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Re: Fp gardneri Akampa Dark Morph?
Hi guys, I hate to disagree here but, you're both wrong. It is actually Akankpa, Nigeria. And IMHO much easier to pronounce than Akamkpa :) I have put a map on my site to show you. There is no link from my killi page yet, but the direct url is http://www.petsforum.com/tfsri/nigeria.jpg Also, as further proof, check out the Nigerian House of Reps page at
http://www.lagos-online.com/representatives.htm scroll down to rep#78. He is the Akankpa rep. HTH. later, Ron
alt email: ron at 110_net
On Sun, 15 Oct 2000 20:48:43
Wright Huntley wrote:
>Jay-Scott Moylan wrote:
>> Hi Wright,
>> When I bought this pair at the Convention, they were clearly
>> labelled as Fundulopanchax gardneri Akampa. So that is what I have
>> studiously continued to label them. I got several species at the Convention
>> that were misspelled. And I'm talking about typed, printed labels!
>> Apparently, not all breeders are as meticulous as we might wish. I have
>> corrected those. Is "Akamkpa" correct rather than "Akampa?" I've looked
>> for the location in the BNL, but have seen about every gardneri but these.
>Perhaps because they are not actually GAR. <VBG>
>> Based on expert advice here, I will change it if you guys can state that
>> Akamkpa is the correct spelling.
>Go to the Arizona Club's site and look at the species summary from the new
>KMI by Ken L.
>I argued with him, and he convinced me that the unpronounceable spelling
>actually is the correct one, so I have changed mine to agree with the
>upcoming KMI location name.
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