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Help identifying my cichlid's please.

Posted: Thu Apr 27, 2017 5:53 pm
by iluvbikestwo
Could someone please help me identify these two. Thanks.
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Re: Help identifying my cichlid's please.

Posted: Fri May 05, 2017 1:49 pm
by heavyhitter
The top fish looks like a female managuensis

Re: Help identifying my cichlid's please.

Posted: Fri May 05, 2017 1:53 pm
by heavyhitter
The second one looks like a blue peacock. I'm not super versed in African identification however.

Re: Help identifying my cichlid's please.

Posted: Fri May 05, 2017 2:43 pm
by Bas Pels
heavyhitter wrote:The top fish looks like a female managuensis
or another Parachromis.

Re: Help identifying my cichlid's please.

Posted: Sat May 06, 2017 12:20 pm
by Darrell Ullisch
Bas Pels wrote:
heavyhitter wrote:The top fish looks like a female managuensis
or another Parachromis.
Actually, I'd put the probability about 90% on Parachromis loisellei. Also possible would be motaguense or friedrichsthali, but I'd put money on loisellei.

Re: Help identifying my cichlid's please.

Posted: Mon May 08, 2017 7:45 am
by Bas Pels
my first thoughts were motaguensae, but later I saw a fish which made me think mota again, and I wrote that down, resulting an a lot of disturbed feelings, because the fish were supposed to be fridrichsthalli

loissellei and fridrichsthalli can be quite similar, and apparently, motaguensae can look like them too.

But I never heard anybody mess managuensae up with any of the other species of Parachromis.

Re: Help identifying my cichlid's please.

Posted: Mon May 08, 2017 12:26 pm
by Philippe Burnel
and what about the 2nd one ?
Is there any better picture ?
Could be Otopharynx sp

Re: Help identifying my cichlid's please.

Posted: Tue May 09, 2017 12:17 am
by Mark Smith
The second one looks like a hybrid, Sciaenochromis fryeri x ??

Re: Help identifying my cichlid's please.

Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:04 pm
by robert.brooks.tn
Darrell Ullisch wrote:
Bas Pels wrote:
heavyhitter wrote:The top fish looks like a female managuensis
or another Parachromis.
Actually, I'd put the probability about 90% on Parachromis loisellei. Also possible would be motaguense or friedrichsthali, but I'd put money on loisellei.
The mottling on the top photo is not consistent with the female managuense. I would lean towards friedrichsthali based on the heavy lateral band. Had several mated pairs of managuense over a 10-15year stretch and they do not develop that banding along on the side.

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