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Re: gardneri gold was A. hera TDK 97/30
> So far as I know, the red strain was introduced into the hobby as a result
> of a collection made by Eggers and Kasselmann in 1983 from the northern
> of Mafia Island (Edith Korthaus' original collections of the brown form
> from the sourthern part). Eggers and Kasselmann found both red and brown
> forms in the north and both were introduced into the hobby (or
> in the case of the brown form). I am not aware that there was only one red
> male, as you seem to suggest, but I don't know for sure. My impression was
> that the red and brown forms occurred together in the wild but, here
> I don't know that for sure.
I'm not a Notho man but I had korthausae in the early '80's & found yellow,
red & brown from the same hatching.
I would be interested to hear if if lourensi had a similar occurrence
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