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Thread: Mida Cichlids

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    Hi, can anyone tell me if the Mida Cichlid, flowerhorn and red devil are the same fish?? i have been reading up on these fish and got confused, another question is would they be ok with a jack dempsey? thanks for any advice.

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    What size tank?

    Midas and red devils are effectively the same thing. Unless you know for a fact that they are pure bred or wild caught then you have to assume they are hybrids. They are two different species, but most of the captive ones are hybrids. Flowerhorns are a hybrid of a trimac and at least one other cichlid.
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    i have a spare 55 gall, i already have a 46 gall community tank, and a 55 gall with one oscar, so i wanted to keep something different, i like Jack Dempseys but i saw Midas cichlid in the lfs and thought it was so pretty, not sure what to do now though, maybe just have the JD by itself.

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    Merry Christmas - Abbeys_Mom Great advice thanks - nraposa Thanks for helping me with my cichlids - Drumachine09 Always good answers - Lady Hobbs You dont have enough gifts. - Drumachine09 
    Thanks for your help again. - Lady Hobbs goodbye reptileguy....hello Fishguy - Lady Hobbs For always giving me great answere's on my PM's. Thanks for all the help! - cocoa_pleco Thanks For Your Help & Knowledge! :) - MeganL3985 For weakening me against axolotls!!!!!!! - Nick_Pavlovski 
    I am baking today and figured I'd share...Thanks for Always Helping when it's needed! - **AquaQueen** For recommending Fluvals and Stealths - Lady Hobbs Merry Christmas :) - MeganL3985 Merry Christmas! - RichBowyer Thanks for the hikari help - Billythefish 
    No Message - LORENZO Merry Christmas - Northernguy merry christmas.. a fellow fishnutter. - LORENZO merry christmas.. a fellow fishnutter. - LORENZO Merry X-Mas!! - The Red Severum 

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    In a 55 you could have a breeding pair of JDs.

    The oscar will outgrow the 55, it should be or end up in at least a 75.
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