Re: [RML] Bedotia

Gary Lange (gwlange at
Wed, 2 Sep 1998 23:36:59 -0500

I thought that they also had another one that they were calling Bed. tricolor,
which was actually supposed to be a species name and not a description.
Several hobbyists in the NJ area had been keeping it since around 92.

Gary Lange
gwlange at
Rainbowfish Study Group of North America

> According to Paul Loiselle ( I hope I don't make a mistake as I write these
> lines from what I remember and not what I should have reread) B. geayi is a
> synonym of B. madagascariensis and both varieties of this fish kept in
> (and maybe other countries) are only one species (which I do not yet
> subscribe). The second species also kept in small numbers as whitefin Bedotia

> might be B. longianalis.
> Best regards
> Harro Hieronimus, Solingen, Germany
> harro.hieronimus at
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