Fish Store Gave Me An Extra Fish, Help Id?

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by Z123Killer, Jul 19, 2017.

  1. Z123KillerWell Known MemberMember

    I went to my local LFS to get 10 neons tetras, and when I want back home I counted 11, but the extra fish is NOT a neon tetra. It looks just like the other neons but it's back is orange, the rest of the body is a grayish color and there is like a small black spot in the middle. What fish is this? (btw all the neons are schooling except for that one fish)
     
  2. KO_

    KO_Valued MemberMember

  3. Lance0414

    Lance0414Well Known MemberMember

    It sounds like a Glowlight Tetra.
     




  4. OP
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    Z

    Z123KillerWell Known MemberMember

    Here are some pictures... Photo Jul 19, 12 28 15 PM.jpgPhoto Jul 19, 12 28 14 PM (1).jpgPhoto Jul 19, 12 28 14 PM.jpg
     
  5. NavigatorBlack

    NavigatorBlackFishlore VIPMember

    A lot of stores keep Rasbora in the same tanks as neons...
     




  6. OP
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    Z

    Z123KillerWell Known MemberMember

    It doesn't look like a rasbora, I've uploaded some picture above, maybe they can help with identification...
     
  7. Lance0414

    Lance0414Well Known MemberMember

    Looks like a Endlers Livebearer.
     
  8. Over ItWell Known MemberMember

    That's an Endler.
     
  9. BottomDweller

    BottomDwellerFishlore VIPMember

    I agree endler, it won't school even if you get more. Endlers are not schooling fish.
     
  10. Lance0414

    Lance0414Well Known MemberMember

    Endlers aren't schooling fish but they look better in a group.
     
  11. OP
    OP
    Z

    Z123KillerWell Known MemberMember

    @Lance0414 @Tempestt @BottomDweller
    Thanks for the help.
    I have a 29 gallon and this is the stocking I want to add:
    1 x Dwarf Gourami
    1 x Bolivian Ram
    8 x Panda Cory
    3 x Guppy (In tank)
    3 x Platy (In tank)
    10 x Neon Tetras (Quarantine)

    Would the extra endler be ok, and temperature is currently about 72, is that ok?
     
  12. Over ItWell Known MemberMember

    An Endler would fit right in with your Platys and Guppies. It appears to be a male though so if you have female Guppies they will breed.
     
  13. Lance0414

    Lance0414Well Known MemberMember

    Yes the Endler should be fine in that stock though i would say Honey Gourami would be better than Dwarf.
     
  14. BottomDweller

    BottomDwellerFishlore VIPMember

    Yeah that stock should be fine but it depends on the gender of your guppies and the endler
     
  15. OP
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    Z

    Z123KillerWell Known MemberMember

    Guppies are all male, I don't know about the endler though
     
  16. BettaPonic

    BettaPonicWell Known MemberMember

    It's a feeder Guppy. Why do so many people get them mixed up with Endlers? I would be careful with him. Feeders are often diseased.
     
  17. OP
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    Z

    Z123KillerWell Known MemberMember

    What signs should I look for to see if he has a disease? He came from the same tank as the neons so is there a chance that they contracted whatever disease he may have?
     
  18. BettaPonic

    BettaPonicWell Known MemberMember

    I personally would quarantine him. It's possible I am overreacting though. I am just so used to them being diseased. Do you know how long he was in the display tank?
     
  19. OP
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    Z

    Z123KillerWell Known MemberMember

    He is in quarantine with the neons. They said that they get fish every Tuesday so he might have been in display for one day.
     
  20. BettaPonic

    BettaPonicWell Known MemberMember

    Okay, I admit I might be overacting. I am sure it will make a lovely fish. All my Guppies have feeder in them.
     




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