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Spreebok
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PostSubject: Rio Ucayali Pics   Rio Ucayali Pics EmptySat Mar 20, 2010 12:22 pm

Just thought I pop up a picture of one my my Rio's I caught out today
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These little fellows are groing up fast, except for the one with the large white spots (see my ID thread), he seems
to have grown either much slower than the others, or not at all!
Also, I found that it wasn't Tim killed by the Shark, it was infact my younger one Gary. I netted him out and had a good look at him the other day, and he growing pretty big, I'd say he's nearing the 10cm mark, or just over it!

Will try get more pics soon, I'd probably update this thread as I go Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Rio Ucayali Pics   Rio Ucayali Pics EmptySat Mar 20, 2010 7:45 pm

Lovely looking fish - would love to see some more and of your setup.

Up your way in a few weeks with work - any good aquatic shops in Exeter for browsing ?
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PostSubject: Re: Rio Ucayali Pics   Rio Ucayali Pics EmptyMon Mar 22, 2010 12:36 am

Thankyou! I'm definatly going to post some up after my new plants arrive! Very Happy

And yes! There's Exeter Aquatics (featured on PFK website), Theres a Bow Aquatics in a garden a little way out near where I live, a few other petstore places like 4pets (a bit pricey but often stock a lot of cichlids), The Ark (lovely place, the guy in there is awesome!) P@H (they're 'okay' enough). Also, a little way out theres a Maidenhead Aquatics in a place called Jacks patch out a Teignmouth, thats worth a visit just to dribble over the display tanks! That said, Bow is also worth that, as they have a few marine display tanks and a frigging huuuge tank behind the counter! They also stock a few plecs, but are a bit pricy. I like to get my plants in there for three reasons:
1 snail free
2 Cheap but good
3 One of the guys always gives me extra for free ;D
But please do not go to Exeter Pet and Garden, the woman in there is a complete -rudeword-, and their tanks are always poorly maintained :P

Lol, I love my city! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Rio Ucayali Pics   Rio Ucayali Pics EmptyMon Mar 22, 2010 6:47 am

Lovely spree......a real cutey... Very Happy

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Spreebok
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PostSubject: Re: Rio Ucayali Pics   Rio Ucayali Pics EmptyMon Mar 22, 2010 10:42 am

Cheers! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Rio Ucayali Pics   Rio Ucayali Pics EmptyMon Mar 22, 2010 10:24 pm

Top foto Spreebok , but looking at the fish now it has relaxed down a bit I'm thinking it's another
A. Hopolgenys and not A.Rio Ucayali( which I think we have determined to be the "orange spot") don't you
just love trying to I.D these fish Laughing
cheers J
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PostSubject: Re: Rio Ucayali Pics   Rio Ucayali Pics EmptyWed Mar 24, 2010 2:37 pm

Oh gawd, really? XD;;
Evidence mister! >Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Rio Ucayali Pics   Rio Ucayali Pics EmptyWed Mar 24, 2010 3:45 pm

Very nice Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Rio Ucayali Pics   Rio Ucayali Pics EmptyWed Mar 24, 2010 10:21 pm

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Evidence mister! >Very Happy

High Spreebok ,see if you can post some recent pics of what we "think " we have confirmed to be Lo59 and then a recent
pic of this guy, you should have a good comparison this way and possibly get some "conflicting" (Laughing) advice as to what he is. Perseverence mate -should get you a true I.D.

cheers J
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PostSubject: Re: Rio Ucayali Pics   Rio Ucayali Pics EmptyFri Mar 26, 2010 5:06 pm

Okay, I've set up the good camera next to the tank, and will keep an eye out for them! Very Happy
I'll try get all three, plus Tim, as he was ID'd as a Rio too!
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PostSubject: Re: Rio Ucayali Pics   Rio Ucayali Pics EmptyFri Mar 26, 2010 9:43 pm

Spreebok wrote:
Okay, I've set up the good camera next to the tank, and will keep an eye out for them! Very Happy
I'll try get all three, plus Tim, as he was ID'd as a Rio too!

