01-03-2011, 06:56 PM
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Jen, first may I welcome you to Tropical Fish Keeping forum.
Now, to your fish: I suspect this is a Chinese Algae Eater. It is included in our fish profiles, click on the shaded name to see the profile.
I at first thought it was more likely the true algae eater, Siamese, or perhaps the false Siamese, due to the fairly thick dark band [most Chinese algae eaters have more of a series of dots rather than a solid line, as shown in the photo in our profile] but having read some references on these species I think it probably is the Chinese; I did find some photos very similar to your fish.
The sad news is that this is not a particularly good fish for an aquarium; it attains 6 inches and can get quite aggressive not only to other bottom fish but even upper-level fish, and as it matures it eats less and less algae to the point where it won't even look at algae.