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Thread: Fish ID please!

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    0 Not allowed!
    Saw this guy at my LFS. They did not know what it was either. Someone had donated him. They said he is aggressive and "some type of cichlid, maybe a hybrid."
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    0 Not allowed!
    Looks like it might be a scat and they need brackish water.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


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    +1 to the above,

    cichlid LFS in my area has these, i think one of the sexes (m/f) has a more color to it, but they have it in their brackish set up.
    it's actually in a species only tank for what they sell too (due to aggression?)

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    look up scatophagus argus

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    0 Not allowed!
    Thanks guys. That is definitely what he looks like. I'll call the lfs tomorrow and tell them to get him in a brackish tank.

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    He's really pretty... Definitely a scat. My LFS has them now and then, and keeps them in a nice brakish water sale tank. I've never seen them pick on the other brakish fish in there, though.

    That one looks like he has ich. Might want to let them know.
    I hate hearing people say "it's only a $3/$5/$1 fish/shrimp, so it's ok if it dies, I can just get another." It's still an animal! All animals should be treated like they're worth $10,000.
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