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What Names Have You Given Your Fish?

Discussion in 'Tropical Discussion' started by branjie, Jul 25, 2007.

  1. branjie

    branjie Member

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    Hi all, just curious to know what names people have given their fish. My kids have helped me name mine, so the names aren't too original, but I managed to hold back on using one suggestion from my son "Fishy Fish Fish". Anyway, here's what I've called mine:

    Black Ghost Knife Fish: Space Ghost
    Guppies x 4: the Guppie Gang
    Rummy Nose Tetras x 5: The Rummy Round Up
    Dwarf Gourami: Alistair
    Crown Tail Betta: still trying to name him
    Mollies x 2: Polly and Molly
    Swordtails x 2: Nemo and Elmo
    Clown Loaches x 2: The Tiger Twins
    Plecos x 2: Kirby and Dyson
     
  2. kewskills

    kewskills PM me if you want anything.

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    lets see, i have: all Mollies

    Nemo
    George
    Dory
    Twinkle
    Long tail
    Koffee
    Smudge

    not all original but all loved. i haven't named the rest as there are too many, the above are my favs
     
  3. branjie

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    Those names are all really cute :).
     
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    The kids named our two Ancistrus Eddie and Stobart. Also one of the pencil fish is called Gilly, as he damaged one of his gill covers fighting with another male one day.

    The kids named our two Ancistrus Eddie and Stobart. Also one of the pencil fish is called Gilly, as he damaged one of his gill covers fighting with another male one day. The apisto's are called Mr Man and Little Miss.
     
  5. chibi

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    I don't name my fish because I always forget their names. :lol:
     
  6. PlecMama

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    Plecs are in my sig and my son's big goldfish are called The Bish Brothers because when he got them he couldn't say fish and he was calling them "my bishes" :wub:

    I also have a pair of banjo catfish that we call The Weirdos - because they are weird looking and they buzz at you if you touch them! and a few Hatches that fly around together that we call The B Squadron.
     
  7. Ziggi

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    My old Betta's were Issac (my male), Gabriella (blue female), annnd I think Ruth was the third (red) female ... but I forget, my friends named the two females while I names my yellow male. Man I miss them (they were too aggressive toward each other and I was too new to fish keeping to know what to do. So I returned them ... So off topic though).

    My current Mollies are Sarah, Alex and Ray... still trying to sex the younger two (alex and ray) so they've got unisex names. then there's Sarah's 9 fry ... 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8, and 9, lol! : :rolleyes:
     
  8. Mikaila31

    Mikaila31 Always Watching

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    The names I have used are:
    spike-German blue ram
    Lady, camie- swordtail
    bose, devil, thor-boeseami rainbows
    I don't make a habit of it and it takes over a year for them to get a name. I just adress them as girl, boy, or guys. Until a name pops into my head one day while I'm watching them, it takes a long time for that to happen :lol: .
     
  9. Hollymolly4

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    My betta's name is Skye. My oldest dd wanted to name it sky because it's blue so I talked her into spelling it different. I have a mostly red platy my youngest dd had to name Lightning (McQueen) The rest are not named because we lost a few and I wasn't too excited to name them. I had a fish a few years ago I just had to name Murrey (Old Madonna movie)
     
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    i use generic names

    my giant gourami - gourami
    biggest parrots - big parrot
    nicest color parrot - nice parrot
    adopted parrot - mean parrot (he always tries to attack me!)

    i just find names fitting for them
     
  11. invader

    invader I'm a girl.

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    Usually I call my fish their common name, but shortened...

    "The ornate"
    "The keyhole"
    "The knife"

    Only three of my fish have names:

    One of my jurupari cichlids is Stumpy, because he has a deformed mouth from getting a piece of gravel stuck in it AGES ago. The other two are bettas: Melvin and Moustache (said "moose-tash").

    All of my other animals have names: scorpion is Ralph, millipede is Milton, and the cats KC and Sam. :)
     
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    I named two of my Hi-Fin platys Bubblegum and Flame( They are black with orange)
     
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    One of my Congo Tetras is called Chloe
    My Plec is called Kerry
    I have Steve the Phantom with a big fat eye he's a character
    My Rainbow Ram are called Dodge and Ram
     
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    My Snowflake Moray is Frosty and my Whitelip Moray is Caliban

    The only other fish that we've named is the Dragon Wrasse who is Fiona MKII
     
  15. Ian H

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    mine are named by the gf, so they are a bit crap :lol: :blush:

    common plec: Costy-baby (costy as in second half of plecostomus not price wise! and baby because well he was a baby)
    bristle nose plec: The grumpus (right old grumpy sod!)
    German blue ram: Pretty (it sucks i know)
    Climbing spotted perch: Raj (no idea, just like the name)
    Amano shrimp: Shrimpy (we have a few, but theres one that stands out since he has a blue tint to him after i forgot about him after dosing for ich!!, he's ok though :lol:)
     

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