Thread: Mystery fish....any ideas on ID
01-26-2008, 07:27 AM #1
Mystery fish....any ideas on ID
Hi I've posted this question on the North Americam Cichlids forum as well ...some have suggested that the mystery fish are Malawi...I'm not sure if people skip all over the AC so I thought I'd get some new ideas from you.
There are 3 fish 2 a breeding pair and the other is on it's own all sold as the same fish. The dark stripes come and go with aggression levels and can completely dissappear. The 1st fish does not get the stripes.
01-26-2008, 08:52 AM #2
01-26-2008, 12:59 PM #3
First pic looks like a Green Texas.
The others look like a hybrid. Looks like maybe a convict x green terror or jack dempsey.Owner: Aquarium Maintenance and Pet Care Company
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01-26-2008, 03:06 PM #4
Whatever they are they certainly are beautiful.8 tanks running now:
1x 220 gallon, 2x55 gallon, 1x40 gallon long, 1x29 gallon, 1x20 gallon long, 1x5.5 gallon, 1x2 gallon
Gouramis, barbs, rasboras, plecos, corys, tetras, fancy guppies, swordtails, ottos, rainbow shark, upside-down catfish, snails, and Max and Sparkles the bettas.
01-28-2008, 04:31 AM #5
Definitely not mbuna, or any other African Rift Lake species either. As for what they are, can't help there.
01-29-2008, 08:40 PM #6
It might be some kind of hap.
01-29-2008, 09:55 PM #7
dont know but lovely fish
01-30-2008, 05:37 PM #8
The first one really looks like a green texas, like fishguy mentioned, and the second looks like a blue acara juvie to me.
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01-30-2008, 05:50 PM #9
cool looking fish whatever it is75 Gallon South Cichlid: Tiger Oscar and Jack Dempsey
55 Gallon GT Tank: 1 Male GT and 8 Giant Danio
20 Gallon Long: Waiting for eco-complete planted red substrate that has been delayed 2 weeks due to weather.
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01-30-2008, 06:40 PM #10
The second 1 is a Blue Acara juvenile. They are a South American Cichlid & grow to about 8 inches. I'm not sure about the first 1 tho.Sailor