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    I wasn't keen on long finned fish untill I came across the
    long finned rosy barb and aquired some for my community tank



    Do you folks prefer the long finned or the regular Rosy Barb?
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    I prefer the normal finned fish in all species. I think the long fins look very unnatural. Personal opinion.
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    I agree. I can appreciate why people like the flowy fins, but to me, i just prefer the sleeker look. It looks more natural and a lot of long finned fish become targets for aggression.

    Its a great pic though, as always. I need to send u my camera so we can see if its just my crappy skills or the crappy cam! lol

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    I'm mixed on it, depends on the specific fish.
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    I quite like that one!
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    Hi,
    The to me I like just normal fish with normal fins.

    But depending on the fish and it's tank I do like flowing fines. But IMO I thing the Rosy Barbs look best with normal fins.

    But don't worry your fish are nice to watch.

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    Theanks for the feedback guys, The more I look at them the more
    I think they look like a species of Gold Fish (Nothing wrong with Goldfish)
    They are eye catching and graceful to watch when swimming but
    I'm thinking I prefer the regular Rosy's as well.
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    longfined fish are targets for nippers

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    Quote Originally Posted by cer
    longfined fish are targets for nippers
    Only if you have fin nipping fish in the same tank.
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    I have long finned Rosy Barbs too. I like them but I mixed mine in with regular finned Rosy Barbs. Currently my lady fish is beautifully dressed in her long fins and the males have short fins. I enjoy the variety. I just got some Glass Rosy Barbs. Have you seen those? They are yellow and red instead of Pink and Green. Still in quarantine though can't wait to see them all together!

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