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Re: Killi summary #2
Dear Robert Save the message you just wrote .& after 3 years in the hobby
reread it again.....
----- Original Message -----
From: <RuevenM at aol_com>
To: <killietalk at aka_org>
Sent: Thursday, November 23, 2000 12:15 PM
Subject: Killi summary #2
> In a message dated 11/23/00 8:43:21 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> npanitvong at hotmail_com writes:
> << Subj: Killi summary #2
> Date: 11/23/00 8:43:21 AM Pacific Standard Time
> From: npanitvong at hotmail_com (Nonn Panitvong)
> Sender: owner-killietalk at aka_org
> Reply-to: killietalk at aka_org
> To: killietalk at aka_org
> Robert E wrote:
> >>Are they full size and the females plump before you sell them? Nothos
> >>a great commercial killie -- except for the food question, as you are
> >>finding out. Plus, people sell killies at too young of an age to shops.
> >>Get the fish to true adult size so they have some reserves to draw on
> >>are not still growing.<<
> When I first started with killi, which is 3 months ago, I read from
> somewhere that mature fish do not travel well. And I found it the hard
> that the statement was true. All of my trouble fish are breeders fish I
> received from a respectable breeder that never start eating and fading
> I think they are less adaptable to new environment than younger one,
> is despite my effort to match my water with the breeder's water.
> There is a BIG difference between OLD breeders that should never be
> sold and selling adult fish in the early prime of their life. Old fish do
> travel well, that is true. Adults travel just fine. Old fish, when moved,
> will many times not eat. Someone did you a disservice.
> >>NEVER let him put them with any Asian bred fish -- never!<<
> What is wrong with Asian bred fish? We love the fish as much as you do.
> REALLY! I know love just ain't enough sometimes. But what is so bad
> This is NOT a racial comment. Asian raised fish -- from big
> farms -- seem to have certain strains of bacteria? that they are immune to
> somewhat, but are deadly for wild South American fish, dwarf cichlids,
> and killies. It doesn't always happen, but it is A factor to consider when
> there is a PROBLEM. Prevention is easier than cure. I am not talking about
> individual hobbyists AT ALL, sorry if it sounded that way!
> Robert E.
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