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help to id a non-catfish

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Hi! Today is not a catfish related question, if possible. A week ago I obtained a group of nice characins and was wondering on their identity. They fairly large, around 6-7 cm. No details on origin. I would appreciate if anyone from catfish community could help to id them or refer to the resource where someone can help. Thanks ahead, DM
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Re: help to id a non-catfish

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Hello

May be Tetra anostomus, Tetra chalceus or Tetra araguaiensis.
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Hah! That middle picture, the characin looks like a gourami because of the catfish barbles.

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Thanks for your replies! I have looked on the images of those Tetragonopterus species and they don't look like mine tetras. Color and eye size (?) are different. Originally I was thinking on some species of Moenkhausia but couldn't find a match. Now I am thinking that it might be a species of Astyanax... but again no proof. I would appreciate any other opinions. I hope someone had similar before.

And yeah, that Ompok eugeneiatus made that characin looks like gourami Hahaha

Thank again,
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Sorry, I am not good with scaled fishes, but how about Moenkhausia naponis?

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