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post #1 of 5 Old 10-15-2009, 02:40 PM Thread Starter
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Question Can you identify

I was wondering if my fish was a Threadfin Geophagus (Acarichthys heckelii) Red-Striped Earth Eater (Geophagus surinamensis)

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post #2 of 5 Old 10-15-2009, 06:01 PM
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i dont think it is, i know its a geophagus but pretty shure not that one, those have spots
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post #3 of 5 Old 10-16-2009, 02:33 AM
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in your other post you put up some thought of what it might be might wanna bring those here to. i think you nailed the id in one of those pics but let others have a look too~
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post #4 of 5 Old 10-22-2009, 12:02 PM Thread Starter
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here are some pictures of both the fish i thought it could be and they look pretty close to both the one has different color but i figured it could be the lighting

Thread-Finned Cichlid - Acarichthys heckelii

Geophagus surinamensis
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post #5 of 5 Old 10-22-2009, 12:05 PM Thread Starter
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and that threadfin is an adult in the thread mine is young about 2 months or so i've had him or her for a little over a month
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