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Re: [Killietalk] off topic - rare anabantoids
The Texas Betta Club is having a big show the first weekend in June.
One of the special things that we having going on is ALOT of wild fish
coming in with collection location information. This is something kind
of new for the betta folks. I do not have all of the details but Wally
(our club president) has made some special arrangements with folks over
there to collect us some need stuff. All of which will hit the auction
on Sunday. I know at out last show there was some proxy bidding going
--- gemjunkie <gemjunkie at comcast_net> wrote:
> This is one thing I do know something about. I've been at the wild
> for years and the species in question are not often available. These
> particular species you are asking for are also expensive fish. Pairs
> albimarginata range in price from $60 a pair to $120 per pair.
> range in price from $150 each (not able to pick sex that way) to $300
> a pair
> (give or take $50), but at least you get a pair. (Unless you know a
> wholesaler and are willing to buy $1200 worth [or more] of fish at a
> time of
> course. Then the price can be as low as $45 each for macrostoma and
> $30 each
> for albimarginata but no garantee on sex and no refunds for losses
> and you
> will have 50 to 100 extra fish.)
> I've been dealing with people overseas and here in the US for wild
> and when they are available, and you have the cash to spare, I'd
> getting them while you can.
> The IBC SMP program also occasionally has fish available through
> (www.ibcbettas.org) If nothing else, there is some ok, information.
> Unfortunately, the SMP part of the IBC site is going under some
> right now and much of the information is not correct (I've learned
> this by
> trial and error with over a dozen species over the years).
> Any way, many of the species don't need such strick requirements as
> albimarginata or macrostoma. Both of these species are usually only
> available during certain times of year as well. BTW, I have never
> either of these species offered by the IAA to the general public.
> But that's just me...
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Diego Cubas" <diego_cubas123 at yahoo_com>
> To: "killifish discussion list" <killietalk at aka_org>
> Sent: Friday, May 13, 2005 8:15 AM
> Subject: RE: [Killietalk] off topic - rare anabantoids
> >I would want a macrostoma pair. It seems that at the
> > moment they dont have any albimarginata available.
> > Diego
> > --- Chris <cgraseck at optonline_net> wrote:
> >> Evidently that website does not like my
> >> anti-spy-software. I can't get
> >> past the front page.
> >> I wouldn't mind having a pair of Betta albimarginata
> >> though. Are they
> >> offering any.
> >> Cheers,
> >> Christopher Graseck
> >> Rye, NY
> >> "Let us learn to dream, then perhaps we shall find
> >> the truth. But let us
> >> beware of publishing our dreams before they have
> >> been put to the proof
> >> of the waking understanding. -August Kekule-
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: killietalk-bounces at aka_org
> >> [mailto:killietalk-bounces at aka_org] On
> >> Behalf Of Robert Goldstein
> >> Sent: Friday, May 13, 2005 9:55 AM
> >> To: killietalk at aka_org
> >> Subject: [Killietalk] off topic - rare anabantoids
> >> Off topic note. . Rare anabantoids are for sale from
> >> the International
> >> Anabantoid Association (IAA). See their website
> >> www.geocities.com/iaa_betta.
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