Fishes Names

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  1. AfricaOffroad

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    Every time a fish arrives in the tank, the 5 year old twins are quick to name it.
    Some of them are quite clever:

    1) blue damsel - Bablu
    2) pair of convict tangs (that constantly squabble, but insist on swiming almost on top of each other) - Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee
    3) green leaf wrasse - Coral
    4) longnose puffer - Puffery
    5) prawn goby - Kevin (after the illusive bird in the movie "UP")
    6) orange spotted jaw fish - KTM (the wife named this one, it arrived on Saturday same time as my new crated KTM 300XC, lets just say the wife was surprised:nono:)
    7) cleaner shrimp - The Walking Fish
    8) tiny purple pseudochromis - Barbie
    9) bangai cardinal - Spike


    Amazing how the kids love this marine tank. 13 year old daughter and 5 year old twins spend hours with a chair pulled up in and stare endlessly at the action.
     
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  3. viper357

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    lol, my daughter has named my two clown fish Bob and Fred.
     
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    I have a blue cheek goby named after a popular construction guy .... Anthony the builder .... as he always carting small rocks all over the tank and "constructing" something or the other
     
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    Mr. Grumpy as my second half calls him. [​IMG]
     
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    Those fish names are really cute. Very imaginative, also nice to hear that the kids sit and watch the fish (what a refreshing change).
     
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    I thought of packing the tank in a few months ago, and the kids were in tears.
     
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    How is spike? Looking better without another harassing him?

    My fish kinda have names as well
    But i cnt seem to recall them right now lol
     
  9. AfricaOffroad

    AfricaOffroad Thread Starter

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    Spike is doing real well.
    Took about 2 days to settle down, now eats very well.
    Bought 2 Pajama Cardinals a few days ago, they tried to pally up with him. he didn't take too kindly to that:nono:.

    Now they keep their distance from him.
    Thanks for the deal.
    Pin Cushion and star polps are all doing very well.
     
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