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Mike Wise
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Mike Wise

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No, Tom, I am getting a lot of SPAM every day. How large is the email? Jul 29, 2018

    1. Mike Wise
      Mike Wise
      No, Tom, I am getting a lot of SPAM every day. How large is the email?
    2. Tom C
      Tom C
      Hi Mike,
      Is your mailbox full? I'm trying to send you emails, but I'm only receiving delivery error messages!
    3. Mike Wise
      Mike Wise
      My guess is that they're domestic. Your present water values should be fine, although I would lower the conductivity a bit.
    4. Chris Sytsma
      Chris Sytsma
      Mike, I have 5 mail Hongsloi males bought at club auction, I have females arriving tomarrow. I already bough 1 female. I Need some suggestions or secrets to get themn to breed. The males are Lovely and would like to perpetuate their genes. I have bred other species. Perameters at around 60 on conductivity, ph around 6.5 sand with Oak leaf tanins and peat moss. thanks, chris
    5. Mike Wise
      Mike Wise
      Hi Johnny, I don't breed apistos for re-sale. I normally trade fish for fish. I only keep fish that aren't found in the commercial trade
    6. Johnny S Jackson
      Johnny S Jackson
      Hey Mike do you ship to California? If so what kind of apistogramma do you have for sale?
    7. hey
      Hello Mike, I have recently moved to Denver too and wondered if you have any species for sale - particularly Cacatuoides?
      1. Mike Wise
        Mike Wise
        Sorry, the only apistos I have now for sale/trade are A. wolli and A. sp. (aff. luelingi) Cristal. I haven't kept common apistos for a while lately.
        May 20, 2018
    8. Mike Wise
      Mike Wise
      Always interested in sources of dwarf cichlids. I suggest you list species & prices on the forum for all to see.
    9. Michel
      Hi, Mike.
      We are a company of Amazonian ornamental fish and we have many species of Apistogrammas.
      I would like to offer on this forum. Are you interested?
    10. Damien
      Dear Mike, I was previously in contact with Tom C about apistogramma cruzi true species. Mark and Tom sent me some and I reproduced them few years ago.
      I am at the moment trying to find one or two female of that species (I lost them when I had my first boy).
      Today I am trying to reproduce Apistogramma True Cruzi but I have no female anymore. Do you still have those fishes? Do you know anyone keeping those fishes?
      1. Mike Wise
        Mike Wise
        I'm sorry but I have never kept the true cruzi. As far as I know the only time it was collected recently was by Tom, in 2011 I believe. Extras that Tom didn't keep were sold to an exporter by his collector/guide and sold commercially under the name A. Christoff. It just is too hard to collect regularly for commercial sale. AFAIK all true cruzi are offspring from this collection.
        Sep 20, 2017
      2. Damien
        Thanks a lot for your answer Mike! And If you hear about true cruzi you know I am interested ;-) kind regards. Damien.
        Sep 21, 2017
    11. apistodave
      Hello Mikey-keep up the good work:-)
    12. Shane Puthuparambil
      Shane Puthuparambil
      Hello Mike. Looking for an Apistogramma Exporter that will supply around 50 fish, I live in Portland, OR. Any advice?
    13. Mike Wise
      Mike Wise
      Locally, no, but this is a common apisto. Have you checked Wet Spot's web site?
    14. Cameron Kirkwood
      Cameron Kirkwood
      Hey Mike I was recommended to you via the rocky mountain cichlid association. I am on a hunt for a certain fish and was told you may be able to help me. I'M searching high and low for apistogramma borellii opals. ANY leads would be very much appreciated
    15. Roland Holtz
      Roland Holtz
      I am looking for speakers for our club, Greater Portland Aquarium Society, for next year. We meet the second Sunday of the month at 3:00. I am just starting to set the line up, so dates at this point are pretty open. Would you be interested/ available for giving a talk. If so let me know which dates would work best for you. Short fight from Denver!
    16. Mike Wise
      Mike Wise
      Sorry, but I know no one who ships small order internationally. I'm in Peru right now. Check back on trans. in Oct. Mike
    17. Bones
      Hi Mike,
      Mike I live in Bermuda. Do you know anybody that exports small orders of Apistos & South American Dwarf Cichlids to Bermuda? Any help would be appreciated. Also I read that you have an authorised translation of Die Buntbarsche Amerikas by Ingo Koslowski, Great book but only in German would love to get a translation for my kids. Thanks for your time, your outstanding reputation precedes you. Cheers, Jay
    18. Mike Wise
      Mike Wise
      Yes, have lived in Denver for 35+ years. Member of the Colorado Aquarium Society since 1977. Not affiliated w/any pet store.
    19. Mikemm
      Are you currently in Colorado? Affiliated with any groups/fish stores there?
    20. mematrix
      Cool thank you Mike
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