Here is the fact sheet that used to be available. Now that the RML has
changed ownership to Alan Salmon some things may have changed but
subscribing and unsubscribing should be the same, ie.,
send mail to "Majordomo at auug.org.au" with one of the
following commands in the body of your email message: as appropriate...
>>>> info rainbowfish [Last updated on: Thu Jun 13 16:34:03 1996]
Rainbowfish Mailing List FAQ V1.4 13.06.96
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This list is intended to be used by people who enjoy, breed, study, or talk about Rainbowfish.
Rainbowfish belong to the Family Melanotaeniidae. Rainbowfish are only found in Australia New Guinea and Irian Jaya.
Rainbows are popular aquarium fish for many reasons. They are generally hardy, smallish fish that require little space and very little equipment to maintain them.
Rainbows are egg scatterers, and their eggs are unusually tough and can be handled without fear of harm, so they are commonly traded through the mail. While all prefer live foods, most are undemanding eaters. Rainbows can generally be purchased in pet shops, but they are easy to obtain from members of such organizations as the Nth. American Rainbowfish Study Group (RSG), the International Rainbowfish Group(IRG) and ANGFA (Australia New Guinea Fishes Association).
The best starting point for inquiry is the ANGFA (National) Home Page
http://www.fisher at ozemail.com.au/~angfa
addtitional addresses are,
http://home.earthlink.net/~sbuckel/index.html (RSG Home Page)
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-----Original Message----- From: Robert Frank <robert.frank at eastsidejournal.com> To: rainbowfish at pcug.org.au <rainbowfish at pcug.org.au> Date: Wednesday, 17 September 1997 5:52 Subject: [RML] Hi all!
>Hello! I've been lurking for a couple months, when I get time to read >through the messages, and thought now I would introduce myself. I've >been keeping rainbows for a little over a year, mostly the bigger New >Guinea varieties, and have to say they're fat and sassy. > >Have learned a bunch from you all, and look forward to learning more. > >Since I subscribed to the message group here at work, I have decided to >cancel the emails coming here and sign myself back up again at home. >Problem is, I have deleted the majordomo message that tells me how to do >that. > >Can anyone help? > Robert Frank