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How many out there name their fish?

I had a dominant male cobalt zebra named "Norm" (after Norman Bates). Can you guess what his personality was like?
 

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My oscar is Oscar, my pleco is Willie (One Eyed Willie, only has 1 eye), and my Silvertip Cat is Sparky. :D
 

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Most of the fish in my tank are named. If I can tell them apart from the others they get a name. I also usually do a theme for each species. I know, I'm strange.

My Ps. Crabros - M-Horatio, F-Esperanza, F-Esmerelda, F-Enid
M. Callainos M-Claudius (he's deformed)
M. Maingano Adult-Winston Churchill, the 4 babies don't have names yet
Ps. Acei - M-Frank Sinatra, F-Audrey Hepburn, F-Marilyn Monroe
My bn plecos are Grizzly Adams and his wife

I can't tell my julies or multies apart yet, but when I can, they'll get names too.
 

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I call everything by their species name, the Red Shoulder, the Red Empress, the labs, etc. Except for my wild caught A. Aquilonium, who is Wildman (he is not at all wild acting, tho), and my ngara flametail and blue neon, which I got at the same time. They are Mutt and Jeff.
 

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I have names for 22 of my fish. I also have another 20 I have not named yet. Some are funny; I have 2 Kadandos that I call Badda and bing, 2 Yellow labs are mellow and yellow, I had 3 bumble bees Bum, Bull, and Bee Bull killed bee tho. I have a male kenyi named Ken. An Acei named Ace, Venustus named Vick, Blue Johanni- John, and Senegal Bichir- Dino to name a few
 

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Most of my fish don't have names.

My gorgeous male German Red peacock is "Red" (original I know) and the rubberlip pleco is Steve (Stevie Wonder..he has no eyes -he used to be in with the mbuna-and my girlfriend would always say "I wonder where the blind pleco is?" so..).
The OB Peacock is Moo-rice (like Maurice, but moo) and the dominant male Jalo Reef is Jerkboy. Other than that I just use the species name and their status or size (dom male socolofi, largest female Jalo Reef, etc.

Oddly, I have named most of the inhabitants of my girlfriends saltwater tank.
Skunk cleaner shrimp is Jacques (yes, from finding nemo)
Coral banded shrimp is Francine (its actually a male, but he doesn't seem to care)
the two Emerald crabs are Herman and Maud (mated pair)
Starry Belnny is Gus (looks more like Jabba the Hut, but she didn't like that)
Tomato clown is Tigger (he has two white stripes instead of the normal single)
The yellowtail damsel is Dart
and the serpent star is Sid

She thinks I am nuts.
 

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In general I do not name any of my fish...

If they do something or have a mark that earns them a name it will sometimes stick...

My girlfriend gives some of them silly names but they rarely stick...

As of right now none of my 69 Cichlids (not including fry) have names...

I do refer to fish by their source, as in "Rapps Blue" meaning the Blue Dempsey I got from Jeff Rapps... but I consider that a description not a name...
 

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everytime i've ever named a fish, it died within a few weeks. I gave up naming them years ago, I consider it bad luck now!
 

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Ha, I love willy.

I named all my fish
Red Devil - Memnoch
Flowerhorn - Titas
Orange Pike - Dick
Rainbow Shark - Mufasa (Girlfriend insisted that should be the name, sigh)
Betta - Leonardo
3 Plecos - P cubed
Angel - Angel, original I know
 

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memnoch is an awesome name for a red devil!
 

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My 4yrs old cousin asked me what am I gonna name my new fish (flowerhorn). I haven't given a name to a fish since i was about 6yrs old or so. hmmm got me thinking does anyone here still give their fish a name? :D I can't imagine name the fishes in my larger tanks. I'll loose track on whose who.

By the way, she name my FH "Stephanie". Since the FH is too small to sex i'll just keep calling it Stephanie even if its a male. :D
 

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I do but only after they have earned it-I base their names on personality for example my umbee has two names-Beast and Psycho :lol:
 

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I call my 4 year old Texas Cichlid-(big now)- Ol' Tex... :D ... I will have to think about the others-if any I wish to name... hmmm... :fish:
 

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I name most of my fish.....

FW fish:
Pinky the blood parrot
Tex the texas cichlid (how original!)
Irwin the oscar
Mugsy the OB peacock
Fat [email protected]@rd the yellow lab

SW fish:
Sunny De the yellow tang
Zip and Zap the 3 stripe damsels

There are several other fish that have no names even though I've had them for awhile. I also have a new lunare wrasse (SW) that has no name although Lunatic seems rather appropriate!!
 

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In a remarkably lazy way -- I've named most of my fish.

The peacock in my avatar is named "Mr.Big".

Another peacock I have, a little smaller than Mr.Big is named "Mr. Not-so-big."

Also:
Mr. Victorian (a male Nyererei)
Mr. Brown (a 5-bar)
Mr. Sideways (a maladjusted little Victorian who swims sideways)
Mr. Orange (a leleupi tang..sp.?)
Mr. Mustache (pronounced moo-stash, because I think he would have a French accent -- he's a powder-blue, maybe hybrid, with a mustache-stripe above his mouth).

...yeah, I know.
 
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