I had to leave baby B.kubotai at the pet store

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jwyfk
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Post by jwyfk » Fri Nov 14, 2008 9:00 pm

Thanks, I also love the Striatas! It looks like they have red lipstick, lol.

qumqats, the fish I bought are definitely Kubotai babies. As I mentioned in the previous post, both fish were identical when I bought them. One fish acclimated and developed more quickly, and the other one hid most of the time. Some of my older Kubotais are brown, instead of black. If you look at the first picture on the previous page, the fish to the left of the baby is also a Kubotai.

I was at another pet store recently, and they had baby Histrionicas that look just like these. I guess they all look similar when young.

I'm wondering if the smaller fish in the first picture below is a Kubotai? It's supposed to be. Look at the color and pattern differences between these two pictures:

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Post by qumqats » Sat Nov 15, 2008 3:07 am

pierydys wrote:Hey, qumqats? Could we see pictures of your darios? You've got me curious now :-)
I'll see if I can get some shots this weekend of my Kubs and "Dario"s.

They're about the same size and look nothing alike so I don't see how they could both be Kubs.

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Post by mickthefish » Sat Nov 15, 2008 5:10 am

jwyfk, that is a young kub, as time passes it will transform itself into looking like your other kubs.

mick

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Post by jwyfk » Sun Nov 16, 2008 6:27 pm

Thank you for the clarification, Mick!

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