Hello! & Help identify a fish?

Jukesta

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Hello😊new to the site & fishes in general, been into the hobby for like 2 months. i’ve got a 60” wide bottom dweller tank with 8 juli corys, vampire pleco, albino rainbow shark, a hillstream loach(maybe more to come) & a super laid back betta!

I swung by to see if anyone could help me identify some fish i’d seen on youtube, they were in the background of a fish being highlighted

my friend seems to think they’re tetras of a sort. but maybe of a bigger variety, were both stumped. they seem so elegant with their white bodys and colored fins. which look to have various colors such as red, yellow, and purple!

i’ve posted the link to the video, but! here’s the title to the vid too!

“These Came in HUGE! Fish Unboxing at Aquarium Co-op” by Aquarium Co-op

at the 7:52-8:15 tire track eel segment


any help or direction would be appreciated😊posted my tank too!
 

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The fish in the two photos are dwarf rainbowfish, Melanotaenia praecox. The bodies are actually a pale metallic blue. Males have red fins, females have orange-yellow fins.
 
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The fish in the two photos are dwarf rainbowfish, Melanotaenia praecox. The bodies are actually a pale metallic blue. Males have red fins, females have orange-yellow fins.
aaah yes i see it now, they look white because of their lightining! i appreciate it!
 

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The following link has information on the rainbowfish and might interest you. Scroll down the page to find Melanotaenia praecox listed on the right side of the screen.
 

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