Sarotherodon sp. ID help

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Sarotherodon sp. ID help

Post by amiidae » Fri Jun 07, 2013 8:55 am

Abt 4-5inches TL. Still under stress color but the black markings are quite distinctive.

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Re: Sarotherodon sp. ID help

Post by dogofwar » Fri Jun 07, 2013 10:45 am

From Lake Barombi-Mbo, Cameroon?

Could be S. linnelli...

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Re: Sarotherodon sp. ID help

Post by damba » Fri Jun 07, 2013 10:48 am

Linelli was my immediate thought.

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Re: Sarotherodon sp. ID help

Post by amiidae » Fri Jun 07, 2013 9:46 pm

Thanks for the input.

I have no clue of their origin. btw, whats the key feature of the ID as S. linelli ?

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Re: Sarotherodon sp. ID help

Post by duanestuermer » Sat Jun 08, 2013 5:54 am

Here are a couple pics of my linnelli for comparison. I wonder if yours are S carrolli?
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Re: Sarotherodon sp. ID help

Post by amiidae » Sun Jun 09, 2013 3:09 am

Thanks for posting up the photos.

The fish in question are typically bluish silver/grey in color.

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Re: Sarotherodon sp. ID help

Post by Nebraska_cichlids » Sun Jun 09, 2013 11:02 pm

Looks like Sarotherodon galilaeus galilaeus to me.

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Re: Sarotherodon sp. ID help

Post by amiidae » Fri Apr 11, 2014 5:49 pm

I just realized that they are mouth-brooder. :D

How long should I wait before I stripe the fish ?
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The male ??

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Re: Sarotherodon sp. ID help

Post by amiidae » Tue Apr 15, 2014 7:03 am

:?:

Any input ?

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Re: Sarotherodon sp. ID help

Post by amiidae » Fri Apr 18, 2014 11:54 pm

Never mind...

Total 22 fry. :)
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