05-07-2009, 03:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Fishin Pole
Byron, no my brilliant rasboras arent the ones pictured...........I understand the difference in diet, habitat can have an impact on the coloring of the same species fish, but the fish pictured is different than my brilliants.....(if that is what i have)..........Mine do not have the coloring on the edge of the scales, like the one pictured, plus miine have more goldish foil above the black line.........None of mine have the black line continue thru there eyes to the lips......I still think the pictured fish is some type of pencilfish
The two photos attached to my earlier post are from Seriously Fish (I think) and are stated to be brilliant rasbora; a Google search brought up dozens of similar photos, so I have no doubt about those photos. I'm not going to say the fish in zombiefish610's original post are the same--I think they are. But the fish in my post is the brilliant rasbora.
Having seen your latest post, i checked Wikipedia (which by the way is put together by folks like us, some amateurs mostly, and info may or may not be correct, but no matter) but there are no photos of the brilliant rasbora there, just the common harlequin. On the sidebar though it does have the photo below, a blackline rasbora, which sounds like the fish you describe. Rasbora borapetensis is the species.