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Old 09-22-2013, 04:13 PM   #1
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Post swap update.

Well I made it over to the GCCA swap. Which was around 50 miles from me so not to bad. Overall I was kinda disappointed..... Don't get me wrong lots of beautiful fish there but if you weren't looking for haps or peacocks this wasn't your show. There was a lot of live bearers as well. Another thing that disappointed me was almost everything was sold in large groups. Unless you were will to drop $60 on a group this also cut your choices down. I had three apistogramma cacatuoides females waiting to replace the two I lost when I moved. And that was about it for apistogramma. There was two tables with apistogramma cacatuoides and one that had again groups of apistogramma. But who wants 15 baenschi? I was planning on picking up another species but there was nothing. Then the throughout the 2 hours I was there I picked up some Africans also. I picked up three male peacocks, one eureka red, one Caroline swallowtail jake, and one lwanda. Also picked up a group of four Compressiceps "sunset" since I lost my calvus in my move as well. Overall not the greatest show ever but not bad. Oh one last complaint way to small of a space. It was like those Asian pool pictures. They reall should find a different venue to use.
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Old 09-22-2013, 04:17 PM   #2
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And I forgot pictures....

My male apistogramma cacatuoides showing off already..
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Old 09-22-2013, 04:40 PM   #3
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And I forgot pictures....

My male apistogramma cacatuoides showing off already..

Lwanda

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Swallowtail

Eureka red.
I just picture the cacatuoides coming up to the bag and saying "soooooo... You come here often?"
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Old 09-22-2013, 05:41 PM   #4
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I just picture the cacatuoides coming up to the bag and saying "soooooo... You come here often?"
Exactly. The bag hit the water and he was like hey girl. They are tiny, they are 1" tops. As soon as I so them I was like "their to young for you bro" lol
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Old 09-22-2013, 07:15 PM   #5
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Was this in Lombard?
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Old 09-22-2013, 07:23 PM   #6
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Old 09-22-2013, 07:27 PM   #7
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I need to get my 125 and get it set up and then go to one of these.
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Yea lots of selection as long as you want Africans
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Old 09-22-2013, 07:35 PM   #9
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Yea lots of selection as long as you want Africans
Unfortunately, that's how most auctions and swap meets are these days, everyone wants bright colors so the new worlds typically get pushed aside. Plus, it's easier to breed mouth brooders, as you can artificially raise them much more easily
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Yea lots of selection as long as you want Africans
Nope no Africans. Sa and ca's. Guess I didn't miss much?
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Nope no Africans. Sa and ca's. Guess I didn't miss much?
Not a thing if that's what your looking for. I picked up a small piece of manzanita for my Aqueon Evolve 8, otherwise just killing time with people who don't shower or use deodorant!
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Not a thing if that's what your looking for. I picked up a small piece of manzanita for my Aqueon Evolve 8, otherwise just killing time with people who don't shower or use deodorant!
Glad it wasn't just me lol
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