Also try to find the identity of the "blue and yellow rainbows" if you can
Bruce Hansen, ANGFA, caring for our aquatic ecosystems.
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> From: Cecilia Wester <cicci.wester at swipnet.se>
> To: rainbowfish at pcug.org.au
> Subject: SV: [RML] Beginner needs advise
> Date: Tuesday, 9 June 1998 23:18
> Hi Bruce!
> Thanks for your answer.
> About the boesemani, I'll try to find out more from the shop where I
> They are going to set up a tank with rainbows for their "seaworld". They
> have three different kinds of rainbows right now(blue- and yellow-rainbow
> and boesemani) , but only the boesemani is for sale. Maybe all of them
> There was a guy who was interested in them, so I'm going to ask him.
> -----Ursprungligt meddelande-----
> Från: Bruce Hansen <bhansen at ozemail.com.au>
> Till: rainbowfish at pcug.org.au <rainbowfish at pcug.org.au>
> Datum: den 9 juni 1998 14:49
> Ämne: Re: [RML] Beginner needs advise
> >Hello Cecilia - welcome to the list
> >In my opinion al Rainbows will happily accept some salt in the water but
> >is not necessary for many. The 3 species you have are all lacustrine and
> >come from waters that tend to have higher TDS and pH so your water
> >be OK. I think they would be just as happy at 25 C and live longer.
> >I am unable to comment on whether your Boesmani are wild-caught but
> >it is unlikely. If true then I think there are a lot of hobbyists that
> >would be interested in some eggs from your fish
> >Bruce Hansen, ANGFA, caring for our aquatic ecosystems.
> >Please visit us at http://www.ozemail.com.au/~fisher/angfa.htm
> >> From: Cecilia WESTER <cicci.wester at swipnet.se>
> >> To: rainbowfish at pcug.org.au
> >> Subject: [RML] Beginner needs advise
> >> Date: Tuesday, 9 June 1998 18:21
> >> Hi!
> >> I've recently bought my first rainbow and I've been listen to your
> >> conversation here and now I wonder if all rainbows like salt in the
> >> I have my rainbows (m.boesemani, probably m.lacustris and
> >> in the following water conditions:
> >> pH: 8.0 kH: 4.0 and temp 30°C. I don´t have any salt in my water.
> >> I also have another question. When I bought my boesemani they said
> >> where caught in the wild (not breed in tanks). Can this be true (I
> >> them in Sweden)??
> >> Regards,
> >> Cecilia