Re: [RML] Introduction SPAM

Roy Hunter (roy at
Mon, 4 Aug 1997 16:12:46 -0600

And a fine one it is I might add!!!

I think all the ANGFA folks deserve a good pat on the back for making it
what it is today. ESPECIALLY Adrian Tappin and Ron Bowman for the quality

No Bruce that is back not butt........ :-)

Roy Hunter
ANGFA of North America
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> From: Barry Meiklejohn <barrym at>
> To: rainbowfish at
> Subject: Re: [RML] Introduction SPAM
> Date: Monday, August 04, 1997 3:42 PM
> G'day Nick,
> Welcome to the fray :-) Good to see another organisation represented on
> RML. I must point out that the RML isn't an ANGFA list but owned and run
> two guys in Canberra (Alan - "Merlin" and Andrew - "Frex") who
> coincidentally are ANGFA members. The ANGFA flavour comes through 'cause
> most of us (active members) on the list tend to be members of that
> organisation.
> Welcome
> Barry Meiklejohn
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nick Thorne <nick at>
> To: Rainbowfish Mailing List <rainbowfish at>
> Date: Monday, 4 August 1997 22:01
> Subject: [RML] Introduction
> >Hi everyone,
> >
> >I have just subscribed to this list, so I thought I might introduce
> >myself before settling in for a nice little lurk as I get a feel for
> >the lay of the land here.
> >
> >I became interested in native fish as a result of keeping a few
> >rainbowfish in my son's aquarium. I had never seen such fish before
> >that and didn't think that Australia had any tropical fish to speak of.
> > Oh how wrong I was!
> >
> >Since then I have discovered that I feel very passionate about all our
> >wonderful fish. At the moment, I do not have any aquariums as I am
> >between permanent homes. However, I have a few rainbowfish (M.
> >fluviatilis) at a friends house and a golden perch at another NFA
> >member's place. At various times I have also kept Murray cod, trout
> >cod (one of NFA's brood stock, when we were between hatcheries)
> >southern blue eyes, honey blue eyes and various rainbowfish,
> >M.trifasciata, M.inornata, M.splendida. I'm sure that this is not all,
> >but I can't remember more right now and my records are all packed away.
> >
> >As well as my interest in aquarium fish, I am also an angler and quite
> >by accident I came across Native Fish Australia of which I am now
> >an active member. NFA is a volunteer organisation for those interested
> >in the well being of Australian freshwater native fish. Unlike ANGFA,
> >we tend to concentrate on the larger fish, although we have an interest
> >in all species. We try to avoid duplication with ANGFA's areas of
> >interest as there is only so much resource to go around and it is not
> >sensible to waste what little there is.
> >
> >I am the webmaster at the NFA web site at
> >and I invite anyone who is interested to visit the site.
> >
> >Anyway, Cheers for now,
> >
> >Nick
> >
> >------------------------------------------------
> >Nick Thorne nick at
> >
> >Native Fish Australia
> >