i am!! ichy cant wait to see you in chat tonight!! got my old fish back ( the one you were trying to tell me wasnt a thorichthy aureus ) well its about 4 inches and been sitting at the lfs for 4 months and its infact a aureus!! got him back for 6 bucks! deff not a texas!
I, too, am a big fan. I have a breeding pair of Thorichthys meeki in a 4' x 1' x 18" tank and I recently got hold of 6 juvenile Thorichthys maculipinnis for my 450 litre bow-fronted tank. I'm hoping for a pair or two from them:
Very nice Mac's you got there . Mine look alot like yours , but i have yet to get a decent pic.
Currently I have mixteco golds, and ellioti/maculipinnis that are 2-3"
I have 1-2 " socolofi and affinis , and 1" aureus . With any luck I will have some pasiones in the next couple weeks . I still want to find some callolepis , and the other three mixteco types
Anyone else into the Thorichthys? Lets see som e pictures and share information on foods, lighting , substrate temps and all that.
Also I would really like to find some of the albino mixtecos . Anybody have some?
I was able to pick up six 2-3 inch Thorichthys aureus ' red ' tonight at the LFS . Anyone know where the ' reds ' are coming from ? I'm not sure if they are sand sifters or not but I put them on PFS with my A. robertsoni and A. rostratums .
Hopefully I can start getting som e pictures of my Thorichthys collection soon.
I currently have 2 adult pairs of T sp"mixteco gold
5 juvie T aureus "rio copan"
5 sub adult T socolofi " rio bascan"
1 pair of adult T meeki ( and 2 juvies )
4 sub adult T maculipinnis
a bunch of juvie T maculipinnis ( a different strain)
and on the way I have 6 pasiones,8 helleri , and 8 mixteco blues
only a few more species left to go and I can call my Thorichthys collection good enough , and move onto Aequidens, Archocentrus, and Cryptoheros LOL