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Thread: FISH ID Please.

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    I have actually had these guys for a littler over two years. They were given to me, and have never been aggressive, So i would like to try and get more. I have asked before for an id, but no one as of yet has been able to come up with one......sooooooo without further ado



    thanks in advance
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    He really looks like a ciclid of some kind to me.

    Lol, but I'm not too reliable. :)
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    agree that its a cichlid but beyond that I'm not really sure. It has some real nice colors, wouldn't mind one myself.
    RIP Shark Bait, my Red Tail Shark :(

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    It's absolutely a cichlid. I'd say South American. It looks small in which case I'd guess something from the apistogramma family based on the tail shape and the rear part of the dorsal fin.

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    Could it be a Golden dwarf cichlid?
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    Good call!!! That would explain the absence of markings on the body which is quite rare for apistogramma. http://www.seriouslyfish.com/species/nannacara-anomala/

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    could be this apisto xingu....xingum01.jpg
    It could also be a curviceps cichlid. I'm probably wrong but these are what this fish reminded me of, with shape especially.
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    Sorry to say, but I don't think that any of the guesses are valid. For one, the fish looks a lot too large to be of typical dwarf cichlid size, and it also has a distinct opercular spot which I don't think neotropical cichlids have. I'd say it is something of old world descent, although I am not sure what.

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    Well, the fish could be a lot smaller than the image portrays. It's a close-up, probably using a macro lens. Can we get a tank shot with it? I'm leaning toward an apisto species, as well...
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    We got some good guesses here, it's a very usable picture but we do need some sense of size.

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