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RE: Fish ID




Not the best picture, the clamped fins doesn't help. Much, much more beautiful in person, but that's the one none-the-less. Thanks, David!
 David Lains <david at zfin_org> wrote:http://dkg.killi.org/starthilfe/stenglein/hechte/Seite.html

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><{{{>From: owner-killietalk at aka_org [mailto:owner-killietalk at aka_org]On
><{{{>Behalf Of Chris Browning
><{{{>Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2003 12:56 PM
><{{{>To: killietalk at aka_org
><{{{>Subject: Re: Fish ID
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><{{{>I'm going to have to go with Aplocheilus Dayi Werneri, 
><{{{>sometimes referred to as Aplocheilus Werneri, on this one. I 
><{{{>have seen them in 3 out of my 7 LFSs recently, they just 
><{{{>started showing up(most always labeled as Golden Wonders, 
><{{{>even though they aren't). If i were you, I'd buy as many as 
><{{{>you could, once you get them home and get them settled, they 
><{{{>will color up and become extremely beautiful, almost an 
><{{{>oil-slick coloration to them. My LFS had 4 small ones the 
><{{{>other day at $1.45 and I'm kicking myself now for not buying 
><{{{>them :( Not sure where you can find a picture, just search 
><{{{>for the 2 names I gave you, I'm sure you'll find a picture somewhere.
><{{{> 
><{{{> Pjeversman at aol_com wrote:I was in a LFS a few days ago and 
><{{{>saw some killies that I had not seen 
><{{{>before. They were in a tank labeled mixed killies that 
><{{{>contained the usual 
><{{{>"gold wonder" killies. These fish had very washed out colors, 
><{{{>but they 
><{{{>looked like Epiplatys dageti. They had the vertical stripes 
><{{{>like a dageti, 
><{{{>but they also had a horizontal thick black band that ran 
><{{{>along the ventral 
><{{{>surface from the base of the caudal fin to the middle of the 
><{{{>fish. They did 
><{{{>not resemble any E dageti photos that I have ever seen. Could 
><{{{>this just be a 
><{{{>color variant?
><{{{>The tank also contained some other fish that I have never 
><{{{>seen before. They 
><{{{>were about an Inch long and tall dorso-ventrally. They were 
><{{{>transparent and 
><{{{>reminded me of the fish sold as glass fish(not the cats), 
><{{{>with one exception. 
><{{{>Above the eyes they had a neon blue band that fluoresced 
><{{{>under the tank 
><{{{>lights. Any guesses about these?
><{{{>
><{{{>Phil
><{{{>
><{{{>Philip J. Eversman D.D.S. F.A.G.D.
><{{{>9052 Log Run Dr. South
><{{{>Indianapolis, In. 46234 
><{{{>Ph. 317 298-4063
><{{{>pjeversman at aol_com
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