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I got 3 fish today from a friend.

They are about 1 inch long, swimming upright (like a black tetra), they have kinda clear bodies, black dorsal fins, red tail and "underneath" fins and they have a black spot about 1/4 inch behind their eye. Fins are big, about 1/3-1/2 inch long.

Does anyone know what kind of fish this is? I'm sure they are not rare, I have just never seen one like these before and I could not find any picture on the internet that matched. My guess is they are some sort of tetra, but I could be wrong.

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The description almost sounds like some form of Red Serpae Tetra. Maybe a longer fin breed? Of course it also kind of sounds a little like A White Fin Rosy Tetra to some extent. Mine have a slightly darker spot behind the eye.
 

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sounds A LOT like a bloodfin tetra; my teacher has some
 

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Hi again,

Here is a picture of the mystery fish. You'll have to excuse my poor photography skills, this is the first time I attempt taking pics of my fish. Not easy with a small digital camera.
 

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Yup, that is what my Red Serpae look like except mine have shorter fins. Everyone says they can be nippy and mine were for a few hours the first day but after that they have been fine. They share a tank with my 5 Black Skirt Tetra, 3 White Fin Rosy, a Dwarf Gourami, my 2 baby Balas and my baby Iridescent. I have had no problems with them at all.
 

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definetely sepra tetra!
 
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