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Old 06-20-2013, 09:03 AM   #1
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Please help with identifying these fish

I posted about these little cuties a few weeks back but haven't received any definite answers. A dozen danio-like fry showed up in a newly set up tank, 8 days after I planted it. The eggs had to have been in the plants I bought. I was starting a fishless cycle with a tiny bit of ammonia so am amazed that any of them survived, but have successfully reared 5 to this size (about 3/4"). They are quick, active shoalers like danios. The markings are not the same as giant danios (the most common suggestion) and the yellow-green lines fluoresce under lights. Could they be hybrids? Any ideas? One photo was taken with flash (it made my homemade black background look green) and the other only lit by the tank lights.
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Old 06-20-2013, 09:06 AM   #2
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Yeah. I think they are a hybrid. Never seen a fish like that. Maybe a mix of giant danio and something. They look really cool though btw. .
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I also believe it's a hybrid
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Also think hybrid of Danio. Very cool looking though.
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They almost look like ricefish!

But most likely a hybrid.
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They almost look like ricefish!

But most likely a hybrid.
Rice fish?? Man, you seem to love odd ball fish/rare fish! .
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Actually, I think rice fish are pretty colorless and these are quite colorful. But they do have that little upturned mouth like ricefish have!
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