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May 2011 – 28 Cool Fish

In 28 Cool Fish on May 24, 2011 at 12:16 am

28 cool fish seen recently at the big 3.. Dragon, Aquatic Kingdom, and of course Big Al’s Miss..

Both Aquatic and BA got African shipments in recently.. lots of cool stuff..

#1

Extra large Aba Aba at Aquatic Kingdom

#2

Aluminum catfish (Chrysichthys sp) at Aquatic Kingdom

#3

Nice size red eye tetras (Arnoldichthys spilopterus) at Aquatic Kingdom

They have some teeth!

 #4

Cute 2" long Fahaka puffers at Aquatic Kingdom

#5

2 ft long african arowana (Heterotis) at Aquatic Kingdom

#6

Really nice juvenile Powder Brown Tang at Aquatic Kingdom

#7

Savanna tetras - a rarely seen little tetra - at Aquatic Kingdom

#8

Nice wild Pelvicachromis sacrimontis (Scarlet Kribs) - at Aquatic Kingdom

#9

Mormyrops sp, sometimes called freshwater dolphins - at Aquatic Kingdom

#10

Unidentified sp of giraffe catfish.. at Aquatic Kingdom

#11

Gymnallabes typus (eel catfish) at Aquatic Kingdom. This cool cat is rarely imported..

#12

Arowana knifefish (Papyrocranus afer).. rarely seen African knifefish at Aquatic Kingdom

#13

Juvenile Cuban cichlids at Dragon

#14

Haven't seen large gold barbs as nice as these for a long time.. at Dragon

#15

Large Datnoides campbelli (NGT) at Dragon

#16

Super nice Red Eye Diamond at Dragon

#17

Super bright orange cray at Dragon

#18

School of silver arowana at Dragon

#19

This bright red discus variety was labelled "Tiger Pigeon Blood" at Dragon

#20

Two Campylomormyrus species (long nose elephantnose fish) at Big Al's Miss

#21

Chunky juvenile cobalt blue discus at Big Al's Miss

#22

Congochromis dimidiatus at Big Al's Miss

Rarely seen African dwarf.. these are only an inch long..

#23

Really interesting new guppies coming from far East.. seen at Big Al's Miss

#24

Red tail, black body, red head.. wow - these were at Big Al's Miss a few months back

#25

Some nice LDA01 - not many Brazilian plecos available recently - these are nice - at Big Al's Miss

#26

Really nice Bemba Orange Flames (Tropheus moori) at Big Al's Miss

#27

Young Synodontis notatus at Big Al's Miss

#28

Nice Synodontis schoutedeni at Big Al's Miss

Also saw Nannochromis parilius (BA), unidentified Pelvicachromis sp, maybe Calabar (AK), Ctenopoma ansorgii (BA), Short body flowerhorns (Dragon), and a strange little goby (AK).