CHAETO... What's the correct way to say it?

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OK. I've heard this word pronounced in so many different ways in the hobby... Everything from "Cheeto" to "Kay-toe"

So, I decided to actually look up how it's supposed to be pronounced.

Apparently the "Ch" is "K" (Latin pronunciation), the "ae" is "ee" and the "to" is "tō." So it's pronounced like "Key-toe." Or...if you want to say the whole word, it's "Key-toe-morf-ah" (Chaetomorpha).

Just thought I'd pass that along to anyone else who is interested in this stuff. Haha!
So, what you’re saying is, it’s part of my diet now. Got it!
 
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OK. I've heard this word pronounced in so many different ways in the hobby... Everything from "Cheeto" to "Kay-toe"

So, I decided to actually look up how it's supposed to be pronounced.

Apparently the "Ch" is "K" (Latin pronunciation), the "ae" is "ee" and the "to" is "tō." So it's pronounced like "Key-toe." Or...if you want to say the whole word, it's "Key-toe-morf-ah" (Chaetomorpha).

Just thought I'd pass that along to anyone else who is interested in this stuff. Haha!
Thank you! I always wondered how to properly pronounce Chaeto!
 

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