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Old 09-04-2013, 08:15 PM   #1
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fish ID help...

I need some help getting an ID on some fish that were given to me. Im not sure what they are.

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Old 09-04-2013, 08:29 PM   #2
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My guess: Black tetra, AKA black skirt tetra, high-fin black skirt tetra, and black widow tetra:
Black tetra - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Seems like you have a coloured one too. Maybe pink or orange or redish. Cant see clear enough in picture. Not sure if its a bleeding heart (bleeding heart tetra normally have small red dot on both sides, which I don't see on your fish) or something else.

Cant really tell from pic.
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Old 09-04-2013, 08:32 PM   #3
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Hi, the pic isn't amazingly clear and I'm still new to the hobby but some could be black skirt tetras if you want to Google a picture for comparison. Good luck and happy fish keeping

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Old 09-04-2013, 08:38 PM   #4
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Thanks for the input. Here is a better picture of em.

They were given to me because the person that had em had em in a glass bowl and I could not take that! They are in my QT 10gal for now then will be put in my 75.

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Old 09-04-2013, 08:42 PM   #5
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Could be black skirt and coloured skirt tetras?
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Old 09-04-2013, 08:43 PM   #6
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That's kinda what I was thinking too....
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Old 09-04-2013, 08:58 PM   #7
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Thanks for the input. Here is a better picture of em.

They were given to me because the person that had em had em in a glass bowl and I could not take that! They are in my QT 10gal for now then will be put in my 75.

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Black Skirt and maybe a White Skirt?

Also big props for using a QT tank
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Old 09-04-2013, 09:07 PM   #8
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Well its all thanks to AA. I have learned so much here. I thank all of the people that make this site so wonderful.

It all started with my wife bringing home a gold fish and a betta. I had no idea how to take care of a fish. I went on google and found this site thank goodness! .I now have a 75gal that is wonderful to sit and watch.
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Old 09-04-2013, 09:10 PM   #9
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Here is a picture of my 75. Been up and running for 4 months now.

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Old 09-05-2013, 07:46 AM   #10
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Thanks for the input. Here is a better picture of em.

They were given to me because the person that had em had em in a glass bowl and I could not take that! They are in my QT 10gal for now then will be put in my 75.
I have both these , id say black skirt and white skirt tetras , how many of each do you have ? They can be a bit fin nippy if not in groups I had 5 now sadly 4 , and they are great fun to watch , I'm planning on more once I upgrade to a 100g or more ..
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Old 09-05-2013, 08:24 AM   #11
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We have those colored tetras at one of my LFS's. they're called Strawberry Skirted tetras or something like that.
As for the others, they are 100% black skirt tetras
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Mixed fruit tetra
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Old 09-05-2013, 06:01 PM   #13
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I have 3 black skirt and one pink one.
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Old 09-06-2013, 06:04 AM   #14
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I have 3 black skirt and one pink one.
I would say get at least 2 more pinkies if you have room for them , I would have a tank full of skirted tetras if I had room they are cool little fish ..
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