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post #1 of 5 Old 11-13-2010, 12:13 PM Thread Starter
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Hello, I have a few fishies in my tank that need IDing. They came with the tank and the fellow that sold it didn't know what they were.
I appologize in advance for the size of the pics, I don't own any program that down sizes photos atm.

I was thinking the orange ones might be a Characin of some sort, I could be totally wrong though.
They are about 2.5 inches long and orange and yellow with black speckles on their backs. Big eyes with a red dot on them. The big shiney silver guy is also a mystery fish to me but I don't think he belongs in this family.
Thanks in advance!
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post #2 of 5 Old 11-13-2010, 12:17 PM
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The silver one looks similar to a Filament Barb

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The orange speckled ones are Gold Barbs and the other fellow is a Scissortail Rasbora.

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post #4 of 5 Old 11-13-2010, 10:33 PM
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+1 to the gold barb, nice fish
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post #5 of 5 Old 11-14-2010, 04:10 PM Thread Starter
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Thank you so much! I am very excited to know what everyone is now! :)

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