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Apistogramma bitaeniata 'rio tigre'

Discussion in 'Classified Ads - Buy or Sell' started by FIL, Feb 26, 2011.

  1. FIL

    FIL Member 5 Year Member

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    Hello,
    I am French and dwarf cichlid enthusiast for many years. I maintain and reproduces wild.
    Currently, I maintain and reproduce two species of Apistogramma bitaeniata Wild Apistogramma bitaeniata "Mamuri" but also Apistogramma agassizi Tefé Mutum and Ivanacara adoketa .
    I am looking for a new species bitaeniata: bitaeniata Apistogramma "rio tigre".
    Do you know if you can find this species in France or maybe you know someone who could offer me.

    Thank you in advance

    Nicolas
  2. Mike Wise

    Mike Wise Moderator Staff Member 5 Year Member

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    I don't know if they are in France, but I have tanks with breeders and others growing up fry. I brought my specimens back from Peru. They are truly beautiful fish!
  3. Jeremy Basch

    Jeremy Basch New Member 5 Year Member

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    Does that mean you will have some available soon Mike?
  4. Mike Wise

    Mike Wise Moderator Staff Member 5 Year Member

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    Yes, in a few months. The males are starting to sex out now. Once I take 'the pick of the litter', the rest are trade bait.
  5. tuna

    tuna Member 5 Year Member

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    Is it possible to get on the waiting list?
  6. Mike Wise

    Mike Wise Moderator Staff Member 5 Year Member

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    Sorry, I don't keep waiting lists; too many obligations that can create hard feelings if not fulfilled. Just to let everyone know, I breed for fun and don't try to make money off my fish/hobby. Many of the species that I keep are 'ugly', so I only breed to keep my species going. I much prefer to trade rather than sell - and you'd be surprised what I accept in trade sometimes.
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  7. Jeremy Basch

    Jeremy Basch New Member 5 Year Member

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    Are killifish, rainbows or catfish on that list?
  8. bussardnr

    bussardnr Member 5 Year Member

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    Fish aren't ugly. (dwarf cichlids anyway) They just aren't all gaudy.
  9. Mike Wise

    Mike Wise Moderator Staff Member 5 Year Member

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    Yes, these, too. I consider anything, as long as it doesn't grow too large.
  10. Tom C

    Tom C Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    To put them in with Mugsy, Mike? :cool:

    We collected the actual fish in a tributary to the Rio Tigre last October. It for sure is a beauty!

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  11. bussardnr

    bussardnr Member 5 Year Member

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    wow, thats really nice.
  12. Mike Wise

    Mike Wise Moderator Staff Member 5 Year Member

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    Mugsy has 'munched' a few specimens (small/deformed mouths/fins), but that is why I have it! Every conscientious breeder needs a culling fish. Hopefully trade fish won't be part of the menu!
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    animalmgc Member 5 Year Member

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    gorgeous fish Definetly on my want list
  14. FIL

    FIL Member 5 Year Member

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    Hi !

    Yes, really beautiful. Unfortunately, you can not find this Apistogramma in France :frown:
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    joekidd New Member 5 Year Member

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    Man I'm glad you brought some to GSLAS mike I haven't looked them up to see what they look like when adult very happy and seem to be growing pretty fast.
  16. slipstreamv2

    slipstreamv2 New Member 5 Year Member

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    Hey Mike,

    These fish look awesome! Do you know where I can get some, or are you willing to sell me some juvies?

    Thanks!

    Tried to PM you, but your box is full! :)
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    DJ_JD Member 5 Year Member

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    Mike could you put me on that waiting list? :wink:

    Let me know if you can

    Juan
  18. Mike Wise

    Mike Wise Moderator Staff Member 5 Year Member

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    My extras will be listed in this section once I cull and pick some for me. I don't take reservations. Probably available in a month or so. I can't keep my PM box empty for any length of time. Your best bet is to send me a personal email. It's listed in my profile section. I prefer it to PM.
  19. The-Influence

    The-Influence New Member

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    That is a awesome looking fish !! I have reds and orange I'd love ta get my hands one a few of them !


    Blake