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Old 02-10-2015, 01:33 AM
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If I could I would order approx 10 Zaire Mikula , 2 altolamps (Mizo gold head or comps) and probably 10 Zaire kapampa or mpimbwe
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Old 02-10-2015, 01:34 AM
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Muzi gold head sorry
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Just to clarify... Mpimbwe is not a Zaire gibberosa it is a Tanzania gibberosa and looks very different. Pims are still great looking; however, I thought you had narrowed ur search to Zaire so thought I'd clarify.
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Ya I know , just their look is appealing to me my favorite is still Zaire Mikula , maybe in th future I could have 2 tanks , one Zaire and one mpimbwe
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There is a picture that I have displaying the different Gus and fronts and mpimbwe stand out for me (not more than Zaire though) I would share it but I don't know how !
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Old 02-10-2015, 10:07 AM
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Try this for pictures:

http://www.cyphos.com/forums/showthread.php?t=31754
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The drive from Johannesburg to Moba is only 40 hours!
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Okay so as most of you know my favorite strain is Zaire Mikula , I asked my cyphos shipping guy what fish he could recommend to me with very small nauchal humps and deep body blues with bright blue on fins (only zaires of course!!) so what he reccommended to me was Moba,blue Zambia,chaitika, kalolo and Katoto (never heard of them?) now my question to you is what gib of the ones listed is the most attractive and best to keep ?
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I may be wrong but I think the only zaire variant on that list are the moba, I believe the others are Zambian. I've not sure about the katoto but the blue Zambians are collected at nangu in Zambia, chaitika are collected in Zambia, and the kalolo are collected in zambia
Zambian and Tanzanian variants are rather similar and both get very nice blues, just maybe not quite as dark as the zaire types.
Most of the Zaire, Tanzanian, and Zambian variants don't really get the huge hump like Burundi types or kigomas. Of course their are always certain individuals within these variants that will grow a large hump but most typically will not.
I think you'd be very happy with any of the fish on your list but if it were me? I'd grab those mobas!
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He also has kapampa zaires ? Any good , I'm looking for a really deep body blue with brilliant light blue fins and a really manly snout (it is just a thing I have , my fish must have a manly snout ! )a deep body blue like Razzo's mikulas alphas!
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