apuda2010 wrote:And how does one become a fishkeeper in India ?
Mentioned earlier – ‘That’s the major concern people here try to find fish that will suit their planted aquariums rather than keep an aquarium that suits the Fish’s needs. As long as we are not willing to do that we will never evolve as Fishkeepers’
apuda2010 wrote:In Germany, the temperature is moderate and nearly every species of fish will survive with good care.
With good care any fish can survive ANYWHERE
apuda2010 wrote:How many of our fish survive transit from Bangalore to Delhi ? Do we have constant and good quality water across our cities ?
In Germany the weather is not pleasant all year round. Fish are transferred only during suitable months weatherwise (In Aquabids if you see in winters no seller from the country offers killifish eggs as the eggs get spoilt during transit), Same way Fish can be bought during suitable months here as well.
apuda2010 wrote:Where do you get Corys in India ? How many of us have come across a professional seller who sells these fish ? 3 years ago, when we did our initial meets of Aquapetz in Delhi, Wojtek was the only hobbyist in Delhi who kept Panda Corys.
There are a lot of sellers selling Corys even in Delhi. The guy in Ghitorni and Sarojinagar have been offering corys (Even pandas) since a long time now. I have bought Corydoras pygmaeus from Sushanta Chatterjee 2 years back, He even was selling cory adolfoi then. Wojtek had also bought his panda corys from Delhi only.
apuda2010 wrote:I think the hobby itself has a lot to grow here.
Agree with you on this.
apuda2010 wrote:Pet keeping has always been extremely evolved in the West, and it is a bit unfair to expect Indian hobbyists to be curious about something they can only appreciate in pictures.
Everything is available here as well, one just has to look at the right places.