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scooterjuniuspilot 03-29-2009 02:07 AM

help identifying african cichlid
 
today we got this guy from petsmart. he was labeled "assorted african cichlid" max 4"

if anyone knows what he is please let me know.. thanks!!!!!



http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y84...id32809012.jpg
he has a light purple/blueish color with darker stripes that sometimes fade

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y84...id32809001.jpg
note: the aqua blue eyes and the 2 blue stripes across his face



any suggestions as to what he could be are welcome!

thanks!

scooterjuniuspilot 03-29-2009 01:00 PM

i think he is a labidochromis lividus

scooterjuniuspilot 03-30-2009 06:38 PM

anyone? please

Fishin Pole 03-30-2009 07:04 PM

its hard to tell if the fish is a juvenile or an adult, but to me it looks like it could be a male kenyii morphing into his adult colors............Does it look like its changing colors?

scooterjuniuspilot 04-02-2009 07:40 PM

he changes color depending on his mood..


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