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Biotecus opercularis

Discussion in 'Other South American Dwarf Cichlids' started by bussardnr, Feb 22, 2012.

  1. bussardnr

    bussardnr Member 5 Year Member

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    is anyone working with these?
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    wethumbs Active Member 5 Year Member

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    They are being raised commercially and available from Wetspot from time to time. I know of several people in the US keeping/breeding them.
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    ste12000 Member 5 Year Member

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    There are also several hobbiests keeping and maintaining this species here in the UK. The latest import of wild stock from the Rio Negro was late 2011. I didnt purchase any from the importer but recently picked up a wild pair from a aquarist who is closing down. Ive had them a little over a week and only now are they becoming more confident about exploring their enviroment. Beautiful little fish and im hoping to maintain these long term!

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    Rodr New Member 5 Year Member

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    Yes, I have my first babies right now. They have been laing eggs many times. But first now when I lovered the Ph. babies arrived.
    My 2 pairs came from GB.
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    animalmgc Member 5 Year Member

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    Always wanting these I finally ordered 6 from wetspotz was thinking of setting them up in a 20 long
    any advice would be helpful
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    these fish are very nice.. I was thinking about getting some but.. i was curious what would be good to put with these? Would they get along with dicrossus maculatus and microgeophagus altispinosus?