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Copella Nattereri


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hi all!

small question for you savy copella folks..
can any of you identify whether or not Ruinemans "Copella Nattereri", is Marinho or Zarske?
I'm only interrested if it's the one listed as "Copella Nattereri", on TomC's site.

i have tried writing them, but i guess they don't answer mails from anyone else than fishstore...
ialso tried to look at other threads on this site, but i might have missed "the" one.

Ruineman link

TomC link

thanks in advance.



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5 Year Member
Marinho's C. nattereri is the one with 4 - 5 rows of red dots along the whole body. According to Zarske, this would be either C. callolepis or C. meinkeni. After a quick look on tgeir website it is indeed C. nattereri sensu Marinho.

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