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[Killietalk] A. sp. Bitter problem
Okay, so we've got a problem here. The species I received as Aphyosemion
sp. Bitter through Janwillem Hoetmer looks like a striatum. Here's a
However, Tim Addis and others have an ogoense-like fish, a picture of
which can be found on his site here (scroll down a bit):
Perplexing, no? One hint I have found is that the striatum-bitters are
usually labeled with GBH 01/23, while the ogoense-types come with no
locality info. Is it possible that he put his name on two species, which
in their status of being barely present in the hobby, became conceived
as the same species. I'm not going to give this discussion any
direction, comment with whatever thoughts and speculations you have.
Thanks for reading and (hopefully) caring about this mix-up.
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