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Can someone tell me what fish this is? Some kind of rainbowfish?

I got it with a used aquarium I bought.
 

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There are different types, but boesemani fits the colors of your fish. Male boesemani with the blue front and orange/yellow back half. Females are more yellow. He just isn't expressing his vibrant colors yet. Most likely be has to calm down from the move. Fish use markers outside the tank as well.
 
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angelcraze said:
There are different types, but boesemani fits the colors of your fish. Male boesemani with the blue front and orange/yellow back half. Females are more yellow.
Thank you for the help
 

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Boesemani have white edges to the unpaired fins, this fish has black. It is a Melanotaenia parkinsoni.
 
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chromedome52 said:
Boesemani have white edges to the unpaired fins, this fish has black. It is a Melanotaenia parkinsoni.
Interesting, thanks for the clarification.
 
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So, this is a Parkinson's Rainbowfish
 

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CardShark said:
So, this is a Parkinson's Rainbowfish
Yes. This is another fairly available species, with some color variation, but yours is pretty common.
 
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