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Olympia 07-05-2014 08:49 PM

Barb ID please?
 
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I think it's a barb at least..

jaysee 07-05-2014 09:00 PM

I think I just saw them at the fish store the other day. 8 line barb I think they called it.

tankman12 07-05-2014 09:04 PM

Dang i have never seen those before, and I have seen a lot of fish lol. They sort of look like barred barbs. But I have no idea.
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Olympia 07-05-2014 09:18 PM

I was hoping for a species name but nothing comes up under that...
They said they are from Singapore but I'm not sure if that meant wild caught there or bred. :/ darn buggers..

jaysee 07-05-2014 09:22 PM

Perhaps it's a barb cousin - a rasbora.

tankman12 07-05-2014 09:23 PM

Im doubting bred. I have never seen ones that have lines like that, i have seen ones with blue than black lines, also another one but to thick lines, also another one that but they are to skinny. Idk this is hard!
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Olympia 07-05-2014 09:42 PM

Eirmotus octozona? Looks close?

jaysee 07-05-2014 10:01 PM

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Originally Posted by Olympia (Post 4720706)
Eirmotus octozona? Looks close?


You've got it.

tankman12 07-05-2014 10:08 PM

That can't be it.
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jaysee 07-05-2014 10:10 PM

Please, enlighten us as to why not.


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