Your Fish Got Names? - Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 17 Old 04-11-2008, 10:51 PM Thread Starter
Your Fish Got Names?

I've never been good at naming pets. My cat and chameleon were named by the people who gave them to me, but I came up with a couple names for my more outstanding fish.

Angelfish: one named Lucifer, one named Jesus (Spanish pronunciation)

Rainbow Shark: Hardy - he's a survivor through two leaking tanks and the temporary housing transfers that killed the other two fish I started with

Zebra Danios: won't hold still long enough to get a name

Male Cherry Barbs: big one - Mac; small one - Soltaire (he's kind of a loner)

Female Cherry Barbs: Pregnant looking one - Mama; other two unnamed

Pleco: Al - named after my buddy, Al and also short for Algae

Gourammis: trying to think of a cool trio to name them after
IntelligentDesigner is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 17 Old 04-11-2008, 11:04 PM
Member
 
jeaninel's Avatar
 
Aquarium
I've only named some of my fish.

My 3 Boesemanis are Moe, Larry and Curly

Chocolate Pleco - Hershey

Pearl Gourami - Pearl

150 Gallon - Mostly American Cichlids
135 Gallon - Angelfish Community
75 Gallon - Odd couple (Polleni/Angelfish)
55 Gallon - African tank
20 Gallon Long - QT
10 Gallon - Empty
jeaninel is offline  
post #3 of 17 Old 04-11-2008, 11:58 PM
Member
 
okiemavis's Avatar
 
Yeah, only my oldest fish have names- just Patrick the cory and Dan the CAE. Now that I have more I've stopped naming them. Although I plan on naming my puffer Taco. But he's special cuz he gets his own tank in the living room all by himself.
okiemavis is offline  
post #4 of 17 Old 04-12-2008, 09:48 AM
Member
 
Meatpuppet's Avatar
 
my goldfish - Sherman
dojo loach - Whiskas
other dojo loach- Whiskers
unknown kind of tetra that had popeye- Popeye
:D

I am against piracy, please dont sink ships
:)
Meatpuppet is offline  
post #5 of 17 Old 04-13-2008, 10:52 PM
Member
 
conger's Avatar
 
Jack Dempsey cichlid: Jack

5-point shark (catfish): Cartman (he's extremely lazy)

Venusta cichlid: Jeffrey (he looks like a giraffe... Jeffrey Giraffe from Toys R' Us)

Midas Blenny: Timmy (he looks kinda, umm, "challenged")

Regal Tang: Pootie Tang

Clownfish pair: Mr. and Mrs. Garrison (sex change)


I try to name my fish after characters from TV or movies, with Jack being the exception. I never force a name on one, I'll bring a fish home and after I've had him for a while, and something about him stands out, then I'll name him :D

"To an optimist, the glass is half-full;
to a pessimist, the glass is half-empty;
to an engineer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be"
conger is offline  
post #6 of 17 Old 04-13-2008, 11:29 PM
Member
 
Conger, the giraffe from Toys R Us has his name spelled as "Geoffery". :)

I dont name my fish. I give my fish nicknames on occasion, though (Shoal of Tiger Barbs=Band of Brothers, Female Betta=Baby Girl, RTBS=Boy),
Cody is offline  
post #7 of 17 Old 04-13-2008, 11:37 PM
Member
 
conger's Avatar
 
haha, nice! I'll be sure to use the correct spelling from here out. I like the Band of Brothers name for the Tiger Barbs (that was a GREAT series, btw... probably my favorite military movie/series, I'm a big fan of anything military)

"To an optimist, the glass is half-full;
to a pessimist, the glass is half-empty;
to an engineer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be"
conger is offline  
post #8 of 17 Old 04-14-2008, 03:58 AM
New Member
 
my 12cm kissing gouarmi is called smoochy
on of my angel pairs names are cammi (female) and blackie(male)
and a female ( marble angel) called lightning
then we have mini mitchell's and mini cory's ( the cory dory's)
i think that is it

2 community tanks
and 2 angel breeder tanks
plus 1 platty tank( my sons)
mitcore is offline  
post #9 of 17 Old 04-14-2008, 04:21 AM
Member
 
Lupin's Avatar
 
If I decide to name all my fish, I'll never be able to keep track of them.

Sent from my desktop or phone or whatever else I am holding on to

http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/image.php?type=sigpic&userid=48&dateline=125741997  2
I'm ready for the pressure.
The drama and the pleasure!
If there is one thing I want to see here, it's HUMOR.
I believe I can fly!
I believe I can touch the sky!
I think about it every night and day!
I stand in awe of my body.
Lupin is offline  
post #10 of 17 Old 04-14-2008, 04:29 AM
I think I'll name my Botia striata Lupin.
herefishy is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fish names! Mating Slinkys Freshwater and Tropical Fish 11 08-04-2007 07:39 AM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome