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Old 12-06-2012, 01:55 PM   #1
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New fish species found in North America


It's called the Etheostoma Obama and named after the President.....
It's a freshwater speedy perch and only found in one creek.............not sure where thou?
Looks cool for sure.
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Old 12-06-2012, 02:07 PM   #2
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Looks like Tennessee? Thats a pretty little fish would make an awesome native tank

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Old 12-06-2012, 02:13 PM   #3
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It sure would. I saw Tenn. but wasn't sure if this was one of the 5 creek fish they are talking about..
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Old 12-06-2012, 02:27 PM   #4
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One good looking fish.
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I want a breeding pair named Barry and Michelle.
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Pretty fish. I'd give him a special name too...

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I want a breeding pair named Barry and Michelle.
HAhahahaaha.... yes, that would be lovely.
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Any reason why you posted this twice?

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Any reason why you posted this twice?

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I had it posted in the lounge and I then realized it should go in the fish section and so did the moderator...my bad
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Old 12-06-2012, 09:00 PM   #10
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Hopefully in a few years I can start my Patriot Biotope Tank, with all these fish and American flag fish



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Old 12-07-2012, 01:09 AM   #11
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I kinda want one of these, not for its name, but because its so darn pretty!!
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Pretty sure I'd give up a shrimp tank in order to create a biotope for these critters.

Yes, that is the earth you just felt shaking. Me - giving up a shrimp tank.
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Hopefully in a few years I can start my Patriot Biotope Tank, with all these fish and American flag fish


I wonder if there's any species named after more classic presidents like Washington, Jefferson, and Lincoln. It seems like those would be the first choice.
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Pretty sure I'd give up a shrimp tank in order to create a biotope for these critters.

Yes, that is the earth you just felt shaking. Me - giving up a shrimp tank.

I wouldn't give up my shrimp tank... Id devote a whole new tank to these beauties.
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All commonly called 'darter'
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