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comando489 12-16-2007 08:02 PM

More of my 55 front tank and my 30 gal
 
:D
(pictures are bad, color gets a little weird and it gets all fuzzy in some of them)
so I now have

-8 7 stripe frontosa (4 to 3 inches in size)

-6 dolphin (5 to 4 inches and one 3 inch baby)

My dominate male front has made the cave on the left side of the tank HIS! he built up a "hill" of gravel in front of the cave and i think that is so cool (i see him moving rock to the top of it all the time) this picture has a red outline of the hill, it was FLAT there b4 he started doing his digging.
http://fishforum.com/userpix/2521_IMG_0768_1.jpg
This is a picture of him inside of his cave, with flash. he has very nice stripes that did not show up in the picture :x
http://fishforum.com/userpix/2521_IMG_0767_2.jpg
some more pictures of my other fronts (i didn't/can't get a picture of all 8 at one time, they are all over the tank and the only time they all come out is when i feed them)
http://fishforum.com/userpix/2521_IMG_0766_1.jpg
http://fishforum.com/userpix/2521_IMG_0765_1.jpg
http://fishforum.com/userpix/2521_IMG_0771_1.jpg
and the right side of my tank...
http://fishforum.com/userpix/2521_IMG_0769_1.jpg
the whole view...
http://fishforum.com/userpix/2521_IMG_0776_2.jpg
and the dolphins(with flash)...
http://fishforum.com/userpix/2521_IMG_0770_1.jpg
my breeding pair of dolphins, she has a mouthful in this picture(she is on top, father is on the bottom[my dominate dolphin cichlid])
http://fishforum.com/userpix/2521_IMG_0772_1.jpg


and my 30gal green terror tank.

"Leo" is about 8 inches with this fins. I have put tiger barbs, and other things in with him just to have them disappear in a few days lol. it's all good tho, since i get all my fish for wholesale price from the store i work in(me and my boss are good buddies :D )
anyways here are some pics...

http://fishforum.com/userpix/2521_P10101492_1.jpg
http://fishforum.com/userpix/2521_IMG_0773_1.jpg

hrmmm..... where did he go?
http://fishforum.com/userpix/2521_IMG_0775_1.jpg

comando489 12-16-2007 08:07 PM

also, i love comments. so leave one please. (even if it's bad i want to hear it)

and just to clear one thing up. i know how big my fish will get. a 90gal tank is planed for the fronts and the green terror will be moved to the 55.

idk what i will do with the dolphins, maby keep a few and get rid of a few :?

just have to get my money back from uncle sam at the end of the year and bigger tank here i come! lol

jeaninel 12-16-2007 09:12 PM

Nice fish! Glad to hear the GT will be going to a bigger home. He's a beaut. :thumbsup:

willow 12-18-2007 02:01 PM

lovely fish,thanks for sharing. :)

comando489 12-19-2007 10:25 AM

well now 3 of my dolphins have mouthfuls so it looks like my male has been getting a little frisky :shock:

osiris15 01-20-2008 08:13 AM

incredible cichlid tank, i love the black gravel and rock combination

crazy4fish 01-20-2008 08:26 AM

awsome fish! i love the GT! he is so beautiful. your rock set up looks really nice! :wink:

Amphitrite 01-20-2008 10:03 AM

Lovely setups you have there comando, and lovely fish :thumbsup:

comando489 01-20-2008 11:49 AM

thanks here is a better picture of the frontosahttp://www.fishforum.com/userpix/2521_frontosa_1_1.jpg

comando489 01-20-2008 11:54 AM

the green terror has been moved to a 75g and now has a JD tankmate and 2 smaller convicts as dither fish, the jack dempsey will feed right out of my hand, he is such a nice peaceful fish :D.

when the fronts get big i will remove one or two of the males(depending on how many males i end up with) and then put them in the 75 and move the GT and JD to the 55.

i do water changes every other day as to help with the growth of the fronts. they are getting bigger little by little :D


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