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    Can anybody ID these fish? some kind of tetra, maybe?
    (The ones with the red streak)
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    kinda look like rasboras

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    You're right...it does look more like a rasbora...

    Which one though? I don't know them all...
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    harlequin maybe?

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    another vote for harlequin rasbora

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    They do not look like the normal species of harlequin rasboras, but there are a few species of them, most likely one of the less common species of harlequin rasbora.
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    They are most likely either Trigonstigma espei (Lambchop rasbora) or Trigonstigma heteromorpha (Harlequin rasbora).

    I think they look most like T. espei, but I will need a better picture to be sure.
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    are you sure they're not glowlight?
    (http://animal-world.com/encyclo/fres...elsRasbora.php)
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    It definetly is a rasbora, but nor harlequin.
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    Hmm.. the T. hengeli is supposed to have a thinner orange line with very thin black line that ends in an angle, very symmetric to the orange line. and a more glass like body. They are also supposed to be very small, no more than 3 cm.

    I think we need a better picture to be sure. Until then, I think we can agree that this is one of the four known Trigonostigma species, though I'm fairly sure that is is not T. heteromorpha or T. somphongsi.
    Last edited by dev; 07-03-2007 at 04:48 PM.

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