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by fishing4exotics
Fri Jan 29, 2010 12:48 pm
Forum: Tropheus & Petrochromis
Topic: Wild Ilangi not as bright yellow as before
Replies: 8
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Re: Wild Ilangi not as bright yellow as before

Thank you for your input, James. Always good to hear people's point of view from "across the pond" or anywhere else in the world. :D
by fishing4exotics
Fri Jan 29, 2010 1:00 am
Forum: Tropheus & Petrochromis
Topic: Wild Ilangi not as bright yellow as before
Replies: 8
Views: 8250

Re: Wild Ilangi not as bright yellow as before

I have had T. Ilangi in my possession. Not being so bright as Ad's picture, but bright yellow, none the less. Certainly much brighter in colour, and not as brown as the 1st picture. The reason I mention the possibility of wild Ilangi being pond raised, was in reference to a picture I saw of Toby Vei...
by fishing4exotics
Wed Jan 20, 2010 12:33 am
Forum: Tropheus & Petrochromis
Topic: Wild Ilangi not as bright yellow as before
Replies: 8
Views: 8250

Wild Ilangi not as bright yellow as before

I've returned to keeping Tanganyikan fish after 12 years, and I've noticed that wild Ilangi are more brown in color now than 12 years ago. I don't see the bright yellow glow on their flanks anymore. Are they being pond raised now? Did the wild population disappear?

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