What type of fish is this?

Discussion in 'Fish, Snail, Worm And Pest ID Help' started by bluelight, Dec 30, 2012.

  1. b

    bluelight New Member Member

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    Can somebody please tell me what type of fish this is. I think it's a goby, but not sure what type. I got it at the pet store for free because they did not know they had it and it some how got on the tank. The fish is freshwater and sort of see through. Please help thank you.
     
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  2. Jaysee

    Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

    Welcome to the forum

    I'd agree that it looks like a goby, but I am not very familiar with them.
     
  3. jetajockey

    jetajockey Fishlore VIP Member

    Was it in the ghost shrimp feeder tank? Looks like a darter, maybe a swamp darter. They come in as stowaways with shrimp orders. Another common stowaway is the bluefin killifish.
     
  4. jetajockey

    jetajockey Fishlore VIP Member

    Here's a good pic
    From jonahsaquarium.com
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  5. Tonia

    Tonia Well Known Member Member

    He looks just like my little swamp darter, also a ghost shrimp stow away. Mine is the cutest little devil, readily eats fish flakes, will also take care of stray snails and mine loves his frozen bloodworms. I find that the little swamp darter I got loves hiding out in the plants especially java moss.

    Enjoy your cute little guy! I sure love the personality mine has!
     
  6. soltarianknight

    soltarianknight Fishlore VIP Member

    Swamp darter my friend.
     
  7. R

    Ryan123 Valued Member Member

    it's a swamp darter
     




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