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Old 12-19-2015, 03:48 PM   #1
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There was a tank full of assorted gouramis at one of my LFS's and I saw this little guy in there. He was even smaller than the dwarfs and honeys. Is this one just a juvie or something else?

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Old 12-20-2015, 04:43 AM   #2
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Might be a runt? Guessing a bit, hard to tell.
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What is this fish called? Barb, female swordtail? Of late it keeps hiding under a rock in the aquarium. Other residents are 2 Koi, 2 bristle mouth catfish, 2 Chinese algae eaters (on their way out... becoming territorial) & 1 glass fish.


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Looks like a Molly to me. Also, you have koi in your tank? Are they wintering or permanent residents?
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No, the Koi won't be permanent considering the size they get too. Thanks for clearing the name for me.
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Old 12-21-2015, 03:11 AM   #6
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Looks more like a Mickey Mouse platy to me than a molly in the last picture.


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Looks more like a Mickey Mouse platy to me than a molly in the last picture.


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The fins looked molly-ish to me, but I wasn't 100% sure, could be a platy.
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I have to agree with a Platy more than a Molly. It as the coloration of the old "Sunset Platy" but there have been so many mixed breeds since then that I couldn't identify exactly which type.
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There was a tank full of assorted gouramis at one of my LFS's and I saw this little guy in there. He was even smaller than the dwarfs and honeys. Is this one just a juvie or something else?

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Because the pic is not really clear, it appears that the 2 fish in the pic are a Gold Gourami and a Honey Gourami. The shape of the smaller one rules it out as a Gold/ Blue/ Opaline/ Dwarf, Giant, Pearl, etc but not the Honey. Since a Honey is a small fish to begin with, this may just be a small/ juvenile one.

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Because the pic is not really clear, it appears that the 2 fish in the pic are a Gold Gourami and a Honey Gourami. The shape of the smaller one rules it out as a Gold/ Blue/ Opaline/ Dwarf, Giant, Pearl, etc but not the Honey. Since a Honey is a small fish to begin with, this may just be a small/ juvenile one.

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Thanks andy! I was just curious, I appreciate it!

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