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    Pick a cherry? ")

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    Ok, I admit, I am a LOUSY fish photographer...

    One of my red red male cherries...



    Can't get a good image of a female... So...



    These are one of my favourite fish...
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    I'm crypt collecting... Starting cheap, now have Cryptocoryne beckettii, C.beckettii var petchii, C.crispatula var.balansae, C.griffithii(Melted! ), C.nurii, C.parva, C.pygmaea(Melted! ), C.tonkinensis(Melted! ), C.walkeri, C.wendtii 'Brown', C.wendtii 'Green', C.wendtii 'Green Gecko', C.wendtii 'Tropica' and Cryptocoryne x willisii

    Oh, juggling is hard work, man!...

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    the different colour forms of cherry barb are from one of the three different drainages.
    why I don't do garden hybrids and aquarium strains: natural species is a history of Nature, while hybrids are just the whims of Man.
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    Like that one har?? Got paper??

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    let me find time and scan that page.
    why I don't do garden hybrids and aquarium strains: natural species is a history of Nature, while hybrids are just the whims of Man.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hwchoy
    the different colour forms of cherry barb are from one of the three different drainages.
    That's interesting

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    I remember reading about this on the other forum. Here it is, with some pictures... nice variations....

    Cheers.

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    haha ok since you dig it up. here's the wild-caught pair from Kelani drainage.

    Puntius titteya – Ganga Kelani drainage




    Puntius titteya – Ganga Kelani drainage

    why I don't do garden hybrids and aquarium strains: natural species is a history of Nature, while hybrids are just the whims of Man.
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    Put my pics to shame...
    Read me! :bigsmile: http://justikanz.blogspot.com/

    I'm crypt collecting... Starting cheap, now have Cryptocoryne beckettii, C.beckettii var petchii, C.crispatula var.balansae, C.griffithii(Melted! ), C.nurii, C.parva, C.pygmaea(Melted! ), C.tonkinensis(Melted! ), C.walkeri, C.wendtii 'Brown', C.wendtii 'Green', C.wendtii 'Green Gecko', C.wendtii 'Tropica' and Cryptocoryne x willisii

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    Quote Originally Posted by Justikanz
    Put my pics to shame...
    did I mention it was taken with a G5? heehee


    well, you bought the flash already right? go and practice!
    why I don't do garden hybrids and aquarium strains: natural species is a history of Nature, while hybrids are just the whims of Man.
    hexazona crumenatum Galleria Botanica

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    Nope... Concentrating on other purchases now..
    Read me! :bigsmile: http://justikanz.blogspot.com/

    I'm crypt collecting... Starting cheap, now have Cryptocoryne beckettii, C.beckettii var petchii, C.crispatula var.balansae, C.griffithii(Melted! ), C.nurii, C.parva, C.pygmaea(Melted! ), C.tonkinensis(Melted! ), C.walkeri, C.wendtii 'Brown', C.wendtii 'Green', C.wendtii 'Green Gecko', C.wendtii 'Tropica' and Cryptocoryne x willisii

    Oh, juggling is hard work, man!...

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    Quote Originally Posted by hwchoy
    the different colour forms of cherry barb are from one of the three different drainages.
    Uncle Choy, the wild cherry in the Pisces book that both of us have, very different and doesn't seem to match with HH's photos.

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    I rather believe Pethiyagoda than the japs, HH's pix are from the Sri Lanka fish book. anyway my pisces book with Azmi leh.
    why I don't do garden hybrids and aquarium strains: natural species is a history of Nature, while hybrids are just the whims of Man.
    hexazona crumenatum Galleria Botanica

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    No, the book just says it's a wild cherry. blueish one.

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    think they oversaturated their pix.
    why I don't do garden hybrids and aquarium strains: natural species is a history of Nature, while hybrids are just the whims of Man.
    hexazona crumenatum Galleria Botanica

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