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Old 10-05-2004, 01:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default So, what kind of fish do you keep?

I've heard most of the plants everyone keeps, but it would be interesting to hear what kind of fish you have in your tanks.

I keep the following in my 11 tanks:
Bettas, Apisto Hongsloi's, Apisto Agazi's, Yellow Labs, Syno Eupterous (Feather Fins), Rudiger the nasty Angel, 8 Bristlenoses, 1 Peckoltia Pleco, 2 African Butterfly fish, SAE’s, False SAE’s, Cory’s, a striped and a spotted Raphael, Upside down cats, Kuhli Loaches, Bala’s, Silver Dollars, 20 some Rummy nose Tetra’s, Glowlight Tetra’s, Cardinal Tetras, Amano Shrimp, Cherry Barbs, Crystal red shrimp and Kribs.

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Cardinal tetras (P. axelrodi), Red phantom tetras (M. sweglesi), otos, Corydoras panda, pearl gouramis, a group of peruvian altum angelfish, german blue rams.

Nothing too special or rare, but I really like them all nonetheless.

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Cardinal tetras, Discus, Otos, Corys, Blue Rams...
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fish...hmm...lets see if i can even remember them all!
discus, rams, mbunas, synodontis, dicrossus filamentosus, purple neons?, ottos, farlowellas, amano shrimp, corys, rummynose, yoyo loaches, columbian tetras, endlers livebearers, SAE....bettas....hmm...i think thats it.
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Default Re: So, what kind of fish do you keep?

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I've heard most of the plants everyone keeps, but it would be interesting to hear what kind of fish you have in your tanks.
"Fish"? How much light do they need? How often do they require prunning?

Seriously, I love love love nondescript small fish (Boraras brigittae & maculata, Rasbora dorsiocellata, Sundadanio axelrodi 'Red' & 'Blue'), elegant larger fish (Apistogramma cacatuoides 'Quadruple Red', Hemigrammus bleheri & rhodostomus, Pterophyllum altum (juveniles), Sphaerichthys osphromenoides), most invertebrates (Amano shrimp, bumblebee shrimp (my favorite), cherry shrimp, ramshorn snail), and cute little buggers (dwarf puffer, bumblebee goby).

WISH LIST: Boraras merah & urophthalmoides, crystal red shrimp, Microrasbora spp., Paracheirodon simulans, Sundadanio axelrodi 'Green' & 'Turquoise', and a school of Corydorus sterbai when I upgrade to a larger tank.
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Wow Cs I would say you and I have the exact same taste in fish. My 30 gallon houses rasboras and licorice garamias. These small more rare fish are my favorites. I used to keep Apistos but I chose to take a break from them for a while until I can get a bigger tank.

I have:

10 Danio erythromicron
4 Boraras maculata
6 Boraras urophthalmoides
3 licorice gouramis
and a bunch of cherry red shrimp and amanos + Amanos crossbreed with cherry reds.


Sundadanio axelrodi ”Blue Neon” and "Blue" Are the highest on my list of dream fish. I would love to have a big school of these. :P
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Hey Robert

Your shrimps crossbreed? Wow, that is news to me. Any pics to show these hybrids then?

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I don't have any pics but I will try to get some pics for you.

It is really weird, I guess when they crossbreed then the offspring don't need the brackish water like Amano offspring do. I don't do anything special either. Just feed flakes that is all. Some of the crossbreeds look pretty mean (Tan, black, and white colors) but they aren't. I will try to get pics.

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It all sounds great, can't wait for the pictures.

My apologies, didn't mean to go off track on this thread.

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Fish I have are... Endlers, Golden Ram, Albino Corys, Licorice Gourami, Golden Angel, Black Lyretail Molly, Rummynose tetras, Von rio Tetras, Dwarf Gourami (powder blue), Rainbows, Zebra Danio, Common Pleco, Otto's, SAE's.

Non fish... Amanos, Tiger, Red spotted shrimps and snails.



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