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jpbotha 11-08-2009 05:29 AM

More Cichlid ID challenges. Please help
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Can anyone ID the bottom two fishes. Their shape is similar to the Krobia South American cichlid, but not sure. Does anyone have more detail?

1077 11-08-2009 05:56 AM

Don't quote me,but top photo looks very much like yellow labidochromis. Bottom two look very much like some rainbow cichlids I once kept but I am not certain.

buzz4520 11-08-2009 07:25 AM

i'll agree with 1077 that the bottom two do look like rainbow cichlids-herotilopia multispinosa

jpbotha 11-08-2009 10:20 AM

I searched more pics and have to agree that they are rainbow cichlids. Thanks. I bought them without knowing what they were due to the fact that the LFS asked R10 (South Africa) for both, which is less than 2 dollars for both. Actually I bought over 40 cichlids from the same LFS, ranging from big to small for R10 ($1.70) a fish on condition I took them all. Ive had them for 8 months now and started ID them. Thansk for the help so far.

Cincy fishguy 11-08-2009 11:06 AM

check this pic out it looks alot like them also just smaller

jpbotha 11-08-2009 01:11 PM

Yes it does, mine is however a more dull yellowish colour. If you compare it against the yellow labidochromis in the photo you can see the dull yellow Im referring to.

jeaninel 11-08-2009 05:25 PM

No, not Salvini. Salvini have two blotchy dark lines running from the eye to the tail and approx. 4 horizontal lines across the forehead. I'm thinking they look more like the Rainbow cichlid.

Sensamelia 11-11-2009 10:13 PM

I think they resemble Jaguar chichlids, possibly a tad Green terrorish..... The Green Terrors are Grand....I must say.

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