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Cannot find Pterophyllum altum in UK...

Discussion in 'Other Amazonian Wilds' started by Jsxx, Apr 14, 2015.

  1. Jsxx

    Jsxx New Member

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    Hi all,

    I'm looking for 4-5 true altums but it looks like these are not available in UK...?
    Also will they be OK in ph 6.5-6.8 kh3 gh3?
  2. simon marshall

    simon marshall Moderator & BIDKA Mentor Staff Member

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    Proberbly the wrong time of the Year to be looking for Altum's. In terms of the water parameters this will depend on where the fish have come from and if they are wild then how well they have been aclimatized within the UK. If they have been through a rigourous acclimatisation period they should be fine.
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  3. Jsxx

    Jsxx New Member

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    So what's the right time /place?
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    Matt Owen Active Member

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    Get in contact with David lai he's one of the sponsors on here he'll point you in the right direction
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    Try your local aquarist society :)
  6. Jsxx

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    Hi,

    tried local society without luck.
    Cannot find David in sponsor list ?
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    jizzy Well-Known Member

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    David's No longer a sponsor :(
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    Could try his web site Discus for the Discerning

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