Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Freshwater > Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 01-03-2013, 10:47 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Ian086's Avatar


 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Drogheda, Ireland
Posts: 3,096
Platy Or Molly

Hi, i just wanted to settle a dispute(friendly of course!!) with a mate. I said both fish below are platies but he insists the orange one is a molly. Can someone please settle this!!!...Thanks, Ian
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF6359.jpg
Views:	48
Size:	121.8 KB
ID:	141600   Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF6490.jpg
Views:	63
Size:	144.9 KB
ID:	141601  

__________________

__________________
Ian086 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 10:59 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Tetra1990's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Omaha Nebraska
Posts: 1,617
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ian086 View Post
Hi, i just wanted to settle a dispute(friendly of course!!) with a mate. I said both fish below are platies but he insists the orange one is a molly. Can someone please settle this!!!...Thanks, Ian
I'm sure both are platies. Look at the dorsal fin and tails, both are the same shape on each fish. Both species can have a zillion color combinations.
__________________

__________________
Tetra1990 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 11:03 PM   #3
Aquarium Advice Activist
 
Dreamwallaby's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 115
both are Platy. the top one I actually have. the bottom is a twin bar platy
__________________
Stacy~44gal pent. 2 fire belly toads, 2 fire belly newts, 3 neon tetras, 3 platys, 5 cherry barbs, 5 glowlight tetras, 1 spotted Raphael cat, 4 Burmese zebra loaches, 2 dwarf gourami, 2 otos ~9 gal w/6 endlers (class k), 2 scarlet badis, 5 orange bee and 6 RC shrimp
Dreamwallaby is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 11:08 PM   #4
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Aqualady40's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Posts: 1,330
I have platy's....they are BOTH platy's......
__________________
Current tanks: 55g/ 40B/ 20H/, 5g
If you always do what you've always done, you'll end with the same results
Aqualady40 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
molly, platy

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off








» Photo Contest Winners







All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:17 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
×