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Albino fish #1
Can anyone identify the fish in these pictures? Not the greatest pictures I know...

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They're freshwater and I believe a small fish. May or may not technically be albino fish.
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Re: Albino fish #2
Well, they are definitely some kind of tetra, I can tell you that much! Hard to say since there are many tetras with quite a similar body shape so lets go for trial and error. First guess, albino buenos ares tetra-

http://www.petsolutions.com/images/200/39310.jpg
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Re: Albino fish #3
They seem to have a transparent body unlike buenos aires tetras...

http://www.petsolutions.com/Albino-Bu ... res-Tetra+I39310+C79.aspx

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Re: Albino fish #4
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Re: Albino fish #5
I think what you have there Chris are Blind Cave Tetras (Astyanax jordani), as the one in your pictures appear to have no eyes. These fish are also known as Mexican Tetras or just plain Blind Cave Fish.
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Re: Albino fish #6
Isn't that light reflecting off their eyes in the second picture?
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Re: Albino fish #7
They do have red-ish eyes. I think Fishy-Fishy is spot on as they also have the yellow fin underneath.

Mexican tetras look slightly scary. I don't think I'd buy a fish with no eyes :/

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