|Smoopy1965 ||01-24-2011 06:54 PM |
Need help with identification
We have three of the pictured fish in our aquarium and can't remember what they are. Can anyone help?:roll:
They are the color of brand new pennies and have a dark spot near the tail on each side.
|shadow23 ||01-24-2011 08:01 PM |
they look like a barb.. do rosy barbs look similar to this fish??
|Smoopy1965 ||01-24-2011 08:04 PM |
You did it! You are absolutely right. As soon as I pulled up a pic of a rosy barb, I knew you were right! Thank you so much!
|shadow23 ||01-24-2011 08:06 PM |
Your Welcome.. I have 3 of those right in my tank too.
|SeaHorse ||01-24-2011 08:19 PM |
I have them too! Also called the Neon Rosy Barb and apparently they should be kept in groups of 5 or more. I recently had 2, one passed and the other was frantic in the tank for a week. I was advised of the need for 5, so I picked up 4 similar in size and it is really amazing to see them zippiing around my tank together, playing chase and follow the leader all 5 in row across the tank. Or again as a group they also love to swirl around in the output current of the filter. Enjoy!!
|Smoopy1965 ||01-24-2011 08:27 PM |
We only have three right now. Don't know if I can talk my hubbie into two more. The three seem pretty happy. I think we've pretty much maxed our tank out with all the barbs, catfish and tetras. It's only 30 gallons. It's a pretty lively tank!:-D
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