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Old 03-29-2013, 07:31 PM   #1
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What is this? It was sold as an OB zebra but the head doesn't look right. It doesn't look like an L. fuelleborni either. Any guesses?



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Old 03-29-2013, 07:57 PM   #2
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It does look like it maybe a hybrid of a OB and a zebra
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Killswitch, OB (orange blotch) is not a specific species or variety of fish; it is a naturally occurring color morph found in a number of mbuna species, esp. in the genus Maylandia and both species of Labeotropheus. It has become a common way of denoting hybrid OB peacocks in conversation, which is misleading as this disregards the naturally occurring OB pattern in mbuna species and implies any OB is a hybrid fish.

The fish in the pic could be an OB zebra. The pics are kinda blurry so the head shape doesn't look too off, IMO.

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What is this? It was sold as an OB zebra but the head doesn't look right. It doesn't look like an L. fuelleborni either. Any guesses?
Pics are blurry but the mouth looks fuelleborni to me
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I have three other OB zebras. This one doesn't have the same mouth. The other OB zebras mouth extend a little just like my M. esthereas. This guy doesn't have the pronounced over-lapping top lip like a fuelleborni. Mean SOB nonetheless
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