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I think I see now, Histrionica vs Rostrata A little help

Posted By: JD <dietsch@voicenet.com>
Date: Thursday, 27 August 1998, at 10:06 a.m.

Histrionica vs Rostrata

OK Looking for clarification here. I think I have a handel on the situation and let me sumerize and get opinions.

So a geto is a juvenile Rostrata, but a name not really used anymore. I will buy that and adjust my name game pages accordingly. Now the differences between Histrionica and Rostrata were not totally evident to me until I looked at all the pics at once. Lets see if this makes sense. The rostrata is a slightly fatter loach or thicker from top to bottom. Rostrata has more vertical bars approx. 8-10. The bars are a little more open and blotchy and can be very open in