New 55g Pics + 33 Malawi!

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish and Tank Photos' started by Marc, Apr 10, 2006.

  1. MarcWell Known MemberMember

    Finally got a few more decent pics :)

    Attempt at a Gourami shot:
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    My FAVORITES - Buffei Cats
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    Decent community shot
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    Malawi Tank
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    Some of the Cichlids
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    Cichlids and Synodontis
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  2. atmmachine816Fishlore VIPMember

    Very nice Marc. I see you finally got the tank up. Any chance you can take a full tank shot of them? I really like the cichlid pics.

    Austin
     




  3. MarcWell Known MemberMember

    I've tried. It's a bad camera and the fish just don't want to sit still! :D
     




  4. newbie101Well Known MemberMember

    cool 8)
     




  5. ButterflyModeratorModerator Member

    Very nice pictures!!
    Carol
     
  6. chickadeeFishlore VIPMember

    Beautiful pictures and great fish!

    I am so glad to hear that someone else has naughty fish that don't pose well for the camera :D. (although Marty can be a ham)

    I love all the color in the fish - you have a gorgeous assortment. and I love your cats too.

    Rose
    :)
     
  7. newbie101Well Known MemberMember

    my pleco doesn't pose at all! I caught him out today (Wow!) and as soonas the camera came out he was gone in a whirl of brown.
     
  8. IsabellaFishlore VIPMember

    Marc, you have such a beautiful tank and fish. You did a great job on it. I love it :)
     
  9. MarcWell Known MemberMember

    My 55g looks hideous - I didn't think about the gravel when I bought it. It's black and neon blue and horrible looking. I also have two breeder boxes and a bag in the water so there is no surface movement (I want baby pearl gouramis!). The Malawi tank, on the other hand, DOES look nice :)
     
  10. Janmitch22Valued MemberMember

    You did a great job,Marc. I'm trying to flesh out my tanks as well, with plants and fish and stuff. 

    How do you like that synodontis? I think I want one/a couple/five hundred.
     
  11. MarcWell Known MemberMember

    It's really cool! After a few days they'll swim around the tank but they pretty much stick to the rocks, especially when I had just got them. They lose that pattern when they get bigger, but their fins look even better! They basically get spots - but the fins are, well, amazing.

     

    Those pictures make them look worse than they really are (at least the ones I've seen), but show a good view of the fins!
     
  12. beckers4orangesValued MemberMember

    i give you an A...thats a really long tank with some beautiful fish too
     
  13. JasonWell Known MemberMember

    Great tanks, I remember when I bought my Synodontis Eupterus he was 1" long and he was a litte beautifully coloured scaredy cat now he is a huge 7" monster and has lost his nice pattern but he is still cute.
     
  14. dahlyValued MemberMember

    I love your cichlids!
     
  15. CraigWell Known MemberMember

    fantastic tanks!!! looks really well :D

    C W
     
  16. MarcWell Known MemberMember

    Thanks!
     
  17. ncjeValued MemberMember

    Hey Marc. some nice fish in your cichlid tank. Might I make a small suggestion? Add a little shell grit to the substrate to give your tank some buffer. Also those fish would thank you if provided a little more cover. Is it a male only tank? I notice the fish are rather small sized still as they get older they may become a little pushy over space so cover is always good for these guys.
     
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