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    Well I never ever thought this day would come but I am stumped...

    The wholesalers received a new load of fish and called me in to look at these guys... they don't know what they are and they were mixed in between the Neons. I'm afraid I couldn't help them either

    The picture is not the best... but the red on the end of the tail is bright neon red like in denisonii barbs...

    Has anyone here come across this fish?



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    i think i may have seen these but can't put a name to them,but i think( i could be wrong) there some sort of neons?
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    They look like a type rasboras not Harlequin rasboars with those black triangles on them but the shape of the body is very similiar in body type but cannot find the colors like the picture you provided.

    I could be completely off but the body shape looks like a some rasboras
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    They do have similiarities with the Rasbora sp.cf.borapetensis & Rasbora kalbarensis but they are different these ones... they only have the one bright bright red stripe and underneath a black one
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    I believe they are Bryconops melanurus, taillight tetra
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    I think algenco got it,I googled that and with the exception of the orange stripe it is a ringer.Jumping anchovy.

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    can't beat Dr. Axlerods "Atlas of freshwater fishes"
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    Yeah that it was i thought they looked similiar but had no idea.

    Glad you got it angeleco I want your book! i only have an ok one by dick mills ... ets an eye witness handbook
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    Quote Originally Posted by Algenco
    can't beat Dr. Axlerods "Atlas of freshwater fishes"
    Thats the book I looked through,I saw that one as well,but without the orange stripe I didnt feel comfortable posting it.I do think you are correct though.

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