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06-26-2014, 11:09 PM #1
Wildcaught fish , trinidad
I've been busy since i last posted lol
Pike cichlid ,Crenicichla frenata, caught in a canal near where i live which was cleaned for land development , it's dried up now , i kept this one tho
Blue acara ,Aequidens pulcher,caught in same location as pike , unusually green almost "electric" coloration if u ask me , caught quite a few all were released
Gymnotus carapo , banded knifefish caught same place , kept one
Hoplias malabaricus , wolfish , caught in an agricultural pond in the east of the island , i ate this one .....
Awaous banana, caught in a mountain stream on the eastern part of the island
06-26-2014, 11:34 PM #2
astyanax fasciatus , made the mistake of placing some in a moderately planted tank
blue acara from a mountain stream
cichlasoma bimaculatum, eaten............
Erythrinus erythrinus , came from silty water others i caught at different locations have the red tipped fins
06-26-2014, 11:41 PM #3
cories !!! corydoras aeneus , i need to get more !
06-26-2014, 11:43 PM #4
DSC03157.jpgmy collection method , a small castnet imo stresses out fish the least and is easier to maneuver in those small pools of water
Last edited by GuppyAteMyDog; 06-26-2014 at 11:51 PM.
06-26-2014, 11:43 PM #5
Nice to see you round again.
that is awesome just being able to go out and catch "aquarium" fish in the wild like that.
how did you ID them?
06-26-2014, 11:52 PM #6
That's amazing !
06-27-2014, 05:05 AM #7Member Angelfish
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awesome. thanks for sharing the pics. The Acaras look amazing55 Gallon: Bluegill
29 Gallon: Pearl Gourami, Brilliant Rasbora, Bristle Nose
10 Gallon: Betta, Clown Pleco
06-27-2014, 12:43 PM #8
06-27-2014, 01:16 PM #9
06-27-2014, 02:40 PM #10
I'm jealous. You can go to a near-by pond and find a better selection than most LFS here were I liveIf you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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