Filament Barb??

  1. sapphire

    sapphire Valued Member Member

    Can anyone confirm if this is a filament barb...LFS had it listed as a fin barb which i do not know...

    Thanks
     

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  2. MikeRad89

    MikeRad89 Well Known Member Member

    Yes, female filament barb (Dawkinsia filamentosa).
     
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    sapphire

    sapphire Valued Member Member

  4. MikeRad89

    MikeRad89 Well Known Member Member

    Color. Healthy males have a green/blue sheen to them.

    I'm not positive on the sex, but it is likely female.
     
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    sapphire

    sapphire Valued Member Member

    Thank you very much!
     
  6. chromedome52

    chromedome52 Fishlore VIP Member

    The brightness of the caudal markings suggests juvenile, as does the apparent size. These fish will get to 5 inches, and don't usually show sex until over 3.