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    Just wondering... is it "ah-new-bye-us" or "ah-new-bee-us" or something totally different?

    Just one of those words that I know if I ever heard someone actually say it in person I'd be like "huh??" just like the first time I actually heard someone say "leucistic" at a reptile expo...
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    Quote Originally Posted by invadertoast
    Just wondering... is it or "ah-new-bye-us" "ah-new-bee-us" or something totally different?

    Just one of those words that I know if I ever heard someone actually say it in person I'd be like "huh??" just like the first time I actually heard someone say "leucistic" at a reptile expo...

    "ah-new-bye-us"
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    I always said it like "A New Bias" mainly because it sounds like a movie about predjudice or seomthing like that
    CORRECTED video of my fish. This link works. For sure. Really.

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    How is the Egyptian one spelled? I usually say it like that one... "a-new-bus"

    But when at the LFS they definitely said it differently making me look weird.
    I think they used the "a-new-bee-us"

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    How is the Egyptian one spelled?
    Anubis.. :)

    I could be wrong, but I've always said it ah-new-bee-us..

    The one that gets me is Cichlids.. Is it Sitch-lids?
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    Hehe i had to ask how to say "cichlid" I was saying "chill-id" lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cichlidnewbie
    Hehe i had to ask how to say "cichlid" I was saying "chill-id" lol.
    lol, at first i called them shishlids

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    So Am I saying it right?? :)
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    Quote Originally Posted by doug z
    So Am I saying it right?? :)
    its pronounced sick-lids

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    I say it "sick-lids"..thats how my LFS' say it.

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