What kind of cichlids are these?

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What kind of cichlids are these?

Post by Natureman17 » Wed Feb 24, 2016 6:19 pm

Can anyone tell me what kind of cichlids these are and their gender? They are about three to four inches long. Thanks
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Re: What kind of cichlids are these?

Post by Philippe Burnel » Thu Feb 25, 2016 12:08 am

Look Like hybrids

Auratus ? X ????

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Re: What kind of cichlids are these?

Post by smitty » Thu Feb 25, 2016 10:02 am

Where did you get them and what did they list them as. I see Phillippe Burnel mention that they appear to hybrids.
150gal- Dovi's; 3 AC 110 P.Filters; 2 AC 110 P.Heads; Eheim 2217,2260
180gal- Managuense; 3 AC 110 P.Filters; 2 AC 110 P.Heads; Eheim 2217,2260; FX5
210gal- Argta,Bifsct,Fnstrtus,Maculcda,Regani,Syns,Zntus; 4 AC P.Filters; 2 AC P.Hds; Eheim 2250,2262; FX5

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Re: What kind of cichlids are these?

Post by Natureman17 » Thu Feb 25, 2016 10:41 am

I got them from a tropical fish store. They were not labeled because i got them from the assorted tank. (I do not normally buy from the assorted tank but they looked cool!)

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Re: What kind of cichlids are these?

Post by smitty » Thu Feb 25, 2016 10:51 am

I did not realize that in a fish store the assorted tank meant that they don't know what kind of fish are in there. To me that would be called a hybrid tank. Assorted tank to me is one that has Dempsey, Red Devils, Salvinis, etc.
150gal- Dovi's; 3 AC 110 P.Filters; 2 AC 110 P.Heads; Eheim 2217,2260
180gal- Managuense; 3 AC 110 P.Filters; 2 AC 110 P.Heads; Eheim 2217,2260; FX5
210gal- Argta,Bifsct,Fnstrtus,Maculcda,Regani,Syns,Zntus; 4 AC P.Filters; 2 AC P.Hds; Eheim 2250,2262; FX5

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Re: RE: Re: What kind of cichlids are these?

Post by rkm.sbc » Thu Feb 25, 2016 1:24 pm

Philippe Burnel wrote:Look Like hybrids

Auratus ? X ????
Auratus x lombardoi imo.

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Re: What kind of cichlids are these?

Post by bennymoreno51 » Thu Feb 25, 2016 7:48 pm

Wow great job there on your photo

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Re: RE: Re: What kind of cichlids are these?

Post by SergeS » Wed May 11, 2016 3:51 am

rkm.sbc wrote:
Philippe Burnel wrote:Look Like hybrids

Auratus ? X ????
Auratus x lombardoi imo.
+1. The last picture gave it away for me :)

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Re: What kind of cichlids are these?

Post by Paulo José Alves » Wed May 11, 2016 7:18 am

Hi

Very likely hybrids, difficult to tell, that´s the problem with Mbunas, at least half the fish in the trade are hybrids. It´s the most hybridized group of cichlids by far.
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Re: What kind of cichlids are these?

Post by Deffa » Mon Apr 17, 2017 7:16 am

They are really cool what ever they are!

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