Re: [UniQuaria] Name that Fish - 4th one
- I'm guessing this has to be some sort of salty. Angelfish?
Julie HaddyOn Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 11:16 PM, Frank M. Greco <phrankg@...> wrote:I used to play with game with other public aquarium aquarists, except that we'd used close-ups of the color patterns, not the whole fish. Try to guess this fish. It's actually an easy one.On 10/4/2012 10:17 PM, donna joanna wrote:Tricky one, Frank. I guessed with Ray on this one.
- On 10/5/2012 8:00 AM, sevenspringss@... wrote:
> Those close-up patches aren't always easily, and I noticed it won't respondHi Ray. No, that's not it. That was the beauty of the game. It's really
> to enlarging. With the reticulated pattern surrounding the scales, I'd
> take a wild guess that it's an Arowana (Osteoglossom bicirrhosum), but then
> again, it could be something much smaller and possibly even been named for this
> attribute -- like the wild Lebistes reticulatus (Poecilia reticulata) --
> although if it is a smaller fish, the coloration of this netting-like
> pattern resembles that of the Characin Copeina guttata. Did I cover all bases yet
difficult. In some cases, all you'd get was a close-up of a patch of
apparently nondescript scales. The clue then might be they were serrated
with black edging. Professional aquarists are a sadistic lot sometimes.