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    Quote Originally Posted by Northerly
    Brasiliensis?
    you might just be right. this resembles very closely my geo. Just read a profile on the brasiliensis. looks like it's going to be a big fish ... although the LFS told me it would top out at around 6 inches, the profile says 28cm. if my calcs are right, that around 11 inches. yikes.
    thanks!
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, pair kribs, & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
    90 g FW semi planted: EBJD, congos, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=93939
    Fishless cycling: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ead.php?t=5640
    Cycling with fish: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=36492

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    That does not look like a Brasilensis juvenile. I think they are:

    Guianacara owroewefi

    Max size 6"

    Sex: Monomorphic (Males and Females look alike)

    In a strict sense, this fish is not really considered an "Eartheater". Although a hardy fish, Guianacara are rare in the hobby. They are monogamous cavebrooders and like to form colonies.
    http://www.cichlid-forum.com/profile...ies.php?id=472

    http://www.cichlidae.com/forum/viewt...p?f=17&t=10972

    Sub-adult



    Adult

    Last edited by Rocksor; 10-14-2012 at 03:31 AM.

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    But it doesn't look like the above fish either. This one has a horizontal black marking while the one you showed has a vertical one...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carapar56
    But it doesn't look like the above fish either. This one has a horizontal black marking while the one you showed has a vertical one...
    See link



    http://www.aquariumphoto.dk/guianacara_owroewefi.htm
    Last edited by Rocksor; 10-14-2012 at 04:10 AM.

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    Ohhhh then that makes more sense.

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    seriously - ALL of the suggestions look like they could be my fish. I doubt very much that it is a rare species and the profile of the Guianacara owroewefi suggests it's rarely seen in the hobby, but wow, it really looks like it.
    So I'm still in a bit of a quandary.
    I'll post more photos as he/she grows and maybe some definitive trait will stand out.
    thanks to all of you who have helped.
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, pair kribs, & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
    90 g FW semi planted: EBJD, congos, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=93939
    Fishless cycling: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ead.php?t=5640
    Cycling with fish: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=36492

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