - Premnas Biaculeatus - Maroon Clownfish Stocking In 29 Gallons Tank

State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #16 out of 127 Saltwater Fish submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.94
Number of votes: 18
Quote: doh
About Yourself: Fish tank friendly
Fish Kept: na
Corals/Plants: na
Tank Size: 29 gallons
Advice: na
Description: New clown fish (aka. Stoney)

Rated #17: Saltwater Fish - Salarias Fasciatus - Sailfin/algae Blenny Stocking In 30 Gallons Tank

State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #17 out of 127 Saltwater Fish submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.81
Number of votes: 21
Fish Kept: 3 Clownfish, Yellow Tang, Purple Dottyback, Pygmy Angelfish, Lawnmower Blenny, Famming Scallop
Corals/Plants: Gonipora, Frogspawn, Hammer, Candy Cane, Green Star Polyp, Button Polyps, Pulsating Xenia
Tank Size: 30 gallons
Advice: Sit Back and enjoy your tank. If you set it right it can be self suffient.
Description: My Buddy Mow

Rated #18: Saltwater Fish - Pterois Volitans - Volitan Lionfish Stocking In 310 Gallons Tank

State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #18 out of 127 Saltwater Fish submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.78
Number of votes: 27
About Yourself: I've been around fish tanks for about 6 years. I've had my own for about 4. As I've upgraded, i've added to fill the tank and make it look nice.
Fish Kept: 3 Volitan Lionfish 1 Conger Eel 1 Blue Koran Angel 1 Tomato Clown 1 Panther Grouper 1 Foxface Rabbitfish 1 Hawaiian Spotted Puffer 1 Porcupine Puffer 1 Humu Humu Trigger Fish 1 Powder Brown Tang 1 Damsel 1 Porkfish
Corals/Plants: About 450lbs of live rock
Tank Size: 310 gallons
Advice: Take your time and go slow. While every fish has it's own "Personality", each species has it's own general traits.
Description: Big Lionfish. Has a couple battlewounds on his rear tail. Rough measurement, he's 9 1/2 inches from the tip of his tail to his mouth. About a year old.

Rated #19: Saltwater Fish - Zebrasoma Flavescens - Yellow Tang - Hawaii Stocking In 180 Gallons Tank

State:None/Other
Country:Canada
Rank: #19 out of 127 Saltwater Fish submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.76
Number of votes: 17
Fish Kept: Pinktail Trigger Yellow Tang Blue Tang Exquisite Wrasse Figi Male Blonde Naso 2 Clarki Clowns Male/Female Foxface Sailfin Tang Banner fish Pink Spotted shrimp Goby
Corals/Plants: Assorted Mushrooms Torch Coral Frog spawn 2 Pink tipped anemones Christmas tree worm Blue Linka Star fish Sand sifting star fish Blue Tuxedo Urchin Green Zoanthids Brown Zoanthids 2 Caribbean giant anemones 2 bubble tip anemones Waving hand coral Sea Squirts Montipora White Caribbean zoanthid
Tank Size: 180 gallons
Advice: Take your time!!!
Description: Some of my fish!

Rated #20: Saltwater Fish - Synchiropus Splendidus - Green Mandarin Stocking In 55 Gallons Tank

State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #20 out of 127 Saltwater Fish submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.72
Number of votes: 18
Quote: none
Fish Kept: Yellow tang, six-line wrasse, midnight clown, blue damsel
Corals/Plants: leather coral, mushroom anemones,star
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: none.
Description: After the tragic, near complete wipe out of my reef tank due to the last heat wave, I decided to populate my recovering reef with small fishes.

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