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Botia Sidthimunki/Michael Ophir/Cinder/Joe L.

Posted By: Bob Gilbertson <sueglbsn@msn.com>
Date: Monday, 1 February 1999, at 9:32 p.m.

Thanks for the information on the Sidthimunki. Cinder, I am not rich, but more than slightly obsessed. Joe, one man's loss was anothers gain. Michael...thanks for the insight to the sidthimunki. I was at a major Milwaukee fish store today and the owner/aquatics specialist indicated that he had heard that the Sidthimunki was no longer available in the wild. He said that he had purchased 60 last winter about this time. He said that they did not look like the wild ones he had acquired in years past, as their noses were more compact and they were stocky. I have never seen one in person so I could not comment. He said he was asking $20.00 apiece, and got it. He said they came fom a west coast trans-shipper who provides fish to him on