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    Sorry if this is in the wrong forum. I bought these from a LFS from a tank labeled "Assorted Africans". They're not the only cichlids in my tank but I'd like to positively ID them if possible. Two of them spawned and now I have about a dozen fry, thus why I'd like to ID them. The fry are only a week or so old so I can't tell for sure who the mating pair are yet. I can provide more details on the 5 in question if needed. Any help would be appreciated!
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    I would just consider the fry hybrids if you do not who the mating pair are.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rocksor View Post
    I would just consider the fry hybrids if you do not who the mating pair are.
    I have a feeling that the marbled and blue are the parents (if I had to guess) as they tend to chase other fish away from the area where the majority of the fry are hiding. I'd still like to ID the 5 though. I've tried looking them up on the net but it's difficult to pin down exactly what they are, especially the blue one.

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    If they came from an assorted cichlids tank then it is very likely that they are hybrids to start with. This might be why you find it hard to say exactly what they are. We could make suggestions but i can never know for sure as they are likely to be hybrids.
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