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Re: nothos



Julian wrote:

>
> I've got a strain of N. patrizii, that gives out both red and yellow
tailed
> fish. I always assumed this was genetic, until my last yellow tail
> (absolutely definately yellow for 5-6 months) turned red tailed. It
started
> with a very red base (at first  I thought he was ill) and worked its way
> back. If its genetic , it should be fixed for an individual (shouldn't
it?)
>

I experienced the same with Noth. patrizii. From about 50 fry I had 2 yellow
tail. I culled them out but left them in an other tank. After some months
the yellow tail changed to red. First only at the base of the caudal, then
step by step the whole tail became red.

Bela

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