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Re: Killies in Singapore
Forgive me for my off-topic question but would you know of Badis badis
burmanicus? Is it available in singapore? or does anyone else know
where i can find it?
---uncle scott <UNCLESCOTT at prodigy_net> wrote:
> It is a treat hearing from Singaporeans keeping killies. Your
> Ronnie are a bit on the warm end of the spectrum for some killies -
> are for some rainbows but you are obviously meeting that challenge
> would with killies by keeping up the water changes and feeding them
> their appetites rise with the mercury.
> However there are killies which especially do well in warmer weather
> The genus Aplocheilus, from India and South East Asia seem to thrive
> over, including even in rice paddies and waters pretty exposed to
> Some African savanna killies such as Ep. spilargyreus show very
> their color (such as it is) or spawn until warmer that your
> too the pupfishes, while seemingly "comfortable" at cooler
> far more prolific at Singapore's heat level or higher.
> You may also have an advantage over some of us, who keep cooler
> with the Nothobranchius and some of the annuals from Northern South
> America - the Pterolebias, Austrofundulus and Terranatos
> some of the Cynolebias/Simpsonichthys enthusiasts will mention some
> genus from Brazil. Especially important with many of those annuals is
> incubating their eggs about 80 degrees F. I'm sure that list members
> think of more "warm water killies".
> One of the neat things about keeping killies is that there are going
> some which match up with the temperatures of one's home. Welcome to
> and hobby! I look forward to hearing what killies you will enjoy
> By the way, in AKA Fish and Egg listings remembered as over twenty
> ago, there was a concern from Singapore that was exporting killies.
> Somebody, somewhere is still importing some of the Rice Fishes and
> Aplocheilus to the US along with other Asian fishes periodically
> commercial channels.
> All the best,
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