Are These Same Type Tetra?

Discussion in 'Fish, Snail, Worm And Pest ID Help' started by Jacee, Apr 11, 2017.

  1. Jacee

    JaceeNew MemberMember

    I was under impression these where same and would school together? The clearer one will not school with other... Was I told wrong

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  2. BottomDweller

    BottomDwellerFishlore VIPMember

    I can't see the pictures very well but if they are different types they will not school together. Tetras need to be in groups of 6+ of their own type.
  3. TexasDomer

    TexasDomerFishlore LegendMember

    They're different species, so no, they won't school together.
  4. aquatickeeper

    aquatickeeperFishlore VIPMember

    The coloration looks different to me, so they are different species. Different species of tetras don't school together.
  5. Granamyr

    GranamyrValued MemberMember

    the one on the left is a Serpae Tetra, Hyphessobrycon eques – Serpae Tetra

  6. MaddieTaylah

    MaddieTaylahWell Known MemberMember

    You were likely told wrong as most pet store employees don't have enough knowledge on proper fish care.
  7. OP

    JaceeNew MemberMember

    I was told wrong:) just left store and took them back which saves me a lot of issues because I didn't have enough to school anyways so it made my life slot easier