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07-25-2013 01:16 AM
VivaDaWolf That is super interesting, learned something new today. I wonder what other tetras would look like with that.

The older ones in the tank have always been nipping and chase fish, constantly moving. The 3 new ones are pretty docile so far, I wonder if that will change once they get settled/grow.

The blue/yellow striping is just a random variation Im guessing vs. sexual dimorphism
07-24-2013 10:40 PM
Mr. Limpet The gold coloring is guanin produced by the fish to protect from parasites found in their native waters. Fish without the extra guanin look completely different.
07-24-2013 03:21 AM
VivaDaWolf I got gold/brass tetras in my tank, they dont really look alike. Those are more opaque silver while these guys are a bit more translucent.
07-24-2013 02:21 AM
Mr. Limpet Hemigrammus rodwayi, normal form.
07-24-2013 12:24 AM
fishboy199413 The cory is Corydoras elegans.
07-23-2013 11:58 PM
VivaDaWolf Some candidates

hemigrammus hyanuary Costello tetra

Moenkhausia ceros Ceros Tetra

hemigrammus berrigonae
No info on google, but image search looks like it
07-23-2013 11:24 PM
VivaDaWolf Well theyre definitely tetras, just what kind :P They look a lot better today, despite kinky looking spine...

this one is blue

this one is orange

also would like an ID on this cory! ont he left. The right one is a rabauti
07-23-2013 03:39 AM
Diana 3rd picture, the fish closest to us (not the Cories) is not healthy. See the concave abdomen? This fish might just be the 'low fish on the totem pole' and the others in the store have been chasing it away from the food, or else it has a real problem.

Don't forget to quarantine! Every time!
07-23-2013 03:37 AM
wicca27 they look like some kind of tetra to me
07-23-2013 02:01 AM
ngrubich Looks like a glowlight tetra or black neon to me
07-23-2013 01:32 AM
pantherspawn Almost looks like an albino black neon.
07-23-2013 01:30 AM
VivaDaWolf Awesome, the lack of colour threw me off!
07-23-2013 01:25 AM
fishboy199413 One of those looks like a female Axelrodia riesei. The others I am not completely sure.
07-23-2013 01:12 AM
VivaDaWolf tank pics
That 1 fish is definitely different
And the 3 really resemble black neons...but not quite.I dunno? The lfs guy threw pretty tetra as a suggestion- wrong, or some fish L:IKE black neons, but they werent blacks.

thats 2 of em showing the difference
07-23-2013 12:44 AM
Fish ID Please!

I dont know if all 4 are the same species, 1 came from 1 tank, 3 came from another.

The single one has a silver body, black caudal spot and right above it is an iridescent yellow/red spot.
The 3 had same silver body, caudal spot, and an iridescent stripe going down the side that looked blue in the store.

Extremely pale as I'm acclimating, but I'll try and get a tank photo soon..

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