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Just Want To Be Sure

Posted By: Nancy <naboden@aol.com>
Date: Friday, 16 October 1998, at 10:53 p.m.

I know we have covered this before, but I want to be sure I have this clear in my mind. B. Modesta doesn't have any visible vertical stripes, and it's back is more arched than the B. lecontei, although the coloring may be almost the same. Is that correct? I've been going from page to page looking at pictures and reading descriptions, and I think I'm getting more confused. I'm trying to figure out what I just bought, and if it was a mistake. I thought when I was at the store that I was buying B. modestas, but now that I have them home, I'm seeing some stripes. I can't tell about the stomach, because three of them could be considered concave, but the other one isn't. Of course it's the biggest and fattest. When I first put them in the tank, the biggest one started chasing my danios and tetras, but after they were