melanotaenia maccullochi

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Post by Mad Duff » Sun Feb 07, 2010 12:13 pm

I also picked up a group of 4 melanotaenia maccullochi yesterday, I went back to the shop this morning and picked up another 8 :D

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Post by Barracuda518 » Sun Feb 21, 2010 4:17 pm

That's a very nice fish. First time I have seen them. Nice pick up 8)

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Post by Martin Thoene » Sun Feb 21, 2010 4:44 pm

The "classic" Australian Rainbowfish. Very nice looking Mark.

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Post by Mad Duff » Sun Feb 21, 2010 5:31 pm

Thanks, they are spawning already, hopefully I will get some eggs out and into a smaller tank and raise a few youngsters. Madagascan rainbows will be next :D
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Post by afroturf » Mon Feb 22, 2010 5:43 am

Lovely fish you got there madagascan even better my favourite rainbow.

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Post by piggy4 » Mon Feb 22, 2010 2:41 pm

Interestingly there are quite a lot of Madagas
can Rainbows ,but there's only two seen in the hobby B.gaeyi and another similar looking fish who's name escapes me :?

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Post by Matt » Mon Feb 22, 2010 4:09 pm

I've seen B. leucopteron and B. marojejy swimming in a friend's tank Andy. Either of them the name you're after?

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Post by Mad Duff » Tue Feb 23, 2010 5:34 am

The two most commonly seen species used to be Bedotia geayi and Bedotia tricolor, as I understand it now B. tricolor and B. longianalis are now classed as Bedotia geayi.

Occasionally Bedotia madagascariensis showed up as contaminants but very very rarely but this fish is now probably the most common fish and seems to be the fish commonly thought of as B. geayi :?

I would love to have Bedotia marojejy and Bedotia sp. “Lazana”, my idea is to set up another tank and have ideally 3 species in separate tanks :D
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Post by Mad Duff » Tue Feb 23, 2010 12:14 pm

Thanks for the links :D
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