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RE: Notho. leukei
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- Subject: RE: Notho. leukei
- From: "Brian R. Watters" <bwatters at sk_sympatico.ca>
- Date: Tue, 01 Apr 2003 07:58:59 -0600
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- In-reply-to: <26184.108.40.206.7.1049111447.squirrel at iceland_freeshell.org>
Tyrone Genade wrote:
> About 6 weeks ago I wet some peat of Notho. leukei "Luhule River TAN 02-8"
> I have another +/- 50 fry coming along (same packet of peat wet a further
> 4 weeks down the line). These are now a week old and since they aren't all
> dead I must assume they are eating something...
> So what am I feeding? .......I fed mainly Mike Reed's No-BS fry food.
N. luekei are VERY fussy eaters and I do not believe they will take any food
that is not live. There must be something other than the No-BS that they are
consuming. For these fry you need good "Infusoria" cultures and the trick is
to provide just enough food without putting too much of the culture medium
in with the fry. They are very sensitive to pollution.
> I have witnessed the fry in the 2L tub skim the surface and ingest the
> fine No-BS dust... or so it seems.
They may be at the surface but I very much doubt they are eating a dry
> Another NB observation, the fry hug the surface much like rainbowfish fry.
> And like rainbowfish fry they slowly descend into the water column as they
They also slowly descend after a few days if they are not getting enough
food - they starve and grow weak.
> P.P.P.S Just fishing: anyone out there still have kafuensis "Kayuni ZAM
> 97/1"??? Anyone at all?
I do not believe this population is still in the hobby. However, the ZAM
97-9 population is.
Brian R. Watters
University of Regina
Regina, Sask. S4S 0A2, Canada
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