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Busgod 03-08-2008 04:23 PM

what r they any idea
have know idea what they are friend was moving and gave them to me were babys at time
she just started laying eggs and now is brooding

dallops_of_polyps 03-08-2008 07:22 PM

fish! JK and they look like Oscars.

comando489 03-08-2008 07:27 PM


Originally Posted by dallops_of_polyps
fish! JK and they look like Oscars.

def. not oscars.

they are south american cichlids though...

jeaninel 03-08-2008 07:28 PM

No, not Oscars. I'm not sure but maybe a Jack Dempsey on the first one and Red Devil on the second pic?

comando489 03-08-2008 07:33 PM

i was thinking black belt for the first one. and i have no clue about the second one.

Pleco_stomus 03-08-2008 07:43 PM

the first pic isnt a dempsey, the color looks off.

the second i'd venture to say might be a red devil with some sort of scale problem.

blueblue48 03-08-2008 09:20 PM

im going to call the first one a texas cichlid, heres a pic i found tell me if thats it,
still quite unsure about the second, i saw a pic of a blue acara that looked like that only im not sure the guy was even talking about a blue acara (since its red, duh).

Busgod 03-08-2008 10:36 PM

I think we have a winner on the first one Texas cichlid

not sure on #2 yet

blueblue48 03-08-2008 10:46 PM

yay! glad to help busgod!

Busgod 03-09-2008 12:58 AM

My fish I think its Vieja melanura or a type of vieja

thanks :welldone:

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