Re: [RML] Body Sliders

Bruce Hansen (bhansen at ozemail.com.au)
Fri, 5 Jun 1998 08:46:04 +1000

Belly sliders are a common problem if you talk to Killie keepers but I
cannot recall ever getting more than an occasional one and then only in
"Poppondettas"

I assumed it had something to do with prolonged incubation times.

Regards,
Bruce.

Bruce Hansen, ANGFA, caring for our aquatic ecosystems.

Please visit us at http://www.ozemail.com.au/~fisher/angfa.htm

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> From: Adrian R. Tappin <atappin at ecn.net.au>
> To: rainbowfish at pcug.org.au
> Subject: [RML] Body Sliders
> Date: Friday, 5 June 1998 6:06
>
> Body sliders are what I call rainbowfishes that haven't developed their
swim
> bladder correctly. They usually swim with their head up a tail down and
swim
> with jerky movements. Sometimes I end up with a lot of these in some of
my
> spawnings and other times I have none. What has been other list members
> experience with this problem and does anyone know what actually causes it
or
> does anyone have any theories on this subject.
>
> Adrian.
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