P. cf. alfredi — (Ruine­mans 2013) Helene Schoubye


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Parosphromenus cf. alfredi (Ruine­mans 2013)

This par­tic­u­lar fish was bought in a shop in Copen­hagen in 2013, and was reported to come from an import via the dutch importer Ruinemans.

It was labelled P.tweed­iei.

There have been dis­cus­sion regard­ing whether it was a cor­rect iden­ti­fi­ca­tion, — this has been an inter­est­ing debate, as it has shown how dif­fi­cult actual iden­ti­fi­ca­tion of in par­tic­u­lar the species P.tweediei can be. The species as we know it is very close to P. alfredi, P.rubrimontis. Theres has been experts hav­ing dif­fer­ent opin­ions about this par­tic­u­lar fish, — most are quite sure it should be labelled p. cf. alfredi.

Theres no doubt it is an extremely beat­i­ful fish, and at the moment it has been dis­trib­uted to many other breed­ers in Europe.


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