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post #1 of 4 Old 05-28-2009, 05:58 PM Thread Starter
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Question Unidentifiable Fish

Does ANYBODY here know what kind of cichlid this is?

My Fish Stole Your Fish's Lunch Money
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post #2 of 4 Old 05-28-2009, 10:29 PM
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Looks like a Buttikoferi, also known as the zebra tilapia. West African riverine cichlid. Grows to about a foot. Treat it like a big, mean Central American cichlid. They're known to be quite aggressive, much more so than things like oscars.

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post #3 of 4 Old 05-29-2009, 08:24 AM
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I agree with Iamntbatman on the species of the pictured fish................They are nasty as they are beautiful........These guys make Oscars look like *****cats!
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post #4 of 4 Old 06-01-2009, 02:40 AM
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yep- i was just about to say buttikoferi
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