orfe


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orfe

(ɔːf)
n
(Animals) a small slender European cyprinoid fish, Idus idus, occurring in two colour varieties, namely the silver orfe and the golden orfe, popular aquarium fishes. Compare goldfish
[C17: from German; related to Latin orphus, Greek orphos the sea perch]
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Koi feed at a minimum depth of 3ft (1m), so avoid shallow pools, while orfe are active surface-feeders, which can grow to 45cm or larger and are unsuitable for small ponds.
He is a retired tropical fish shop owner and watched the Golden Orfe grow from tiddlers into magnificent brightly-coloured adults.
During fiscal 1998 and 1999, Orfe was paid $39,000 from the fund, ostensibly as reimbursement for travel and meals.
While most sat it out for a big perch or orfe, Keith went after roach and accumulated 4-8-0 of them on bread tactics on peg 19, 5oz clear of local angler Roger Atkins.
Recent nets have included individual carp of up to 10lbs, with good numbers of tench and orfe about 6lbs.
There were seven children, aged between 14 and 16, five of whom caught carp, roach, perch and orfe.
The garden is also home to a pond, filled with around 40 koi carp and orfe and the couple make every effort to ensure hungry herons stay away.
When The SP followed with a series of Top Fish contests he scored with super fish, including barbel, chub and golden orfe.
Koi feed at a minimum depth of 3ft, so avoid shallow pools, while Orfe are active surface-feeders, which can grow to 18in (45cm) or larger and are unsuitable for small ponds.
5m - which gave Pete a run of small carp and roach plus some bonus golden orfe.
The pathway continues through a hazelnut arch, carrying on past damson, eucalyptus and tamarix trees, to a fenced pond, with a variety of fish including ghost koi and golden orfe.
The state port has been without a permanent director since last December, when Director Thomas Orfe resigned.