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Paedocypris

This topic contains 36 replies, has 12 voices, and was last updated by  Alex M. 3 years, 3 months ago.

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  • #344312

    Humunuku
    Participant

    As I mentioned previously I lost 20 out of 25, but it seems that both genders where ammong the remaing five.
    Today I discovered one fry right below the surface of the tank. ­čÖé

    #344318

    Matt
    Keymaster

    Congrats! Is there any chance of a photo of the aquarium?

    #344326

    Humunuku
    Participant

    QUOTE (Matt @ Jun 25 2011, 01:58 PM) < {POST_SNAPBACK}>
    Congrats! Is there any chance of a photo of the aquarium?


    Thanks Matt.

    I’m hoping on a visit by a friend with macro-gear to get some pics of the fry, so I’ll let you see one of the tank in a couple of days.

    #344631

    Humunuku
    Participant

    I finally got to upload some pictures.

    The tank


    22 liter, bogwood, oak- and catappa leaves with peat as asubstrate.

    Paedocypris sp. fry

    Top down view


    1 line = 1 mm

    Attached files

    #344632

    Stefan
    Member

    Very nice fry pics! Have you meanwhile found an ID for your fish?

    #344633

    Colin
    Participant

    very good!

    how does your pH sit in the tank?

    #344634

    Humunuku
    Participant

    No, I have not found out any more than the name it was being shipped as from Singapore. “Ruby Rasbora ( Paedocypris progenetica)”
    But seing images of the other speices leaves me in doubt if it’s progeneticas or one of the other species.

    Heres a couple of pictures of the adults.

    And one of the 20 that did not make it.

    Attached files

    #344636

    Stefan
    Member

    Excellent photos!

    They remind me more of Paedocypris carbunculus than of P. progenetica. Description here: http://rmbr.nus.edu.sg/rbz/biblio/56/56rbz415-422.pdf

    Colin, these are the same as what I have preserved from you isn’t it? I’ll take a look at those specimens tomorrow and maybe become a little wiser as to their identification.

    #344638

    Humunuku
    Participant

    QUOTE (Colin @ Jul 17 2011, 08:56 PM) < {POST_SNAPBACK}>
    very good!

    how does your pH sit in the tank?


    Currently around pH5, but It has been down towards 4.

    #344640

    Matt
    Keymaster

    Great photos! May we procure these for the Knowledge Base please?

    #344646

    Colin
    Participant

    Stefan – yup same ones

    #344648

    Stefan
    Member

    QUOTE (Colin @ Jul 18 2011, 05:58 PM) < {POST_SNAPBACK}>
    Stefan – yup same ones
    #344654

    Mark N
    Participant

    No way!!!! These are the first pictures I’ve seen of these spawning and now I’m hooked! Amazing..

    QUOTE (Matt @ Jun 23 2008, 06:04 PM) < {POST_SNAPBACK}>
    I┬┤ve just finished reading the description paper for this genus that currently contains 2 species. Some of you might remember it featuring in the press a couple of years back as one of the species, Paedocypris progenetica is reckoned to be the smallest vertebrate in the world. Both this and Paedocypris micromegethes are found in blackwater streams in SouthEast Asia, more specifically Sumatra and Bintan Island (P. progenetica) and Borneo (P. micromegethes). They┬┤re really cool little things with an interesting mode of reproduction but unfortunately both are threatened by habitat destruction….
    #353517

    Alex M.
    Participant

    I Realize this is an old post but, may i ask who the exporter was and/or a link? I would really love to get some of these guys for a species tank. Thank you in advance!

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