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Re: [Killietalk] Beginner's Annual opinions
Without a doubt Nothobranchius guentheri is by far the best annual to try
first. It is easy to breed, the incubation period is two months and the fry
take baby brine shrimp immediately. The young fish can be sexed out at 6
weeks to 2 months. They are a lovely red tailed Notho. Still just a bit
cold for me to ship any out - but would gladly send you a freebie or two
pairs in April.
Come to the AKA National Convention in Syracuse NY on May 23-25th to really
sink your feet into the mud! Also - I am sure you will hear - but there
are killie clubs in Pennsylvania - both sides of the state - Pittsburg and
----- Original Message -----
From: "Amber McNett" <mcnamb11 at pct_edu>
To: <killietalk at aka_org>
Sent: Monday, March 17, 2008 12:34 PM
Subject: [Killietalk] Beginner's Annual opinions
> Hello all, I am completely new to the killifish world, and will be
> ordering 2-3 pair of Fp. Gardneri as soon as the weather is tolerable in
> Pennsylvania. I would also like to order fish, or eggs, of an "annual"
> spawning species. I have been researching, but many sites seem to
> contradict each other- especially in the ease of keeping. I was hoping
> that someone could suggest a few fish that may suit my needs better than
> others. I would like something colorful (more salable in the event of
> overpopulation), my PH is 7.0-7.2 from the tap, and I would prefer a
> species without strict salinity level requirements. I can plant the tank,
> or add synthetic mops. Heating is not a problem. Obviously, being a
> newbie, I am all about high success rates in hatching and breeding. Any
> help would be much appreciated.
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