Do you name your fish?

Do you name your fish?


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Alessa

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named all of my fish... even my four otos which my boyfriend named "oto one, oto two oto three and oto four"

I wonder how he knows whos who lol.
 

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I have never named my fish but I did name my turtles...rest in peace.
As for fish I just call them by thier name.
 

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I usually name them if they make it through their initial quarantine. Sometimes you have to wait a while for their personalities to come out before you can settle on the perfect name. With an entire school of fish though, it's hard to name them... I generally will give the group one name. Since my betta's name is David "Ziggy Stardust" Bowie, I've taken to calling my Black Neons "the Spiders from Mars."
 

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My pleco is Fin from LAw and order SVU ! and will prob name the angels Benson and stabler!
 

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Most of my fish have names, but some I can't tell apart so they remain nameless. No names 12 neon tetras, 3 twin-bar platies, 3 danios, and 4 red velvet swordtails (all female and just bought the other day so haven't had time to name)
 

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I name all but the goldfish, goldfish get numbers b/c they usaully go belly up on me a few days after I get them. I've since given up.
 

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I used to name all my fish. Then I had too many fish to keep them straight so it seemed kinda dumb! Plus made it way too hard when I had to sell my breeders to make room for the next generation. I get attached enough to them as it is without naming em. The splendens do have numbers lol. Need to keep track of their parentage!
 

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yes i do name them, my old black skirts were

Kahuna-Leader
Diva-Only female, best colors
Shorty-Smallest
Blackney and Finn-Always fighting

and there are many others
 

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Yes, I name them. And at that, it's usually really off-the-wall names, or I name them after band members I like. Bahah.
 

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clown loach ....billy , have an angel i call freckles.ones name is pepper...bettas,lacey,red and grape,bug and prince..cae called slim, glo danio named ogre but the other fish arent named adf named jumper
 

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Half the fun in getting a fish is naming them! Well, maybe not half...
 

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Tayful said:
Yes, I name them. And at that, it's usually really off-the-wall names, or I name them after band members I like. Bahah.
Omg! I name mine after band members too!
 

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Yes but only if there are only a few of the same type of fish to name. I dont feel it is logical to name every fish in my Cory school.
 

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i name my fish after composers, because i dont think i will ever run out of names, and they certainly are unique.
 

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oscy

I name my Oscar "Oscy."
 

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MY kid named the betta ... John Cena
 

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I tend to generically name all fish of the same species, unless they are remarkably different like my angels. So the 7 black skirt tetras I have are all named Taco. The black angel is named Gabrielle, the White angel is Michael. I have a bamboo shrimp who hides all the time so I named him Waldo.
 

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pinkfloydpuffer said:
Where's Waldo?
Yea, it's a great game the Fiance and I play. Find the hiding spot the shrimp picked for the day.
 

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I've named my fish so far and plan on naming my others...
not really sure what I'm gonna do when I have a school of hatchets, but I can give it a try right?
 
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