Re: [RML]Mr Mathew Anybody

Bruce Hansen (bruceh at powerup.com.au)
Sat, 15 Apr 2000 12:27:21 +1000

Sorry Dennis

Each night is a mystery until they arrive. WE don't have any experience of
postal or phone bidding and I think it would be too impractical to carry
out - needs someone to pay on the night someone to take them home and
someone to get them to you

Regards,
Bruce Hansen
president at angfa.org.au
Please visit us at http://www.angfa.org.au

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dennis Holmes" <dhdesign at onthenet.com.au>
To: <rainbowfish at pcug.org.au>
Sent: Friday, April 14, 2000 8:29 PM
Subject: Re: [RML]Mr Mathew Anybody

> Cool Bruce!
> With the auction, do you know prior, what fish are going to be available
and
> can someone bid for other members that can't attend?
> Dennis
>
> > From: "Bruce Hansen" <bruceh at powerup.com.au>
> > Reply-To: rainbowfish at pcug.org.au
> > Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2000 15:53:21 +1000
> > To: <rainbowfish at pcug.org.au>
> > Subject: Re: [RML]Mr Mathew Anybody
> >
> > Thanks for the "plug " for regional ANGFA groups Matthew - we still have
> > some copies of McDowalls book for sale and if Dennis is a little bit
patient
> > ANGFA will soon be able to announce an exclusive information source for
> > fish-keepers interested in rainbowfishes both here and overseas.
> >
> > ANGFA Queensland is having their general meeting tonight and 2
highlights
> > will be a talk on FW crustaceans from John Short of the Qld Museum and
some
> > exciting "breakthrough" news on breeding success with Red-finned
blue-eyes.
> > The library is open to member at meetings and we do have a fish auction
at
> > the conclusion of the meeting just before supper and fellowship.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Bruce Hansen
> > president at angfa.org.au
> > Please visit us at http://www.angfa.org.au
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Matthew Stanton" <matthews at sf.nsw.gov.au>
> > To: <rainbowfish at pcug.org.au>
> > Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2000 5:09 PM
> > Subject: RE: [RML]Mr Mathew Anybody
> >
> >
> >> Yes. Go and print out Adrian Tappins "Home of the Rainbow".
> >>
> >> The two books that used to be available are both out of print so any
book
> >> you can find would be a good start. The book titles I have forgotten
but
> > one
> >> was by Gerald Allen and covered all of Australia. I think it was
published
> >> in 89. I heard a rumour that there was a new edition coming out. The
> > other
> >> is a book about SE Australian Fishes and was by McDowell. Another good
> >> information source is to purchase/borrow/steal back issues of Fishes of
> >> Sahul.
> >> Other useful books are... Well I can't actually remember all the names
as
> >> they are sitting at home in my book shelf. That is my excuse for
> > misspelling
> >> all the fish names. I'm sure someone else will be able to remember what
> > the
> >> GA Rainbow fish books are called, and all the others.
> >>
> >> The real answer to your question is that there is no definitive work on
> >> Rainbowfish or most groups of our fish. That is what makes Rainbows and
> >> other Australian fishes so interesting. You have a very good chance of
> >> observing something new.
> >>
> >> I don't currently have any fish for sale. I moved house this summer and
> > gave
> >> away loads of fish before I moved.
> >> I can't recommend too strongly that you get along to an ANGFA meeting.
> > I've
> >> never been to a Brisbane(?) meeting but I'm sure they would have them
> >> monthly and that they would be packed with knowledgeable fish heads.
They
> >> probably have an Auction of fish each month where you could get great
fish
> >> for the best price and they probably have a library that you can borrow
> > fish
> >> books from. At least that is what NSW meetings are like. We even have
> >> interesting speakers occasionally.
> >>
> >
> >
> >
>
>