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Re: species ID



What shop are you finding these in?

Gotta go pick eggs so there will be plenty when you come visit.
as the water changes automatically.

killiman at iquest_net
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Al Anderson
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From: "Ron Anderson" <yodeman at lycos_com>
To: <killietalk at aka_org>
Sent: Saturday, January 11, 2003 9:12 AM
Subject: Re: species ID


> Thanks guys. I found a pic of O.melastigmus that is really close to what I
was looking at in the store. Is this a nice fish? Are there other species
that could be confused with melastigmus? I may go back and snag them. Does
anyone have a line on the black medaka, *O.nigrimas*?  While researching
this genus, I was reminded of them.
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> Ron Anderson
> Warwick, RI
> 401-739-7670
> alt email: ron02886 at cox_net
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> On Fri, 10 Jan 2003 11:04:12
>  Tony Terceira wrote:
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> >If it is   Oryzias javanicus then I believe the AKA site has a slide that
I
> >took for slide sale program.  I am sure it is terrible quality
considering
> >how many times it was copies, but it will give you the general body shape
> >which clearly distinguishes it fro Procatopus or Aplocheilicthys of the
> >other small lampeye group.
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> >The thin lines help me think it may be a member of Oryzias
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> >Tony in RI
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> >         I would At 12:40 AM 1/10/2003 -0500, you wrote:
> >>I was at the local big chain store today buying rabbit food, and decided
> >>to check out the uh...(so called)fish. I was looking at some sterbae
> >>cories, a pretty huge surprise for such a place, when I spotted lampeyes
> >>swimming in the same tank.  I found the tag below the tank, and it said
> >>"golden rainbow killies". These do not look like anything in the
> >>aplocheilus family.  Kind of colorless, but a nice irredescent eye. High
> >>bodied, with a good size anal fin, that had an irredescent light blue
thin
> >>marginal band. They were pretty washed out, but I could see a horizontal
> >>thin line and a few diagonal very thin vertical lines radiating out from
> >>the horizontal line. DOn't know if this will look OK, but like this:
____/_/_/
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> >>I thought maybe Oryzias but can't find a pic of one with these lines.
> >>Anybody have a thought on what they might be?   thanks,  Ron
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> >>Ron Anderson
> >>Warwick, RI
> >>alt email: ron02886 at cox_net
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