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ValleyAquatics
06-29-2008, 11:08 AM
Can I please get some help with an ID of these Petro's?

I have 7 of them and they were sent to me as Mtoto yellow.
I have 10 Mtoto yellow and it doesn't look like these.

Thanks

http://i188.photobucket.com/albums/z131/Stas_07/0_0002-1.jpg

http://i188.photobucket.com/albums/z131/Stas_07/0_0005.jpg

http://i188.photobucket.com/albums/z131/Stas_07/0_0014-1.jpg

ValleyAquatics
06-29-2008, 11:08 AM
Some more.

http://i188.photobucket.com/albums/z131/Stas_07/0_0015.jpg

http://i188.photobucket.com/albums/z131/Stas_07/0_0003.jpg

Kristian
06-29-2008, 08:14 PM
I am definitely not an expert, but for me it could be orthognathus..

bethesdaboy
06-30-2008, 11:39 AM
Very tough to tell which variety.
The orange egg spots have me leaning one way though.
Could be a texas Mtosi.

cyatide
06-30-2008, 03:34 PM
I am pretty sure they are not "Mtoto yellow".

I think they could be poliodon or sp. "Kasumbe" (impossibile to say which variant, at the moment).
Anyway even nicer species than the "mtoto yellow" to me!

It would be very interesting to see how they will grow up!

Hope this helps you, paolo

Kristian
06-30-2008, 03:56 PM
Life is like a box of chocolate;) On the brightside, petros grow fast!

ValleyAquatics
06-30-2008, 05:59 PM
Yes, I am happy because yellow Mtoto is about as cheap as they get for petro.

So, I'm hoping that these will be nice, but I guess I will wait to see what they become.

Mike, do you have a link for the Texas Mtosi?

Any other input would be greatly appreciated.

ValleyAquatics
06-30-2008, 06:07 PM
I'm under the impression that they are a Macrognathus, I just don't know which one.

bethesdaboy
06-30-2008, 06:13 PM
I dont have an actual picture of the fish myself but if you take a look here its a good example.
http://www.petrochromis.com/

ValleyAquatics
07-08-2008, 09:07 PM
Thats the Texas Karema.

Is that the same as the Mtosi?
Do you have any links to the Mtosi?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.