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Autumn Convention 2021

The Autumn convention will be very different to previous years, We have joint show involving not only us and the Fancy Guppies UK, but The British Killifish and the British Cicihlid Associations. There is a selection of the meeting rooms … Continue reading

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Summer event 2021

This event is a charity fund raiser and Braunston working mans club have waived their booking fee for a one hundred pound donation to the Air ambulance, afetr that and any other costs that need to be covered, the remaining … Continue reading

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Limia Islai

(Silva, R.R. & Weaver, P.F. 2020) First Described:the tiger limia has been formally described in the Journal of Fish Biology by Rodet Rodriguez-Silva and Pablo F. Weaver as Limia islai.Silva, R.R. & Weaver, P.F. 2020. A new livebearing fish of … Continue reading

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BLA – Show rules

The exhibitor has a duty of care to ensure that the fish provided for the show are the optimum condition. The organisers will not allow any fish into the show that is:- Heavily gravid Showing poor health Showing signs of … Continue reading

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Bringing your fish to auction

Preparing your fish for sale It is preferable to starve your fish the day before bagging for the auction, this reduces the possibility of your fish producing waste and ammonia which can contaminate the water within the bag. Water and … Continue reading

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Limia melanogaster (Günther 1866)

Etymology: Limia: Limia derived from the Latin ‘limus’ meaning mud, pertaining to the feeding habits of the fish melanogaster meaning black abdomen. First description: Gunther A, 1866 Catalogue of the Physostomi, containing the families Salmonidae, Percopsidae, Galaxidae, Mormyridae, Gymnarchidae, socidae, Umbridae, Scombresocidae, Cyprinodontidae, … Continue reading

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Limia zonata (Nichols 1915)

Etymology: Limia: Limia derived from the Latin ‘limus’ meaning mud, pertaining to the feeding habits of the fish zonata: First description: Nichols, J.T. 1915. On Heterandria zonata sp. nov. and Heterandria versicolor (Günther) from the Island of Santo Domingo. Bulletin … Continue reading

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Limia perugiae (Evermann & Clark, 1906)

Etymology: Limia: Limia derived from the Latin ‘limus’ meaning mud, pertaining to the feeding habits of the fish perugiae: named after Dr. Alberto Purugia First description: Evermann, B.W. and H.W. Clark. 1906: New fishes from Santo Domingo. Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus., … Continue reading

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Limia vittata (Guichenot, 1853)

Etymology:                            Limia: Limia derived from the Latin ‘limus’ meaning mud, pertaining to the feeding habits of the fish Vittata: (Latin) meaning “striped” or “banded” First description: Guichenot, A. 1853: Poissons. In: De la sagra, R., Histoire physique, politique et naturelle de l’Ile de Cuba. Vol. … Continue reading

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