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Teufelhunden 01-23-2010 11:44 AM

My Tank
I have had a 100 gallon tank since early '95. Had many different types of fish. My current setup is very entertaining.
I always start out with a pleco while the tank gets settled. Then I added a Red Devil and a month later a Midas. Red Devil turns out to be a female, Midas a Male. I get fry all summer long.
One day my youngest daughter who likes to fish with a net comes home with a largemouth bass and a catfish. I add them too. This was last summer. The interaction has been interesting. The Midas is the uncontested ruler of the tank but as the bass grows he sure is a tough guy. He will give the Red Devil a run for her money. She does not back down but soon will be overtaken in the pecking order.
I sure do like the bass but might have to let him go. He is truely a wild animal and survival of the fittest...well his instincts are still pure.
Just thought I would share.


Angel079 01-23-2010 12:50 PM

Hello Jeff & Welcome to our forum.

Glad you joined to share your tank stories :-) and I support the idea of letting him go, I think that would be a wise decision for the tank.

willow 01-23-2010 02:27 PM

hello and welcome.
would you be able to show some pictures of the fish and the tank,
it sounds awsome.

Romad 01-23-2010 06:41 PM

Hi Jeff,

Welcome to the forum. Sounds like you're pretty adventerous with your tankmates.

We'd love to see a picture or two of it.

molliefan09 01-23-2010 07:53 PM

welcome and pics please!

Twistersmom 01-23-2010 07:57 PM

Welcome to the forum Jeff! Yes, in case you have not noticed, we love pictures!;-)

Teufelhunden 01-23-2010 11:49 PM

I am all about pics too. I dont have anything really good right now but I do have a cheesy little movie I made. Ill take more pics.

WARNING: Video depicts live feeding.
YouTube - My Fish

m4d1 01-24-2010 04:59 AM

Nice video, the bass sure seems like a hand full.

willow 01-24-2010 06:59 AM

i think a little side note of what that fish was going to do would have been a help,
i wouldn't have watched it. :(
nice bass though.

Teufelhunden 01-24-2010 01:14 PM

I apologize if I offended anyone. I have spent the last 23 years in the Marines and I am not the most politically correct person (far from it), but in the interest of maintaiing my presence here I will play nice.:twisted:

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