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    Is This A Rasbora?

    I could also move my neon tetras into my 20g tank. That only has 2 guppies and 6 skirt tetras in it - plenty of room. They're the ones who I think would be at risk.
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    Is This A Rasbora?

    It seems to think it's a Harlequin. I wonder if it has been with them forever and has no idea it isn't one. The only LFS I have is Petco and Petsmart. I suspect that if I bring it there, they will sell it to someone who may have a much smaller tank than I do. I do have small fish in that...
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    Is This A Rasbora?

    It sure is odd that it wound up in my batch of Harlequins. LiveAquaria must have stocked Two Spots at some point and gotten them mixed, or their supplier did.
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    Unexpected Twist In My 55g

    After more reading I realized I do not have room for a school of Twospots even if I could find them for sale. So that is no longer an issue. Colorful fish I know I can find locally include gourami (dwarf & regular), mollies, guppies, and some Cichlids. Which of these would work best with what I...
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    Is This A Rasbora?

    I looked at some other online photos, and yes, I really do think you're right. It's a 55g tank so unfortunately, no, I don't. Is it even okay to keep a single 6" fish in a 55? Right now it seems quite happy, regularly schooling with either the cherry barbs or the Harlequins - very active.
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    Is This A Rasbora?

    Goodness, Twospot rasboras are nearly impossible to find for sale! Have scoured the internet and nothing. Live Aquaria doesn't even have them - which is ironic given that's where this guy came from. Anyone know a good source?
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    I Don't Understand...

    So much for that theory. I'm sorry about your fish. I lost a Betta unexpectedly years ago and I think it was from a water parameter issue. They are more sensitive to it than I'd realized.
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    I Don't Understand...

    How long did you have him before he died?
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    Is This A Rasbora?

    Ah, ok. I'll see if I can find a place that can get some in for me. Tough to find a day to sit at home and wait all day for them during the school year.
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    Is This A Rasbora?

    Thank you! LiveAquaria must have gotten them mixed up. I'm assuming they're ok living together? Will having just one of one type and 5 of the other cause any issues?
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    Is This A Rasbora?

    Is this a Harlequin Rasbora? It looks clear with a few black spots, different than the other ones who only have black in the back. I ordered 6 and this one is different to the point where I wonder if it's a different type of fish? It's bigger than the other 5 (not in photo). When I got them I...
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    Ratio Of Cherry Barbs

    I ordered 6 cherry barbs from LiveAquaria. I didn't have the option to choose sex and silly me thought they'd know to include more females than males, but they sent 3 of each. I'm realizing that this may not be an issue while they are very young, but may become one as they grow (not sure how...
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    Unexpected Twist In My 55g

    Thanks for any ideas on this.
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    Male Guppy At Top Of Tank

    Thanks. Then maybe I won't rock the boat. The tank has filtration for more, but I almost hate to disrupt a good thing.
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    Male Guppy At Top Of Tank

    I forgot to update. The guppy died 2 days after posting this thread. The other 2 guppies periodically kept checking on him almost - circling up to see him then darting off. I think FeederGuppies was right - probably just old age. I checked him over after I removed him from the tank and saw no...
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    Unexpected Twist In My 55g

    It's been a busy day in fish world. I originally posted here looking for ideas of a colorful fish to add to my 55g tank. In the process of looking at my fish I realized that one of the Rasboras I got last month looks way different than the others. Someone helped me ID it - and it is a different...
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    Male Guppy At Top Of Tank

    Light is on about 6 1/2 - 7 hours/day. It's the standard light in the Aqueon 20G high hood.
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    Male Guppy At Top Of Tank

    FeederGuppies, I suppose it could. I guess I assumed that the chain pet stores had enough turnover that what they sell is fairly young, but I have no reason to think that other than a guess. This guy doesn't seem unhappy or in distress - he's just not moving a lot and staying at the top. If I...
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    Male Guppy At Top Of Tank

    JamieLu - That's the color on his bottom fins. FeederGuppies - I got them all from PetSmart, and best I know they were adults - they haven't grown at all in the time I've had them.
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    Male Guppy At Top Of Tank

    No yellow patches. I have an airstone - lots of oxygen I think.




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