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Thread: ALTUMS finally!

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    After all these years I was able tonight to get my hands on 4 altum angelfish from the Orinoco River Basin. I found a guy who imports them in July and raises them up in regular tap water. I went tonight and saw his operation and was totally floored. He had some bigger than my hand but I ended up getting 4 to grow out in my 55 then add to my 220. I will post pics when their acclimated.
    220g monster fish tank.
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    55g kigoma frontosa tank.
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    Here's a quick video.
    220g monster fish tank.
    125g planted wild altum tank
    55g kigoma frontosa tank.
    20g quarantine tank.

    Video of my 125
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    Video of my 220.
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    one word : AWESOME

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    No Cory, No Glory !!

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    How wel do the wild caught fish go acclimatisation wise to take noise/vibrations and the fact that space is so much more limited?

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    I don't know acclimation wish. It was all done by the guy I purchased from. I know he said he lost quite a few around the 2 week range when he got them in.
    220g monster fish tank.
    125g planted wild altum tank
    55g kigoma frontosa tank.
    20g quarantine tank.

    Video of my 125
    https://youtu.be/-ELr8DgX4BY

    Video of my 220.
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    They're beautiful.

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    I may make another trip up there today and get some more.
    220g monster fish tank.
    125g planted wild altum tank
    55g kigoma frontosa tank.
    20g quarantine tank.

    Video of my 125
    https://youtu.be/-ELr8DgX4BY

    Video of my 220.
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    Congrats on finding some nice altums! They are beautiful for sure!
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    Yeah angelcraze I like these too much. I may turn my 125 into an Altum Tank. It would be Altums and red head earth eaters.
    220g monster fish tank.
    125g planted wild altum tank
    55g kigoma frontosa tank.
    20g quarantine tank.

    Video of my 125
    https://youtu.be/-ELr8DgX4BY

    Video of my 220.
    https://youtu.be/aqZU9NV-ykQ

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    Congrats it's always good to find something different ;-)
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