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gammahermit 02-13-2009 05:54 PM

black stop juvenile jack dempsey
 
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I got a jack dempsey about a month ago and It has a large black spot on both sides. sometime it is barely noticeable but other times it is a black void. is this normal for juvenile dempseys. I have read that the juvenile can look very differnt than the adult & none of the photos I have seen of them have such a spot.

I have a 55 gallon tank with a jack dempsey, an electric blue jack dempsey, 2 gold gouramis, & 2 algae eaters.

jeaninel 02-13-2009 07:38 PM

That's not a JD. Looks like a false Green Terror (Gold Saum).

9311dan 02-13-2009 08:53 PM

mos def a green terror...i have both and that looks almost identical to mine.

gammahermit 02-14-2009 08:57 PM

I can see now that it is definitely a green terror. most of the photos I found of it have that dot on it so I guess it is normal for them & there is no need to worry about it.


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