Thread: Turquoise Red Spotted Severum
09-10-2012, 05:45 PM #1
Turquoise Red Spotted Severum
I just came back from the pet store with intent to buy a green Severum. I suddenly came across what was labeled a turquoise Red spotted Severum. I've heard of red and turquoise but never a combo of both. They didn't look too colorful in the tank, but knowing how they usually color up I took the plunge and got one. After he gets settled in tank ill get some pictures. Has anyone ever heard of one of these color variations?
09-10-2012, 06:29 PM #2
Could be a red shoulder severum aka Heros sp. rotkeil
Heros cf. efasciatus (coming from French Guyane)
Last edited by Rocksor; 09-10-2012 at 06:41 PM.
09-10-2012, 08:53 PM #3
Here is a link I found of a Severum with a similar name as the one I bought. Mine doesn't quite resemble this one yet though because it's still a juvenile.
09-11-2012, 12:48 AM #4
Looks awesome! I love severums.
10-29-2012, 02:01 PM #5
My LFS had some of these in when I bought my gold sev. I was really tempted. the owner said they are fairly new as far as bred. These were small and had not colored up so I decided to pass. Will be eager to see how you like yours.
good luck with them
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