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Re: More pic's of my mystery fish

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  • Andrew
    I m pretty convinced as well as Gary. Pretty sure it s not a B. pugnax species, they are characterised by green irridesence on the head and gill covers in the
    Message 1 of 4 , Mar 2, 2004
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      I'm pretty convinced as well as Gary. Pretty sure it's not a B.
      pugnax species, they are characterised by green irridesence on the
      head and gill covers in the males.

      Cheers

      Andrew






      --- In wildbettas@yahoogroups.com, "Gary" <scyrag@h...> wrote:
      > The new pictures are much better although still not 100% clear.
      > From what I can see, the fish does indeed have a 'pi' shaped
      marking.
      > Which narrows it down to 3 species: B. pi, B. tomi, B.
      hipposideros.
      > My best guess is that it is B. hipposideros, but you can decide for
      > yourself. I've uploaded in my folder 'tech123au' 2 photos of pages
      > from a book that I have, that has drawings of all the Waseri group
      > markings. The actual names are blurry so I'll list them:
      > Photo with 4 heads (from left to right, top to bottom): Waseri,
      Tomi,
      > Hipposideros, Spilotogena.
      > Photo with 3 heads (from left to right, top to bottom): Pi, Renata,
      > Chloropharynx
      >
      > Gary
      >
      >
      > --- In wildbettas@yahoogroups.com, "victoreae" <victoreae@y...>
      wrote:
      > >
      > > OK, I tried again to get pictures of my "pugnax". They are still
      > > dark, but the fish have settled in and their little chin marks
      are
      > > more clear than last time. Look in the folder
      called "victorea's".
      > > They look like the markings on b. pi except that the top is much
      > > thinner.
      > >
      > > How do you get good pictures of fish when they are in almond
      leaf
      > or
      > > peat water?
      > >
      > > Thank you
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