Fish Id

Discussion in 'Fish, Snail, Worm And Pest ID Help' started by Sina-key, Apr 7, 2017.

  1. Sina-keyWell Known MemberMember

    I bought these fishes with 2 platy today and now im acclimating them what are they?
    The owner told me they are live breeder and can live in a planted tank with temperature of 25-27c
  2. BottomDwellerFishlore VIPMember

    I can't really see them very well in the picture but they look a bit like halfbeaks
  3. Tri5guyValued MemberMember

    Or a needle nose gar lol
  4. Protim SarkarWell Known MemberMember

    Agreed with BottomDweller. It is half beaks.
  5. Sina-keyWell Known MemberMember

    Okay thanks for the Id
    I have well established 30 gallon long tank planted with driftwood and moss my fishes are rummy nose tetra,endlers, platy and some sort of shrimp i keep my water at 27c and my water is hard is my setup okay for them or not?
    Is this true that they are brackish fish??
    Last edited: Apr 7, 2017
  6. chromedome52Fishlore VIPMember

    Some species are brackish, but the common Halfbeak (which is what yours appear to be) is a freshwater species. Your tank sounds fine for them, they will stay at or near the surface most of the time, and I don't foresee any conflicts with those species.
  7. Sina-keyWell Known MemberMember

    Thanks they're interesting fishes so far hope i can keep them healthy and happy

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