Re: Females needed! Critically endangered Madagascan Chchild species - anyone!???
- I have always felt that we have the greatest government in the world..... It is the bureaucrats that have to be replaced.
I have never been involved with any zoo but I have friends that are, with turtles and tortoises, and as you know with your friend, it is not the zoo but it is those people who think they know better than you. George
--- In email@example.com, Gerald Griffin <herpchat@...> wrote:
> They had a stockpile of them at the OKC Zoo and when talking with them they had mentioned this was the only supply. Â They had a bunch of females holding so I mentioned you all might want to let some aquarists have some of the fry. Â I had never seen such an indignent response! Â Mere aquarists are not geared to handle this species and we will not deal with any! Â The biggest problem I saw was not only were the fish in the display mildly abused, but the F-tard I was dealing with knew far less than I did on cichlids and I am not a cichlid person. Â So after I move I mention it to my friend Gary at the Tulsa zoo, who not only would give me stock from the Tulsa Zoo but I as well have given them stock for exhibits. Â Turns out they sent the display to Moody Gardens and they got hit with a hurricane and had their "Aquarium" destroyed during it.