Algae Eater ID please

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  1. Ravz

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    Hi there,

    Can someone please advise what type of fish are these below?

    Sold to me as "Algae eater" - originally thought they were Ottos but as they grew its evident they arent...20181010_175114-1-jpg.jpg
     
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  3. Dolphin

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    Those are:
    Chinese Algae Eater
    Gyrinocheilus aymonieri
    Red circle, marbled color form
    Blue circle, normal color form
     
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    They are amazing cleaners but grow out to be very aggressive and teritorial and start feeding on other fish. If they were sold to u as Ottos, i would be very upset.
     
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    Thanks for the info! will need to get them re-homed
     

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