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So on one of @Irene's videos on YouTube, specifically "5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Growing Rooted Aquarium Plants" there's a little fish that's pretty much centre screen around the 0:50 mark, and I wondered what it is? It's so cute, not even sure if maybe it's a juvenile of something I would recognise or something completely new to me! 

Sorry about the awful blurry picture, it's taken on my phone of the screen on my tablet as I couldn't figure out an easy way to get a good pic of it.

Any help appreciated! 


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On 8/2/2021 at 12:41 AM, Colu said:

Looks a bit like an x-ray tetra

Looking at pics it does look a bit like them, only a bit more stream lined. Also it's hard to tell in my rubbish photo but the bottom half of its eye is blue. It has some orange on its caudal fin and I think some blue on the other fins. Maybe some sort of pseudomugil? 

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Id guess the owner may chime in eventually but happy to guess as well. My vote is also one of the deeper bodied tetras and similar to the xray tetra. Based of the fin colors of those young fish I'd say they could also be rosy tetra or a candy cane tetra. 

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On 8/4/2021 at 2:45 AM, Patrick_G said:

I’m pretty sure it’s a Tetra because I see a little adipose. I would say White Tip Tetra


The only thing throwing me off that you can't see that well in the photos but you can in the video is a bright blue eye (or at least the bottom half of the eye) but when I Google photos of the suggestions so far they don't seem to have it. Unless they have that as juveniles and then lose it?

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On 8/4/2021 at 3:10 AM, Streetwise said:

@KentFishFanUK, those photos are focused on the plants in the background. Try stepping back just a foot or so.

They are screenshots from one of @Irene's videos! I couldn't screenshot it at the right moment the fish is in focus. I tried like 50 times and thats the best I got! 

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