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I’m planning on buying this fish. It is being sold as a Vaillantii. I’ve asked a few people and some said yes to it being B. Vaillantii
And others say D. Peruanus
I’d really like to know what this dude is, thank you

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Indeed, the first post do misled me, it really looked like a D. peruanus. But after the 2nd photo-post, I had 2nd opinion lol. But I still keep an open mind, the overall aesthetic still a bit weird for a Piramutaba, to me at least

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I always use this photo as a reference for a juvenile Piramutaba
 

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PCF Cat-eLog entry has good photos of vaillantii of various ages and sizes, all look the right ID to me. I'd recommend them for ID. The Aqua Imports photo above looks a bit different from what's in PCF but together with the PCF pics I think the picture is complete: https://www.planetcatfish.com/common/species.php?species_id=1178
 
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