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Re: Schooling killie's + Rivulus
Sam Murphy wrote:
>Being new to killiefish I am finding that I have some interest in keeping
>schooling killies such as the lamp eye panchax (aplocheilichthys
>macrophthalmus). I believe this is the species I see in some of the Amano
>plant book photos with the blue iridescent eyes.
Hello Sam, hello all on the list,
The fish with blue iridescent eyes mostly found in LFS (I've learn this
word, I use it ! good for my english) - at least in our country, France -
should be Aplocheilichtys normani, which is widespread in Africa from west
coast to Sudan. This is a pretty little fish, with very large blue eyes,
and laying very big eggs for such a dwarf killi... Other schooling killies
are belonging to the genus Epiplatys, and Procatopus for example. Don't
forget the magnificent Lamprichtys tanganykanus, if your income allows you
such an outlay !
The rivulus topic: I'm looking for eggs of large rivulus, such as R. igneus.
Additionnal topic: I'm looking for species of Aphanius (A. mento and A.