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post #11 of 22 Old 01-03-2010, 06:40 PM
definatly a fish, I would guess a rainbow, could be a tetra or rasbora also. The fins say rainbow to me though. The pic looks like it has 2 dorsal fins. A very small one followed by a much longer one. I would be fairly positive of a rainbowfish if that is the case. It doesn't have blue eyes, so that rules out a few species....

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post #12 of 22 Old 01-03-2010, 07:33 PM
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I've never heard of fish coming in on plants before!
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post #13 of 22 Old 01-18-2010, 03:12 PM Thread Starter
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Time for an update......

Here's a pic I took today. There are 8 in total, but one isn't growing for some reason.

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post #14 of 22 Old 01-18-2010, 04:18 PM
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So is it a fish or tadpole? It has two dorsal fins...
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post #15 of 22 Old 01-18-2010, 04:37 PM
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I've never heard of fish coming in on plants before!
It's definitely a fish fry. It actually makes sense since a lot of fish scatter their eggs among plants when spawning.

Mikaila31, good call on the rainbow fish possibility. It will be interesting to see what it develops into!

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post #16 of 22 Old 01-19-2010, 06:11 AM
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How cute :)

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post #17 of 22 Old 01-19-2010, 06:50 AM
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Glad to see it is still doing well. Cute, what ever it is!
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post #18 of 22 Old 01-20-2010, 05:31 PM
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It looks like one of thos hatchet fish that are real thin, rounded belly area. Not sure if thats right but maybe close.
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post #19 of 22 Old 01-24-2010, 02:34 PM
Very cute! Must have been quite a surprise for you! I'll be interested to see how they turn out too.
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post #20 of 22 Old 01-25-2010, 08:27 PM
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Being a relative noob to the tropical fish world, my guess would be a tetra of some kind.. I have a few different species of tetras and they all have two dorsal fins. Like I said, I'm a noob and be sure to take my advice and observations with a grain of salt
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