Is This A Boesemani?

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Got me two rainbows from my LFS and was said to be juvenile boases but after a few weeks later this is how one of them looks like. I have two other boases and it does not look anything like them.

Can you help to identify?
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nikm128 said:
Not exactly sure what it is, but it's not a Bosemani
Funny part is, both fell sick today. Maybe a genetic malformation? A hybrid that it wasn't supposed to be?
 

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I believe this is a Female boesemani. I have had a few BoesemanI that turned out like this when I was expecting half front/back colors instead.
 

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jhadsell1883 said:
I believe this is a Female boesemani. I have had a few BoesemanI that turned out like this when I was expecting half front/back colors instead.
Females still have both the blue and red/orange halves, one of my females actually has a brighter red back half than the male
 

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nikm128 said:
Females still have both the blue and red/orange halves, one of my females actually has a brighter red back half than the male
Apparently my LFS is selling other rainbows as BoesemanI then
 

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Sarcasm Included said:
Looks more like a juvenile M.splendida
I would agree except for the fins. My juvis have little to no color in their fins. Also the color doesn't carry to the gills. I'm leaning towards a hybrid.
 

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Took a closer look at mine tonight, maybe it is boesemanI but the yellow extends further forward than I would have expected
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