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    Found this and thought I'd share.. I don't like them, but it's odd nonetheless.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Cynotilapia-Fron...3286.m20.l1116
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    Are they a new man made concoction or something?
    I have never heard of them yet seen one.
    I no like either! Wrong shade,now blood red would be much nicer.
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    my lfs store has one, I don't like them, dull, washed out
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    They do look like dull, washed-out fish... the best explanation of this that I could find came courtesy of frontosa.com

    "Its a genetic mutation. In basic terms you need two compounds to create melanin which give fish the black colors. if you miss one you get brownish/orange. If you miss both you get yellowish/white.
    The red frontosa is missing one part of the process."

    Apparently they are man-made in thailand... go figure...
    Last edited by Crispy; 08-23-2009 at 05:12 PM.
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    Its more pink then red.
    Not for me! lol
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    Thanks for the link because I've never seen one. Don't like them either.

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    Interesting, had never seen those before. I like the traditional coloration myself.
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    Not a fan...thanks for sharing though!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Northernguy
    Are they a new man made concoction or something?
    Apparently they are a man made morph of the northern Burundi,
    they don't go down very well with serious Front keepers although
    I can see how some folk may be attracted to them.
    not my cup of tea either i'm afraid!
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    Why they would do something like that to one of the kings of the aquarium is beyond me. It is just horrible, right up there with dyeing and tattooing fish.
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