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    South American Spotted Gar

    Discussion in 'Gars & Bowfins' started by wwcichlids, Nov 22, 2010.

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      Just got some of these as Boulengerella maculata
      but for some reason I question this. Anyone out there confirm or deny what they are. Very nice looking fish.
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      appear to be floridas
       
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      That is what I was thinking. Very curious to see what the general consensus is.
       
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      no gars in south america. lol looks like a florida
       
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      i can see how you can get mixed up though
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      alternative name was Spotted Pike Characin, Peruvian Gar.
      nice fish
       
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      Florida gar for sure :) --
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      florida gar, bit on the skinny side.
       
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      ya i would say florida to. how big do Spotted Pike Characin, Peruvian Gar get
       
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      Yes it is a Tank Raised Florida gar. They were inported from the far east as tank raised gar. My contact wanted to call them SA Gar but was incorrect.

      I just wanted verification
       

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