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Fish Id needed.

So I was in another lfs today, saw this little guy, no label nothing.

My friend said he came in as an assorted rainbow fish.




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That fish is a madagascar rainbow (Bedotia geayi). Great fish
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if it looks like this (kinda hard to tell in the pic) its a blue fin killie i have a trio of them myself. they are pretty but can be kinda shy

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if it looks like this (kinda hard to tell in the pic) its a blue fin killie i have a trio of them myself. they are pretty but can be kinda shy

The body shape and fins of the Madagascar rainbow are different from your killie.
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That fish is a madagascar rainbow (Bedotia geayi). Great fish
After googling it. It is indeed a Madagascar Rainbow!
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Got a few of the Madagascar's in the store I work at, gorgeous fish!

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must say it does have the looks of a Killie...


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must say it does have the looks of a Killie...

That's why I thought my friend was crazy when he said it was a rainbow! I was sure it was some sort of Killie fish!

They are asking 7.99 for him, I am unsure if this is a good price for the little dude or not. Never dealt with this type of Rainbow before

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That's why I thought my friend was crazy when he said it was a rainbow! I was sure it was some sort of Killie fish!

They are asking 7.99 for him, I am unsure if this is a good price for the little dude or not.
I'd buy him and all his little freinds for that


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I'd buy him and all his little freinds for that

It's just him. If I remember and have time, Ill pick him up tomorrow.

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depends on the type of killie, you can get blue fins on aquabid some times for a good price for a goup of them in the natives section. ive got them a few times when i buy plants from pet shops
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depends on the type of killie, you can get blue fins on aquabid some times for a good price for a goup of them in the natives section. ive got them a few times when i buy plants from pet shops

Hes not a killie.

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