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Re: [Killietalk] New Congo shipment & other stuff
So good to hear that more fish are making it into the hobby. Funny, it always
seems like the Brits are doing this kind of importing. But that could be my
imagination combined with the Khartoum Sun.
I should be traveling to Southern Sudan before the end of August to search for
killies. I found the right people to get me there safely and have the correct
I need to do some research about Talapia fish farming. When the fish ministry
in Sudan found out that I know a little about fish (emphasis on little, they
expressed great desire for me to help them in return them helping me with the
Nothos. Any good sites for fish farming Talapia?
Baking away again in Margaritaville...
--- Tim Addis <timaddis at killifish_force9.co.uk> wrote:
> A Congo shipment arrived in the UK this week. All killies are featured on
> the west African site here....
> Is this A.labarrei? It looks similar but different & it certainly has
> labarrei's aggressiveness. Three pairs in my tanks which are very heavily
> planted out. These are bad boys..
> Only one male Aphyoplatys duboisi but what a fish. We are hoping for a
> female in the Aphyoplatys duboisi bag which are very frail & small.
> Epiplatys were present in the form of E.chevalieri which are neon green on
> the flanks. A very nice fish. Also E.spilargyreus were found, mostly males
> but 2 females are in my tanks.
> My fish house is just about at breaking point with TAAG fish but another
> shipment from Nigeria is coming in next week.
> I am maintaining imports from 3 years ago but some of these are very weak in
> providing enough eggs to pass on.
> Conservation is not easy.
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Joe Bulterman, Academic Manager
Cambridge International Training Center
Code 12217, P.O. Box 15018
Khartoum, REPUBLIC OF THE SUDAN
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