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Betta compuncta
October 31, 2009
9:10 am
Matt
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Wonderful colours in the fins of the male. /cool.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid="B)" border="0" alt="cool.gif" /> Did you collect them yourself csh?

Cake or death?
October 31, 2009
11:03 am
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QUOTE (Matt @ Oct 31 2009, 08:53 AM) < {POST_SNAPBACK}>
Wonderful colours in the fins of the male. /cool.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid="B)" border="0" alt="cool.gif" /> Did you collect them yourself csh?


yes,colours fin fish is female

October 31, 2009
1:46 pm
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Lol thanks for the correction. /rolleyes.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":rolleyes:" border="0" alt="rolleyes.gif" /> Care to tell us a bit about their habitat?

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November 3, 2009
11:39 am
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The picture is too small to do any counts on. The fish shows the orange sub distal band on the caudal and anal fins that is found in compuncta, but it does not show the reticulated pattern in the posterior half of the body that is a characteristic of this species. Could be B. patoti as well.

November 5, 2009
9:27 am
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QUOTE (retro_gk @ Nov 3 2009, 11:22 AM) < {POST_SNAPBACK}>
The picture is too small to do any counts on. The fish shows the orange sub distal band on the caudal and anal fins that is found in compuncta, but it does not show the reticulated pattern in the posterior half of the body that is a characteristic of this species. Could be B. patoti as well.


tath is not betta patoti,size different.
betta patoti max lenght:13cm
this fish max lenght:6~7 cm

December 2, 2010
8:45 am
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QUOTE (csh @ Nov 5 2009, 10:10 AM) < {POST_SNAPBACK}>
tath is not betta patoti,size different.
betta patoti max lenght:13cm
this fish max lenght:6~7 cm

This is the fish Colin has, and I have had as well, and is not compuncta but a new variety of Betta unimaculata. As Rahul pointed out, it indeed lacks the 'tattoo-pattern' on its flank in the female. A magnificent creature; very beautiful!

This is a real B. compuncta (female): http://www.wwf.se/source.php?id=1120911

December 2, 2010
11:50 am
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yeah - same fish. Mine are about ready to bred now, still not very big. The pardalotos which you seen with them are bigger than the new unimac by about 1cm now!

December 2, 2010
12:25 pm
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QUOTE (Colin @ Dec 2 2010, 12:33 PM) < {POST_SNAPBACK}>
yeah - same fish. Mine are about ready to bred now, still not very big. The pardalotos which you seen with them are bigger than the new unimac by about 1cm now!

I'm still not convinced they remain that small and that's due a personal experience with pallifina, which stayed about the size you describe here until I gave them to Wendy or Lydia (can't remember) and there they grew much, much bigger. Same for ideii. Good luck spawning yours Colin!! Exciting!

December 5, 2010
2:49 pm
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Wow! Nice fish here. the color is amazing!

December 5, 2010
3:44 pm
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Yes they are beautiful fish, i think i posted some pics here too? (maybe petfrd?)

December 5, 2010
3:46 pm
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QUOTE (Colin @ Dec 5 2010, 04:27 PM) < {POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yes they are beautiful fish, i think i posted some pics here too? (maybe petfrd?)

Yeah Petfrd; haven't found them here, so... /rolleyes.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":rolleyes:" border="0" alt="rolleyes.gif" />

January 19, 2011
10:40 pm
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So are they compuncta? I have the opportunity to get some from a shop in Oslo, but I´m not naerly convinced what she sells really are "the real thing" and no pics so far. I have no need to get
a different species . So I will probably not buy the fish !!

January 19, 2011
10:43 pm
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No they're not, they're cf. unimac. All 'compuncta' in the trade seem to be that.

March 17, 2011
5:44 am
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QUOTE (Stefan @ Jan 19 2011, 11:26 PM) < {POST_SNAPBACK}>
No they're not, they're cf. unimac. All 'compuncta' in the trade seem to be that.


hi stefan,this betta fish is not betta compuncta,i breed them one year.
do you have betta antuta or betta ocellata Loreh?

March 17, 2011
8:47 am
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QUOTE (csh @ Mar 17 2011, 06:27 AM) < {POST_SNAPBACK}>
hi stefan,this betta fish is not betta compuncta,i breed them one year.
do you have betta antuta or betta ocellata Loreh?

I'm afraid not, sorry.

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