Swordtail or not????

  1. brydevil666

    brydevil666 Initiate Member

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    Hey everyone,i just bought what i thought were a male and a female swordtail but now im not quite sure.The male has the long anal sword but he also has one on the top of his tail too.The pair are black.I was wondering whether someone could tell me if i actually have swordtails or wether is was wrong.Thanks evry! in advance! ;)
     

  2. Gunnie

    Gunnie Well Known Member Member

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    Can you post a picture? That would help a lot! ;)
     

  3. fletch

    fletch Member Member

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    Swordtails come in loads of different colour variants. You can get bright red ones, orange ones, white, green, black and more. They also have different tail variants like the double sword (which is what you have).
     
  4. 0morrokh

    0morrokh Fishlore VIP Member

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    There are lyretailed ("double-sworded") varieties of swordtails. Your fish could have been lyretailed black mollies, but in that case both fish would have a lyretail. I'd guess they are swordtails. How big are they?
     
  5. Jason

    Jason Well Known Member Member

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    Yeah its definately a lyretail swordtail as Ive got one with a top sword, bottom sword (tail) and 1 on the dorsal fin and the anal fin. I also had a lyretail female but she died.
     

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