Neolamprologus brichardi

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Neolamprologus brichardi

Postby dennysfishroom » Tue Aug 02, 2016 1:19 pm

I attended the Eastern Iowa auction on April 16th while visiting my son in Marion, Iowa. During the auction I won a bag of 5 young Neolamprologus brichardi and a bag of vallseneria. Unfortunately, I forgot to take them when I returned to Arkansas. My son who has no experience or interest in fish keeping kept them alive in a 5 gallon bucket until he came down to Arkansas in May. I then put them in one of those plastic containers with the val and an airstone in the garage. With our surgeries and the Rocky Mountain Spotted fever, I never got around to putting them in an aquarium, so today I decided to finsih up with them. They appeared to be well fed and active, and are now sharing a tank with some albino bushynose. How can fish die during shipment but live and thrive in less than ideal surrounding for this long? Denny
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Re: Neolamprologus brichardi

Postby sskruzr » Tue Aug 02, 2016 2:01 pm

STRESS BABY. If someone put me in a bag, stuck me in an enclosed box for 2 to 3 days, bouncing around, I'd probably croak too!
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Re: Neolamprologus brichardi

Postby Jackielee » Tue Aug 02, 2016 4:54 pm

Glad they are alive. I am messing with some and want a colony someday.
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