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Old 09-17-2004, 05:45 PM   #1
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Polypterus retropinnis baby....for SURE this time!

A while back I posted a picture of a fish that was sold as Polypterus retropinnis but that turned out to be an as-yet undescribed species known as Polypterus sp. 'Congo'. Most of the fish sold in fish stores as P. retropinnis are actually Polypterus palmas polli.

I finally have Polypterus retropinnis for SURE! Picked up a couple of 3" long babies from Rehoboth Aquatics after a LONG wait for them to come in from Africa. Here's one of the babies:


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Cool looking.
Good pic too.

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Old 09-18-2004, 10:44 AM   #3
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those things are awesome!
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baby, polyp, polypterus

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