|austinspeer810 ||01-07-2013 07:46 PM |
Need Help Identifying These Cichlids
So I adopted two cichlids today from my local fish store. I think they are Kenyi cichlids but I just want to make sure. Thanks!!1
|SeaHorse ||01-08-2013 01:20 AM |
Oh they are so very pretty!! I'm glad you posted pics... I saw your other thread and was hoping you would post a pic. How did you come to get fish for free/adoption? What else will be in the tank with them? It looks big, how many gallons?
|jpbotha ||01-08-2013 03:28 AM |
Dont think they are Kenyi, they lack the stripes. My bet would be Melanocrhomis Johanni. Females tend to be yellow.
|austinspeer810 ||01-08-2013 08:51 AM |
thank you!!! they were at petco... the owner was moving out of the country and unfortunately could not take his fish with him. There are those two fish as well as a pleco. The tank is a 37 gallon tank and dont kill me because it is "to small" of a tank ;) I will be getting a bigger tank this summer to house them in.
|djembekah ||01-08-2013 02:19 PM |
do you know what kind of pleco?
|austinspeer810 ||01-08-2013 03:20 PM |
its a regular pleco. Once he is to big for my tank I will put him up for adoption
|Tazman ||01-08-2013 09:06 PM |
They arent yellow enough to be Johanni females, they are very much like yellow labs in coloration.
They could actually be young Pseudotropheus socolofi if they are more white colored than yellow.
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