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Re: A hera



Peter and Padre bought back 4 young fish, which became
2 pairs.  I distributed quite a few pairs.  Feed them
well and keep them in cool temperature(low 70). they
will produce.

Robert. 

--- Wright Huntley <jwwiii at pacbell_net> wrote:
> Hera have never become that common, out here. Even
> though I understand 
> our own Padre Derugin actually caught the type
> specimen on his trip with 
> Peter Tirbak and Andreas Kleisch in '97. [TDK 97/x]
> I am not sure if 
> they actually brought us any livestock from that
> trip, or if they all 
> went to Europe with Andreas.
> 
> The only local breeder I know who has (had?) them is
> John Boylan, and 
> there were only three pairs entered in WCW last
> April. IDK if any were 
> on the sale table, then.
> 
> I hope folks will keep us in mind when it comes time
> to distribute more 
> of them. :-) Nice fish, even if the females are a
> tad gaudy. ;-)
> 
> Wright
> 
> Scott Davis wrote:
> > Thank you Gary for the temperature info.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >>I find hera an interesting fish - on the "most
> likely to disappear from
> >>the AKA if not targeted" list.
> > 
> > 
> > I think you are correct that there is a danger of
> them disappearing from a
> > lot of the hobby. They were quite sought after
> around here up until this
> > last winter. Several very capable killie people
> really worked with them and
> > they were well spread around.
> > 
> > At the Michiana show, quite a few pairs and trios
> were available in the box
> > sale. By the auction they were selling for about
> half the box sale price.
> > That doesn't usually happen so dramatically. I
> think every time another bag
> > of hera came up, auctioneer Dave Hemmerline was
> tempted to start with, "ok,
> > who still doesn't have hera?"
> > 
> > It will be interesting to see what they are
> selling for in two years.
> > 
> > All the best!
> > 
> > Scott
> > 
> > 
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