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Metriaclima sp. 'Zebra Gold'

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My ol' charo male... hmmm wat you have i could guess charo but who knows? Depends on the person you purchased em off? hug.gif

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Mine were sold as Charos but started questioning things whn i saw he 'other' Charos from Perth with the black in them. They look a bit different.

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This colony i sold to perth, i feel you maybe saw offspring of these, but they are charo then i feel! They have dark under them! dntknw.gif

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Nah... Your photo looks identical to my ones

The ones i saw from Perth had black lines in the dorsal and deformed tails etc

I think they are different ones.

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Here are some pics of the other fish. they look like they got something else in em?? Or are from another location??:

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They are from my originals man, they are charo as the guy i sold em to sells to aquariums in perth! bigsmile.gif

Those pics could be a stressed fish? dntknw.gif

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Ok... cool... I hope nothing happened to them over there lol becuase they don't look as clean cut as my pics or your old Charo male in your first pic.

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I will help you with the newest of the new mate! The gold zebras i take my hat off to you mate as you have done more than anyone else Australia wide with them, keep persavering Mike as they are an awesome fish! hug.gif

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Also, would love about 50 fry mate as my alligators ate them last time remember lol.

Anybody want a real usa alligator hehe..... tongue.gif

Im waiting on my order to arrive from the everglades lol.

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Mike those pics look familiar, well the 2nd one does that's my fish tongue.gif Mine actually colour up a lot nicer then sooty's first pic

They where stressed out at the time when I took those pics, there where getting harrassed by some elongatus

Plenty of fry ready to flood Perth LFS Soon wink2.gif

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Knew they were charo mate, sent to Chris (i think) originally in WA. My male when he was horny had black under the chin and body. hug.gif

I shall post more pics soon! wink2.gif

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Looks about right...

just my male dosnt have black blotches etc just goes all golden... maybe he is happy in his tank.

The ones in the book are meant to have a black beard and belly

see this pic top left

http://www.malawicichlidhomepage.com/zezza...heus_zebra.html

I got 20 of the zebra gold 'hatched' haha growing up. might hold back a few females this time - top fish.

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I don't know? But I thought it looked a lot like the fish in question and might help. thumb.gif

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I'n aqualog.... there is a location... Chirombo point ex Charo or something similar. The males have no black beard. It might be them.

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