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Re: Akure Albinos??
In a message dated 9/26/98 12:44:57 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
mreid at voyager_net writes:
<< I got Akure from Bob Tornatore several years ago, beautiful fish. On a
couple fo spawns saw very light fry but after a few weeks they were
gone. On a later spawn I saw 4 of them, and I removed them and raised
them separately. They were albinos. I find that they dont seem to see
as well and cannot compete with the regular Akure for food. When raised
togetyher they grow slower, probably from less food. They do give more
eggs, I think they cannot find the eggs as well as reg Akure so they eat
less of them. I keep both kinds now.
Well, apparently these that I have are descendants from some of YOURS, as
you are the one that the fellow list member got them from. So, my question has
definitely been answered. These seem to be doing well so far, but I will keep
a close eye on them and move them if necessary. Thanks for confirming my