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Old 01-16-2006, 01:37 AM   #1
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Any ideas what type of fish this is??? (pics inside)

I just picked these up and I'm not sure what they are. Any ideas? I have a breeding pair that is being kept at 80F. I suspect they are live bearers, however, at this point I'm not sure (they were breeding at the place where I bought them but they didn't have any info for me).









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Old 01-16-2006, 01:55 AM   #2
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Possibly Butterfly Goodeid, Ameca splendens or a relative. Great algae eaters and one of the few to eat staghorn algae.
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they look like a hybrid between the two almost?!

if it is... i like what i see... but they are great algae eaters as apocalypse said
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Old 01-16-2006, 08:00 AM   #4
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They definitely look like goodeids to me. These are live bearing fish and I believe quite endangered in their natural habitat. There's a live bearers club that specializes in captive breeding programs and preservation of these fish. Great find!!!
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Thanks for the help guys! I helps knowing what I'm dealing with.

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