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Wild altums I hope

Discussion in 'Other Amazonian Wilds' started by Jsxx, Aug 25, 2015.

  1. Jsxx

    Jsxx New Member

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    Finally found wild angels that look like true altums for me.
    What do you think?

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    simon marshall Moderator & BIDKA Mentor Staff Member

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    Ceratinally look like them to me, would be better if the stress bars were out, but guess they are very happy. look like nice fish where did you get them ?
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    Dave's aquarium in Bolton. £20 each. Still shy but eating well
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    Check the ph and hardness of the water......they look a little too blonde for my liking oh and agree with Simon, they look like altums.
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    Hi. Ph is around 6.5 kh1 gh2.
    Its just a bad photo, they look better in reality.
    They were kept at 26c in fish store, just wondering if it's not too low? it's 27c in my tank
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    I'm just hoping that they are orinoco altums that I always wanted... :)
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    27 -28 is fine ....26 is a little low TBO, water looks good lots of food lots of water changes and the rest will be history.
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    Simon spot on with Params. :thumbup:
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    Is that the BAS shop on Folds Rd? They look great. :thumbup:
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    Hi,

    yes Its BAS shop - they still have them
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    BAS is going again now?
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    Yes popped in yesterday they had a few left and some massive electric blue rams.
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    is it as good as it was years ago when they had all oddballs etc

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