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New book on dwarf cichlids!

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Mike Wise, Sep 20, 2005.

  1. Steven Simpson Books

    We are the UK book trade distributor for Sudamerikanische Zwergcichliden/South American Dwarf Cichlids. This new title was published in Germany on 10th October ; stock will be available in the UK very soon when all orders will be filled as a matter of priority.
  2. Oupsy

    Oupsy New Member 5 Year Member

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    Hi Mike, i'm really interested and looking forward to it.

    I bought Koslowski's book in german, and can't really use it as my german is not good at all and online translators are not any better than me :(

    Regards

    Oupsy
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    blueblue Active Member 5 Year Member

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    i see; though i am still a little bit disappointed, i could understand and
    i am looking forward to receiving the books from you soon ^.^
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    Sime New Member 5 Year Member

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    There is an update to the Aqualog Southamerican Cichlids II book, (2005) "Aqualog Extra The Latest Apistogramma" . Would this be worth having in addition to Sudamerikanische Zwergcichliden/South American Dwarf Cichlids??

    Sime
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    blueblue Active Member 5 Year Member

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    I am not sure but i have ordered it as well.... hope it is a good reference ^.^
  6. Mike Wise

    Mike Wise Moderator Staff Member 5 Year Member

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    I have the Aqualog Extra. It has some nice photos, but contains no species that the new DATA special publication doesn't already have. I already have made 28 corrections in my copy of Aqualog Extra. Of course, it is only half the price of the DATZ book, but it has only about ¼ of the apisto species/forms shown in the DATZ book. To be comparable to the DATZ publication, you will also need Aqualog's Southamerican Ciclids II & its supplements. The Aqualog Extra is, after all, just a 'super-size supplement' for SACII (which does not show any Laetacara species; they are in SACI).

    If you want additional photos of apistos (as I do) then it is well worth the $15, but otherwise you will do better with the DATZ publication.
  7. Chris(wildcaught!)

    Chris(wildcaught!) New Member 5 Year Member

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    Anyone else who ordered the book "Sudamerikanische Zwergcichliden/South American Dwarf Cichlids" from the german site. I did in late september and haven't received the book yet. Was it not published until October 10th, in Germany aswell? I want the book asap, getting sick and tired of waiting.

    Blueblue I will tell u what Apistogramma price range is in Sweden. The usual ones starts at 8$ up to 15$ each. The priciest I have seen was A. Elizabethae wildcaught red variant at 100$ for a pair. More rare species (in Sweden atleast) is normally around 50-60$ for pair.
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    Tom C Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Chris.
    I ordered the book from the german site, and the book arrived here three days ago.
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    blueblue Active Member 5 Year Member

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    Thanks Chris for the info. Are you talking about retail or wholesale price?
    The price is so attractive... ^.^

    P.S.: A. Elizabethae wildcaught red variant at 100$ for a pair.
    here in HK, the price was about that (a little bit higher) in 2003, 2004,
    but it rises up a lot since then... ~.~" ...
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    Chris(wildcaught!) New Member 5 Year Member

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    Blueblue I mean retail price.

    Regards / Chris
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    blueblue Active Member 5 Year Member

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    i see... ^.^
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    mummymonkey Member 5 Year Member

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    The book arrived today. Looks excellent at first glance.
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    blueblue Active Member 5 Year Member

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    i have just received the book; i like the photos and the
    concise descriptions. My quick feeling is that, it is a real
    good book, and thanks Mike and many friends in the forum
    for the recommendations.
    Will have more sharings after reading it ^.^
  14. Chris(wildcaught!)

    Chris(wildcaught!) New Member 5 Year Member

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    Now I have the book, after weeks of waiting!. It looks good although the text is somewhat small. Still better to have small text than to have small pictures, i guess.

    Cheers / Chris
  15. Mike Wise

    Mike Wise Moderator Staff Member 5 Year Member

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    I just received 25 copies of the new DATZ dwarf cichlid special publication! For those interested in getting this book, I will be able to sell them for US$31.00. This includes mailing in the USA at book rate. For those in the USA who want it air mail etc. - or those outside of the USA - I will have to add the extra cost of special mailing. I will sell 24 copies (1 is mine!). PM me if you want 1 reserved. I will sell them to the first 24 people who PM me here (I already have 2 reserved: tjudy & apisto_shores). If there is enough demand, I will order more. Since this is just me, & not a business, I have no way to accept credit cards. I can only accept cash, checks, or money orders.
  16. Stawikowski/South American Dwarf Cichlids

    You can order this direct from the UK distributor : www.stevensimpsonbooks.com. Priority shipment anywhere in the world.
  17. tjudy

    tjudy Moderator Staff Member 5 Year Member

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    Hey Mike... clear some of your PM's!!!!

    I want the book if you have them still Mike. Please let me know.