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post #1 of 6 Old 05-02-2009, 03:38 PM Thread Starter
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What kind of fish is this?

Hi everyone. We recently bought some fish and need help identifying what kind they are, any ideas? Thanks!

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post #2 of 6 Old 05-02-2009, 06:57 PM
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some sort of cichlid I think.
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post #3 of 6 Old 05-02-2009, 10:10 PM
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German Blue Ram Cichlid?

55 Gallon

-10x Zebra Danio
-3x Angelfish
-5x Velvet Red Swordtail
-3x Albino Cory Cat
-3x Clown Loach
-3x Black Mollie
-1x Red Tailed Shark
-1x General Pleco
-1x Snail

10 Gallon


37 Gallon (Wanted)

Not Sure

150 Gallon (Wanted)

-5x Bala Shark
-2x Neon Blue Goarami
-5x Clown Loach
-1x Black Knife Ghost
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post #4 of 6 Old 05-02-2009, 10:42 PM
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Its some kind of cichlid. I was looking in my fish book, couldnt find one with the exact color markings. a very pretty fish.
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post #5 of 6 Old 05-03-2009, 01:32 AM
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just a guess but I would say malawi cichlid placidochromis maybe electra or lake victoria basin haplochromis maybe burtoni .

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post #6 of 6 Old 05-03-2009, 02:22 AM
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hello and welcome.
you you be able to show and tell more about your tank ?

when you set up a new tank,hide an extra
sponge or two behind some decor,that way you have
something seeded for you next filter.
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