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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-19-2012, 08:01 PM Thread Starter
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Impulse buy Fish ID

picked up a loachy looking suckermouth fish, could anyone ID it for me?

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-19-2012, 08:12 PM
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Can't see it in the bag to be 100% certain but thinking Chinese Algae Eater.
Tend to become aggressive when grown. Gave my angels fits when full grown.

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It looks to be a Chinese algae eater, unfortunately they get aggressive as they age. I'm pretty sure they can get up to 6 inches long if not more.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-19-2012, 08:22 PM Thread Starter
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Ew, I suppose this one is going back. Thank you very much!
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-19-2012, 08:49 PM
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Yup good plane these fish are so cute at first then they become bullies.

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