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    Branching out challenge

    Discussion in 'General Aquaria Discussion' started by Deadliestviper7, Oct 9, 2018.

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      Deadliestviper7 The Necromancer

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      They aren't easy to keep as adults, needing cold water.
      As far as getting one, tuic has sold euoropean burbot, nanfa you could get one easily, and I believe Jonas aquarium gets them from time to time, let me check who's selling them this late in the year
       
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      I kept one for a little while...it seemed happy enough for a little while because I kept my burbot in coke, but didn't last long. There was a horrible accident where I drank it. :(
       
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      Lmao where the hell do I buy an Artic Char. Bro Jason I like you but the stuff you say bro gets me going lol. Who the hell keeps salmon as pets
       
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      He claimed burbot were just as easy still waiting for a source or someone that's actually kept them. A quick google search I found two videos in Europe of people having them and a vendor in the German/Austria border. I mean why challenge someone to keep fish that are either rarely/never available or impossible to keep?

      I think this post should of stayed the route of if you're a hardcore SA/CA cichlid keeper why not branch out to Africans, maybe a SE Asia Bio type, or North American Natives.
       
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      I guess it wouldn't be a challenge to keep something that's commonly available and easy to keep. "Do you accept the challenge to keep guppies or goldfish?"
       
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      Keeping Theraps Irregularis right now, purchased them specifically because they are super rare and came available. So I guess I accept the challenge :)
      Also venturing into reef-keeping at the moment, which is not rare, but is new to me so will be a "challenge"
       
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      Yeah, pretty sure Wes already said this. lol Nice sales pitch, and kudos to him for bringing in the fish that he does, but I think I'll keep what I like and those that don't approve can go piss up a rope.


      Just goes to show how little you know about the various cichlids found in the Rift Lakes. Try expanding your knowledge base beyond what you see at your LFS and you might be surprised at just how different in both physical looks, and behavior many of the Rift Lake species are from each other.
       
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      Someone here used to keep coho salmon, if everything on that list was easy to keep or find it wouldn't be much of a challenge, the point is 1. Venture out beyond your comfort zones, and 2. Try to keep something isn't kept by everybody and their grandma, some of the fish on my list would be easiest to obtain on a fishing website, how do you think all those wild caught xanthic gar come from?
       
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      Xanathic gars comes from opportunity seekers who sees a chance to make money and takes it! Bro I have never seen you post any pictures of your tanks or fishes. Do you even water bro
       
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      Too be fair, I've hardly posted any pictures of my tanks.
       
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