What new fish did you get today?

Discussion in 'General Freshwater Aquarium Keeping' started by Dave, Aug 9, 2013.

  1. SteveS

    SteveS Advisory Board

    Alcolapia ndalalani Jeff. The more rare ones.
  2. JeffW

    JeffW Well-Known Member

    Thank you
  3. Aqua-b

    Aqua-b New Member

    Datnoid, absolutely gorgeous
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  4. Ben A

    Ben A Member

    6 synodontis polli white
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  5. bahamafj11

    bahamafj11 Well-Known Member

    10 barbus fasciolatus from AquaticArts in Indiana.
  6. Ben A

    Ben A Member

    FedEx delivered a box from Dave’s rare fish today. I got 2M & 2f telmatochromis temporalis shell and 9 Pungu Maclareni. The pungu have been on my holy grail list for a long time now. I am happy to finally have them.
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  7. Megan

    Megan Executive Board Staff Member

    Just bought 20 celestial Pearl danios. Afterwards noticed the seller is in Canada. Not sure how that will work.
  8. fishlady

    fishlady Executive Board

    3 little lf albino bn.
  9. Megan

    Megan Executive Board Staff Member

    6 Queen Arabesque and 6 green laser corys.
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  10. Physarum

    Physarum Executive Board

    All my pent up desire to buy fish that I've kept in check through our move was finally realized at a spectacular Cataclysm and auction. I got:
    • 2 Panaque cochliodon
    • 10 Sturisomatichthys panamense
    • 6 Hypancistrus L066
    • 6 Brochis multiradiatus
    • guppies
    • 1 L264 sultan pleco (looking for 4-5 more)
    • 6 Corydoras similis
    • 5 Hypancistrus L262
    • 9 Amatitlania septemfasciata
    • 15 Rosy Barbs
    • 6 Corydoras weitzmani
    • 8 Megalechis thoracata
    • 8 Trichromis salvini
    • 12 x Cryptoheros chetumalensis
    And slightly prior to Cataclysm I got some awesome Hemichromis frempongi Lake Bosumtwi, Ghana, Metriaclima tarakiki Ngkuyo Island "Zebra Slim," and Paralabidochromis chromogynos Zue Island from Dave's Rare Fish and a pair of Corydoras arcuatus and rabauti from Crackedglass.

    Now I just need to raise everything and get it them to spawn. Maybe next year will be my Breeder of the Year time, lol.
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  11. Nate V

    Nate V Member

    Friday I picked up my new humpback dragon puffer. Love that fish already. Hope to add a few others into our 75 in the future
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  12. hazard

    hazard Active Member

    i got a 1.5" Parachromis managuensis(jaguar cichlid) at Petco in Janesville. I have no reason for having this but I haven't had a tank buster in the fishroom in a while. I had these 25yrs ago in college. mean bastards

    btw the tanks and fish looked very healthy with a good selection. I talked to the young guy that takes care of the fish department and I would say he takes pride in the appearance and health of the fish.

    Chris
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  13. pogues

    pogues Member

    Convicts again
  14. hazard

    hazard Active Member

    6 Lamprologus Heliantus for the gcca swap yesterday
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  15. Physarum

    Physarum Executive Board

    I got a bunch of cool stuff at the GCCA swap yesterday- Corydoras atropersonatus I won in a raffle from Nationwide Aquatics, a breeding pair of Lophiobagrus cyclurus African bullhead catfish, a breeding group of 10 Cyprichromis leptosoma Mpulungu, three more sultan L264 plecos, baby Mesoheros festae, baby Thorichthys aureus, baby Neolamprologus tretocephalus, two pair of Corydoras oiapoquensis, two black angelfish, seven small koi angelfish, neat "purple magenta" guppies, eight Brochis splendens, six white clouds, and the mandatory gold nugget pleco. Oh, and a few plants. Stopped by Petco on the way home and got six more ten gallon tanks. The new fishroom is starting to fill up.

    And a pair of rams from Tristan - I knew I was forgetting something.
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  16. Megan

    Megan Executive Board Staff Member

    Wow! You go girl!

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  17. Ben A

    Ben A Member

    6 zoogoneticus tequila rio teuchitlan, and a pair of skiffia multipunctata lago de camecuaro (lambert 1990) from Andrew Piorkowski at the gbas speaker event today. Also got some cryptoheros cutteri from Steve.
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  18. Physarum

    Physarum Executive Board

    The MAS auction yesterday was full of top-dollar water sprite and gold-plated pairs of mosaic guppies. I did manage to come away with Corydoras concolor, CW69, CW49, two common plecos (with basic writing skills), Celebes halfbeaks, and a couple expensive plants (like $10 clumps of naja grass and hornwort).
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  19. fishlady

    fishlady Executive Board

    12 neon tetras, 8 blueberry botias, and 2 green spotted puffers.
  20. Scott Wiersema

    Scott Wiersema Executive Board

    At Tiney Park Reptile Expo Oct. 12-13 weekend

    I got 5 species of Newts

    Triturus karelini Southern Crested Newts

    T.dobrogicus Crested Danube Newts

    Triturus carnifex Italian Crested newts

    Hypselotriton cyanurus Blue tailed Fire bellied Newt

    Ichthyosaura alpestris apuanus Apuanus Alpine Newts

    Look these up these species many are very attractive especially breeding mode. The crested grow big dorsal fins only during breeding and then lose to regrow next year.
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