Fred

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish and Tank Photos' started by Thunder_o_b, Aug 1, 2015.

  1. Thunder_o_bFishlore VIPMember

    Our 6 year old. His mate Ginger swam on to the ancestors a couple of months ago. They were mated for over 5 years. He is small for an angel of his age. I introduced three young angels to his tank a few months ago. They have grown to the age where they play rough. While they were not hurting Fred he was hiding a lot. So I moved him to the 37 gal. Remember he is small for a full grown angel.

    I added the vignette in post processing.
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  2. Anders247Fishlore LegendMember

    That's a beautiful angel!
     




  3. Thunder_o_bFishlore VIPMember

    Thank you Anders :)

    He embodies all that is endearing in angels with none of the bad traits. I will really miss this one when he swims to the ancesters.
     




  4. BornThisWayBettasFishlore VIPMember

    Wow, so beautiful!
     




  5. Thunder_o_bFishlore VIPMember

    Thank you BornThisWayBettas :)
     
  6. CoradeeModeratorModerator Member

    As always your photos are beautiful as are your fish, Angels are fast becoming one of my favourites.
     
  7. RivieraneoModeratorModerator Member

    I agree thunder, great photos. I've always wanted a big angel tank. Please post more. :)
     
  8. Thunder_o_bFishlore VIPMember

    Thank you Coradee :)

    Angels, corys and ottos are always in one or more of our tanks. There is something that is just so personable about a full grown angel that you raised from a baby.

    Thank you Rivieraneo :)

    If I can not come up with the rest of the money to turn the 150 gallon into a reef tank I am thinking about turning it into an Amazon biotope for angels.

    This is Fred when he was very young before he and Ginger got together.
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    2a. Ginger at the same age.
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  9. BornThisWayBettasFishlore VIPMember

    Oh my gosh so pretty! Looks like her bottom fin (forgot what it's called) is a shade of blue/purple in some places! :D
     
  10. Thunder_o_bFishlore VIPMember

    Yes she was :) She she grew into quite the lady fish.

    That would be the analfin.

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    3a. Fred and Ginger in tannin water before a spawn.
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  11. BornThisWayBettasFishlore VIPMember

    They're so beautiful!!! :D Oh, thanks for reminding me what the fin was called haha, for some reason I can never remember lol!
     
  12. Thunder_o_bFishlore VIPMember

    They were a joy to watch :)
     
  13. BornThisWayBettasFishlore VIPMember

    I imagine so! Angelfish are so graceful, they truly do look like royalty when they swim!
     
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