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post #1 of 6 Old 11-17-2009, 12:58 AM Thread Starter
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Arrow Fish questions and ID help please

ok so i go some new guys from a store that ive been to only a hand full of times and cant remember the names of them for the life of me please help.. also got a question about a catfish i have, when i bought him he had like a totall of 6 wiskers from very small to xtra long and one of the long ones got bit off like halfway. will this effect him and what are those wiskers for????

heres some pics of what i got need help id ing all of them.

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Mitch

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post #2 of 6 Old 11-17-2009, 12:45 PM Thread Starter
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post #3 of 6 Old 11-17-2009, 01:04 PM
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the catfish you have looks like a pictus catfish and the cichlid looks like it could be an Acei.....Sorry cant remember the latin name for the cichlid
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post #4 of 6 Old 11-17-2009, 03:39 PM Thread Starter
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cool thx FP, the cichlids pictured are actually two diffrent types. they came from diffrent tanks at the lfs just cant remember the name :/
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post #5 of 6 Old 11-17-2009, 04:08 PM
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In your 2nd picture the guy hiding there in the lower part in yellow is def a Labidochromis caeruleus, that I can tell ya for sure. The orange finned one, beats me, I'd re-post and ask in the cichlid section.

I'm not a 100% on the "pictus" can you compare it to pictures here or googel and see what you say (seeing the fish right in front of you Knowledge Base - Seriously Fish

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post #6 of 6 Old 11-17-2009, 04:24 PM
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im pretty sure you have a pictus cat their in the top pic...........the middle pic looks like it could possibly be a female Copadichromis borleyi (kadango).....its hard to say for sure, but it lloks to have a long pelvic fin, which these fish are known for......if thats the case, they are a somewhat peaceful african that ca reach 8 inches, but usually will only get to around 6......the bottom pic, i believe to be a Acei........I think if memory serves me,,,,,,a pseudotropheus acei is the correct name.........
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