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post #1 of 5 Old 04-17-2009, 09:04 PM Thread Starter
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Some vids of my oddball tank with large and very small fish.


Thought I'd post some vids of my unusual tank. Yes, it is overstocked. I bought all these fish as babies when I set up the tank in 2007 and haven't purchased a single fish since. The most unusul part of my tank is the variety of fish which breaks the "rules" of much fishkeeping advice. I have tiny fish an inch long hanging boldly with fish 6, 7 even 11 inches long. A few oddballs in there as well. Also, many of the fish are, (in just little over a year), larger than most books say the max size is. Finally, click in the last link for a shot of one of the most amzing eartheater cichlids I have ever seen.

Here's a list of fish with some video links at the bottom.

4 Black Bar Myleus "Tetra disco" "Blackear Pacu" (Myleus Schomburgki) over 6.5-7.5 inches
3 Common Silver Dollar (Metynnis Hypsauchen or Argenteus) 6.5-7.5 inches
2 Mystery Silver Dollars (Metynnis Mola or Luna) almost 5 inches
1 Flagtail (Semaprochilodus taeniurus) 1 Silver Distichodus (Distichodus affinis) 11 inches
1 Silver Distochodus (Distochodus affinnis) 7.5 inches
1 Chinese Hi Fin "Hifin" Banded Shark (Myxocyprinus asiaticus) over 7 inches
1 Earth Eater Cichlid (Satanoperca leucosticta)over 7 inches
1 Rosy Red Minnow (Pimephales promelas) 4 inches
3 Angelfish (Pterophyllum scalare) 5-6+ inches
1 Keyhole Cichlid (Aequidens maroni) 4+ inches
5 Pleco (Plecostomus) 5-9+ inches
1 Royal Pleco (Panaque nigrolineatus) 6 inches
1 Blue Gourami ((Trichogaster trichopterus) 4 inches
4 Bumblebee Goby (Brachygobius xanthozona) over 1 inch
7 Black Neon Tetra (Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi) 1.5-2 inches
1 Rasbora (Rasbora heteromorpha) almost 2 inches
1 Darter Fish 3 inches
1 Bluefin Killifish? (Lucania goodei)
4 Hillstream Loach (Beaufortia kweichowensis) 2 inches
2 Horseface Loach (Acantopsis choirorhynchos) 5+ inches
1 Neon Blue Australian Rainbowfish (Melanotaenia praecox) almost 3 inches
6 Kuhli Loach (Pangio kuhlii) 4 inches
2 Ghost Shrimp (Palaemonetes) over 2 inches (body)
1 Bright red bamboo shrimp

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9bpi3bE3bE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jcp8_lUIW8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VoyVNVEpsE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pt377tU6tB0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sy7oFucTYPw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbhvWFVCB6Q

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l010jZaSbrE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZtY8aR9zS4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtB3nqTkh3M

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBpjU5hP67Y


Many more on my youtube page.
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post #2 of 5 Old 04-17-2009, 10:56 PM
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definitely unique.
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post #3 of 5 Old 04-18-2009, 07:27 AM
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gosh,you have some lovely coloured fish.
i didn't see a full tank shot though :(

when you set up a new tank,hide an extra
sponge or two behind some decor,that way you have
something seeded for you next filter.
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post #4 of 5 Old 04-20-2009, 11:49 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks

There are more vids including full tank shots on my youtube page: www.youtube/snotbo1.com
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post #5 of 5 Old 04-20-2009, 11:52 PM Thread Starter
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Qiuick edit: Flagtail: 11 inches, Silver Distichodus: 7.5 inches
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