Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources

Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources (http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/forum.php)
-   Freshwater and Tropical Fish (http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/freshwater-tropical-fish/)
-   -   Fish ID (http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/freshwater-tropical-fish/fish-id-80317/)

tjg323 09-07-2011 08:29 PM

Fish ID
 
1 Attachment(s)
I just bought a tank on craigslist and the previous owner didn't know what type of fish were in it. They're about 5 inches long and I've attached a picture. If someone could help me ID them, that would be great.

Thanks!

sankho 09-08-2011 01:51 AM

I think this fish is of Genus Puntius but species not sure

jeaninel 09-08-2011 02:28 AM

They look like young Tinfoil barbs.

Byron 09-08-2011 12:51 PM

I concur with jeaninel. They get big--very big, and need a large tank. Two similar species are in our fish profiles, click on the names to see the profile:
Barbonymus schwanenfeldii
Barbonymus altus

[These fish were previously in Puntius, but as noted in the profile info have now been moved.]

Byron.


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:45 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome