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miste
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Any clue?

Post by miste » Sun Apr 15, 2012 5:42 pm

Hello all,

At my LFS there was one of these guys that came in with the Gastromyzon scitulus' Image

Of course I took it home and can't place the species. It is not only different in colour and shape, but also much more active then the others I have.

Some of you guys have a clue?

Thanks,

Michael

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Re: Any clue?

Post by Dos-Loachez » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:23 am

Looks like a Chinese algae eater - "Gyrinocheilus aymonieri" to me

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Re: Any clue?

Post by Menu » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:35 am

Looks very interesting! Perhaps Neogastromyzon??
Please more pics and a pic from underside could be useful.

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Re: Any clue?

Post by 021414 » Mon Apr 16, 2012 12:50 pm

Dos-Loachez wrote:Looks like a Chinese algae eater - "Gyrinocheilus aymonieri" to me
I agree.
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Re: Any clue?

Post by redshark1 » Mon Apr 16, 2012 4:26 pm

Very interesting. How many pharangeal teeth does it posess?

I may be not be serious.
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Re: Any clue?

Post by miste » Mon Apr 16, 2012 5:29 pm

021414 wrote:
Dos-Loachez wrote:Looks like a Chinese algae eater - "Gyrinocheilus aymonieri" to me
I agree.
Gyrinocheilus aymonieri? That must be a joke! Come on haha I wouldn't post the question if it was that common fish..

It is a gastromyzon kind of fish..

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Re: Any clue?

Post by miste » Mon Apr 16, 2012 5:31 pm

Menu wrote:Looks very interesting! Perhaps Neogastromyzon??
Please more pics and a pic from underside could be useful.
Thanks for the feedback.
Could very well be.. I will try to get the underside when able.

Cheers,

Michael

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Re: Any clue?

Post by 021414 » Tue Apr 17, 2012 3:30 am

miste wrote:
021414 wrote:
Dos-Loachez wrote:Looks like a Chinese algae eater - "Gyrinocheilus aymonieri" to me
I agree.
Gyrinocheilus aymonieri? That must be a joke! Come on haha I wouldn't post the question if it was that common fish..

It is a gastromyzon kind of fish..
The picture you posed looks like an Algae Eater haha.
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Re: Any clue?

Post by DainBramage1991 » Tue Apr 17, 2012 1:14 pm

A careful look at the photo (particularly at the pectoral and pelvic fins) shows that this fish definitely resembles a "sucker body" type fish, and is not similar to a chinese algea eater.

Not that I know what species it is...

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Re: Any clue?

Post by miste » Thu May 03, 2012 4:34 pm

It's a juvenile pseudogastromyzon fasciatus.

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