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post #11 of 19 Old 11-09-2013, 01:49 AM
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Got this form a friend a while back and he never told me what kind of American cichlid it was. i have since lost touch with him and now im stuck trying to figure out what he/she is on my own any help would be most welcome.

The first pic is when i got he/she and the other two are of it now



Looks like a green terror or texas cichlid! Its not a firemouth or jd. Definitely not
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post #12 of 19 Old 11-09-2013, 01:51 AM
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Hi to all :)

Recently i bought 2 jaguar cichlids or at least that's what i told the salesman, and he gave me these 2 in the pics. 1 of them is a jaguar cichlid for sure, but the other one i have my doubts if it's a jaguar or not. Can some confirm pls? :)
Second fish looks like a keyhole cichlid. Good luck!
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post #13 of 19 Old 11-25-2013, 02:17 PM Thread Starter
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Here is a new pic form today. he looks very cool im still trying to tell for sure what he is. i have a meeki and a jd i know that its not those.



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Second fish looks like a keyhole cichlid. Good luck!
Sorry, neither of those fish look even remotely like keyholes:
Keyhole Cichlid (Cleithracara maronii)
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post #15 of 19 Old 11-25-2013, 04:20 PM
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[QUOTE=Ogre44;3479945]Sorry, neither of those fish look even remotely like keyholes:
Keyhole Cichlid (Cleithracara maronii)
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Its not a keyhole, I was wrong sorry!

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post #16 of 19 Old 11-25-2013, 04:35 PM
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Its most likely a hybrid. Like a green texas x _____? Whats its crossed with would be hard to say.
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post #17 of 19 Old 11-25-2013, 05:44 PM Thread Starter
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hes very very aggressive i cant keep him with anything else. he even terrorized my convict breeders while they where protecting fry. and the are both about 4 in and hes only bout 2 1/2 in. hes also quite active and interesting
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post #18 of 19 Old 01-05-2014, 07:40 PM
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Looks like a jack dempsey mixed with a green terror or sulvani or something
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post #19 of 19 Old 01-07-2014, 06:43 PM
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He's got some flowering on his side. I still think it's a low grade flowerhorn or flowerhorn hybrid.
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