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Is this Borelli Bella union?

Neil Nayyar.

New Member
My LFS had some Borelli so I purchased 2 pairs. As soon as I got them I to their tanks I noticed the males had bent fins and were having trouble swimming and the next morning both were dead. The females are doing great and lay eggs Often.

Mike Wise

Staff member
5 Year Member
If sold as from Bella Union, then they probably are. Otherwise they are simply A. borellii. There are many populations of A. borellii that have a yellow face. Some populations even exhibit different color varieties together.