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Old 06-29-2013, 02:49 PM   #1
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Fish I.D.?

So I started this planted bowl a couple of months ago and recently introduced this fish to it. I'll preface by saying, I know you shouldn't keep wild fish. However, on a recent trip to a nearby creek, I found a little pool about the size of a baseball and 1/4" deep littered with all these fry. Most were dead, the few flopping around I gathered up in a water bottle and took home. Out of the 3 I caught, one has survived. I plan on eventually putting it in an above-ground pond, due to his size. For the time being, he is in my planted bowl. Anyway, can anyone tell what he is?
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Old 06-29-2013, 02:59 PM   #2
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Not sure, almost looks like some sort of wild platy to me. But it's hard to tell
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Old 06-29-2013, 03:16 PM   #3
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I cant really tell but look up mosquito fish, they can be found in tiny puddles like that and breed like guppys
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I would need a closer picture but it looks like a Molly or an American flag fish
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Old 06-29-2013, 06:18 PM   #5
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I'd guess mosquito too
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Old 06-29-2013, 07:16 PM   #6
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Doesn't really look like a gambusia(mosquito) I would say flag fish
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