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    Default My Wild Altums

    My four Altums, Rio Atabapo are doing great.

    I bought six a year ago last December...2 passed away about a week later. they are about 4" now.

    I'l post some pic's in a day or two...I'm not a great picture taker I have a old camera.

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    Default Re: My Wild Altums

    Can't wait! Love Altums

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    Default Re: My Wild Altums

    I guess my camera takes good pictures not great like Jose takes

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    Default Re: My Wild Altums

    Nice Rick. I have a couple of these myself.
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    stunning!

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    Default Re: My Wild Altums

    Yes Pat I've been following your Altum postings with great interest. It's so much work and fun, it's all worth it.

    Rick

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    Default Re: My Wild Altums

    Thanks rickztahone

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    Default Re: My Wild Altums

    I'm trying to give my Altums a hint. I put in a proven breeding pair of an old Albino male and a pearscale marble platinum female angelfish and they laid eggs.

    Rick
    Sorry the video is shaking so much
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    Last edited by rickmiles; 08-16-2015 at 01:02 AM.

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    Default Re: My Wild Altums

    Hi Rick,

    Nice There is a dedicated forum on wild angelfish with a special interest in wild altums you might consider joining. There is a member who is breeding wild altums. Might be worth checking out http://www.finarama.com/forum/index.php.

    Your discus are talking to you....are you listening


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    Thanks for the information, will check it outout.

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    My Wild Altums, Nov 23, 2015, 1.3 years old


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    Default Re: My Wild Altums

    Wild Altum Angelfish, Nov 26, 2015, 1.3 years old.

    This is a better video I just took then the one above.

    Besides the 4 altums there is one Male philippine blue and 3 or 4 of my Albino Pearle scale that I bred.

    Rick Mileski

    Last edited by rickmiles; 11-27-2015 at 01:15 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rickmiles View Post
    Wild Altum Angelfish, Nov 26, 2015, 1.3 years old.

    This is a better video I just took then the one above.

    Besides the 4 altums there is one Male philippine blue and 3 or 4 of my Albino Pearle scale that I bred.

    Rick Mileski

    Pretty sweet. I noticed one of the them had a very spikey spinous dorsal fin, have you noticed this on any others before?

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    Default Re: My Wild Altums

    nice, prefer the wilds now that i know what they are. Mystic aquarium has a nice planted display w/ a school of these, looks really good.

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