Re: [RML] I werneri

Bruce Hansen (bhansen at
Tue, 22 Jul 1997 08:26:20 +1000

Hi Gary

If you can get tem try a small school of P. tenellus as well as P.
gertrudae - they are both compatible and will look good in their own right.

bhansen at

> From: Frauley/Elson <fraulels at>
> To: rainbowfish at
> Subject: [RML] I werneri
> Date: Tuesday, 22 July 1997 7:41
> Hello all,
> I've been lurking on this list - as a killie and apisto guy, I've been
> trying to fool myself into thinking I was on this list to expand my
> 'passive' fish-keeping horizons. Ah well, the rainbows have gotten me,
> even if I haven't gotten the rainbows. I picked up some 1/2 cm lacustris
> last summer, and watching them grow and blossom as adults has nailed me.
> I have two tanks empty for post-vacation Melanotaenia hunting.
> I do have a nice new group of I werneri, a fish I kept for a couple of
> generations a few years back. These new guys have already produced fry.
> Since I have them in a large tank, I'm wondering if there are any
> blue-eyes list members have kept in with werneri. I've always kept
> werneri in single species tanks. Any suggestions?
> -thanks, Gary (Montreal)