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hjkaga 08-11-2007 12:58 PM

what kind of fish is this
I just got this fish the other day. it came in with a shipment of brilliant rasboras that the store got. so they aren't sure what it is either.

willow 08-11-2007 01:23 PM

i'm probably wrong however................
Green fire tetra.Aphyocharax rathbuni

hjkaga 08-11-2007 01:41 PM

i looked up green fire tetra online and they look nothing like this fish. he is not green and has no red on him like they do. the main markings are the black and white at the base of the tail.

willow 08-11-2007 01:43 PM

:lol: knew i was wrong.
how about a Dawn tetra ?

hjkaga 08-11-2007 04:55 PM

anyone have any idea what this is??????? someone here has to know.

Lupin 08-11-2007 09:53 PM

I've looked into this link but none seems to match the features of your fish.:? It's very difficult to find a completely updated list of tetras around the net.

The-Wolf 08-12-2007 01:24 AM

looks like a tailspot tetra Aphyocharax paraguayensis to me

hjkaga 08-12-2007 10:43 AM

yes I do believe it is a tailspot tetra. thanks.

hjkaga 08-12-2007 12:44 PM

just found another site with a pic of it on and they call it a panda tetra.

bf2king 08-12-2007 12:59 PM

They seemed to be marked dawn tetra when i googled it.

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