Good luck with your mission lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Rio Ucayali Pics   Rio Ucayali Pics EmptySat Mar 27, 2010 6:28 am

Very nice Very Happy ...I second seeing the set up pics ..
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PostSubject: Re: Rio Ucayali Pics   Rio Ucayali Pics EmptySat Mar 27, 2010 10:50 am

Hmmm, I'll take some setup pics later today for you all Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Rio Ucayali Pics   Rio Ucayali Pics EmptySat Mar 27, 2010 6:50 pm

Not a setup pic, but heres a picture of the one with larger spots (the one that caused brain ache)
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Edit: I really like this photo! Very Happy

And I'll get some setup pics in a min, just getta dive in and plant some hairgrass and tend to the javamoss I chucked in there on wednesday. Ordered them from javaplants.com, was less than impressed :|


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PostSubject: Re: Rio Ucayali Pics   Rio Ucayali Pics EmptySat Mar 27, 2010 9:21 pm

Setup Pics! (and a few others)

Overview, I like plants ~
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EPIC CAVE (Tim has claimed this lol)
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My Wood CaveThing, Lars' Terrortory on the inside of the wood, Khuli's live around the bottom, the others hang about on the outside! Also, Glowlight Tetra and Java moss!
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Others:
Two of the newer ones, the one in the back is the one with the large spots
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One of the regularly spotted ones
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Large Spot doing what BN's do best (Also fathead Lars face)
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PostSubject: Re: Rio Ucayali Pics   Rio Ucayali Pics EmptySat Mar 27, 2010 9:44 pm

( Apologies for the triple post ^^; )

Hey Kurosaki, any chance you can show me a picture of these A. Hopolgenys, plus a common name is you can. I fail at the Latin names, and when I google it I get White Seam and Snowflake BN's :P
Also, I've posted the recent photo's above, here's a few from the ID from when we ID'd them:

Small Spotted Ones (Well, I dunno which is which, but they look exactly the same, save for a few bristle diffrences)
Rio Ucayali Pics Newplecos008
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Rio Ucayali Pics Newplecos009


Large Spotted One:
Rio Ucayali Pics Newplec004
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The game continues! xD
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PostSubject: Re: Rio Ucayali Pics   Rio Ucayali Pics EmptySat Mar 27, 2010 10:17 pm

High Spreebok, A.Hoplogenys is the common name (real name), I've also had Mark the owner of Aggies try to tell me that the pepps
we get in OZ are Hoplogenys--"wrong".
This is what I was getting at with recent pix:
Large spotted fellow.
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First of the 2 fish that were assesed as A.Hoplogenys
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(Well, I dunno which is which, but they look exactly the same, save for a few bristle diffrences)
Now this is the closest pic I can find of the Rio Ucacyali /O-spot we get in OZ
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Note the lack of bold white spots and the spots leaning towards an orange colour.
I can definately see a difference between Hoplogeys and Rio Ucayali-- what do you think Spreebok Question
cheers J
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PostSubject: Re: Rio Ucayali Pics   Rio Ucayali Pics EmptySat Mar 27, 2010 10:40 pm

Oh yeah another thing -- that slate cave setup scratch is it siliconed together? if it's not then I'd get on to that ,
if those slate pieces come crashing down, ooohhh I'd hate to imagine the outcome.
cheers J
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PostSubject: Re: Rio Ucayali Pics   Rio Ucayali Pics EmptySat Mar 27, 2010 10:58 pm

Cave is indeed siliconed, spent a whole evening turning the air blue when it kept falling over during curing lol!

Oh, I can deffo see the difference now! Even my eldest one (over a year old, about 7cm) still has very bright and defined spots. Plus the general shape is wrong as well, mine have more common BN shaped bodies and heads!
Is there any chance you can point to me an accurate refrence page for A.Hoplogenys, just so I can visually confirm with myself? Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Rio Ucayali Pics   Rio Ucayali Pics EmptySun Mar 28, 2010 3:04 am

Aaah! So we're going back to L059 again? I can see the resemblence, I guess we'll just have to wait for these guys to grow up before we can get a clearer picture! Cheers for your help Kurosaki! cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Rio Ucayali Pics   Rio Ucayali Pics EmptySun Mar 28, 2010 7:55 am

L059 is Hoplogenys Laughing
cheers J
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