What fish are these?

Discussion in 'Fish, Snail, Worm And Pest ID Help' started by thumos, Jun 23, 2016.

  1. thumosValued MemberMember

    I know they are tetras but what kind?
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  2. peregrineValued MemberMember

    To me they look like a skirt tetra
     
  3. JKCichlidsValued MemberMember

  4. chromedome52Fishlore VIPMember

    Not even close. Those are Candy Cane Tetras, they are a population of Hyphessobrycon bentosi.
     
  5. thumosValued MemberMember

    Yay, thank you!

    Now I know what these guys are. Very lively fish.

     
  6. peregrineValued MemberMember

    The only reason I didn't go with candy cane is because I have never seen a candy cane with a squared off dorsal fin like that. ((oh and they are still called Candy Cane, at least everywhere I've looked)) Yes coloration does point to a Candy Cane.
     
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