Visit To Wayne Toven’s Fishroom

Wayne Tovenis a longtime member of the Greater Akron Aquarium Society and is the. Wayne has played with various fish over the years and has a fishroom full of diverse fish. Wayne Has a little bit of everything in his fishroom, from labyrinth fish, cichlids, livebearers, eels, loaches, gobies, and more.

Dave had quite the collection of labyrinth fish. I’ve never seen so many Ctenopoma in my life!

Betta rutilans

Betta bellica

 

Betta falx

 

Betta unimaculata

 

Microctenopoma ansorgii

 

Ctenopoma kingsleyi

One of Wayne's monster Leopard Ctenopoma. This thing was 8-9"!

 

Ctenopoma occelatum

 

Microctenopoma fasciolatum

Wayne had some neat livebearers!

Brachyraphis rosen, the Cardinal Bishop. A poor photo of a fantastic fish.

Heterandria formosa "gold"

 

Leopard Goodeid

 

Xenotoca variata

Catfish were abundant in Wayne’s fishroom.

Brochis splendens

 

Corydoras ehrhardti

 

Corydoras napoensis

 

Corydoras sterbai

 

Electric Catfish

 

Panaque nigrolineatus

 

Synodontis decora

 

Synodontis euptera

Cichlids were common residents of Wayne’s tanks.

Pelmatochromis buettikoferi, a very cool uncommon cichlid.

 

Ptychochromis sp. "northern red fin"

 

Jack Dempsey

 

Neolamprologus marunguensis

 

Neolamprologus falcicula

Wayne loves loaches.

Botia almorhae

 

Botia sidthumunki

 

Tiger Loach

To add to the diversity of Wayne’s fishroom:

Melanotaenia lacustris

 

A large Polypterus senegalus

 

One of the many monster tinfoil barbs Wayne keeps

A big thanks to Wayne for giving me a tour to his fishroom!

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