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ladayen 07-19-2011 09:30 PM

Could my jewel cichlids be Jack Dempseys...
 
I was given 3 free "Jewel Cichlid" juvies.... I did some research and decided I would like to try these fish I was planning on putting them in my 2 10 gallons tanks until the LFS opened and I could buy a larger tank ( i was only supposed to get 2 fish and found 3 in the bag when I got home)... but these fish are black in color with a red border on the dorsel fin.... and blue sparkle( not sure if this is a great decription) by it's gills.... Are there jewel cichlids that match this decription? How much different are JD's from Jewel cichlids?
Thanks

rrcoolj 07-19-2011 09:36 PM

They are pretty different looking fish. A picture would really help.

ladayen 07-19-2011 09:38 PM

I will look for my camera and post a pic...

ladayen 07-19-2011 10:18 PM

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this was the best pic I could get they are changing back and forth from blackish to this brownish color

ElectricBlueJackDempsey 07-19-2011 10:56 PM

definitely a Jack Dempsey

Christople 07-19-2011 11:07 PM

yepp

rrcoolj 07-20-2011 08:07 AM

x3 on the jack dempsey, and from here it looks to be a male.


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