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.
They also keep a wide range of coldwater fish for tanks and ponds including Golden Orfe, Blue Orfe, Goldfish, Shubunkins, all kinds of Oranda, Tench Etc You will also find 180 tanks of tropical fish from standard community fish to more unusual varieties.
A bream of 8lb 6oz, tench to 7lb and ide and orfe to 3lb 9oz have also been landed, most being caught very close in.
Andak was awarded during contests such as "Apollonia" in Greece in 1968, "Golden Orfe" in Bulgaria in 1969 and 1970, the "Spring Festival" in Israel in 1977, "Vina Del Mar" in Chile in 1983, the "World Song Contest in Los Angeles in 1984 and "Medifest" in Italy in 1985.
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.
When The SP followed with a series of Top Fish contests he scored with super fish, including barbel, chub and golden orfe.
Caton fished red and bronze maggots over a bed of joker, all fished long - 12.5m - which gave Pete a run of small carp and roach plus some bonus golden orfe.
Koi feed at a minimum depth of 3ft (1m), so avoid shallow pools, while orfe are active surface-feeders, which can grow to 18in (45cm) or larger and are unsuitable for small ponds.
The state port has been without a permanent director since last December, when Director Thomas Orfe resigned.