Question Forktail Rainbow Fins

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My lfs has these furcata rainbows. Their tails look messed up tho. What causes their tails to be squished and wrinkly and can this be fixed?

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They’re a great fish. Lots of activity. But I would say that’s a breeding defect and I’d avoid. Pic of mine.
 
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86 ssinit said:
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They’re a great fish. Lots of activity. But I would say that’s a breeding defect and I’d avoid. Pic of mine.
I was thinking so too. They're not just clamped fins, the fins are actually wrinkly and aren't straight. There are a few in the bunch that do have ok(but not nice, straight but top and bottom are different lengths) fins but most of them are bad.
 
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I went and took more photos today. The more I look at them the more they look like culls.
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Even the ones that don’t have squished wrinkly tails have uneven tails.
 

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Yeah, I'd avoid those if only for appearance sake, they just don't look right. I have these fish but none of them look like that!

Here's one of mine...

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