could you expert dwarf guys help identify this cichlid pleas

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Post by Nebraska_cichlids » Wed Nov 29, 2006 7:05 pm

The third picture looks like a Thoracochromis brauschi to me. If that's indeed the case, you've made a rare find. I'd rush back to the fish store and get the fish in a heart beat.

There isn't a whole lot of information out there regarding brauschi. They are relatively mild tempered and males reach a maximal size of about 14 cm (5 1/2"). Good luck!

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Post by Greg Steeves » Wed Nov 29, 2006 8:23 pm

These fish look a lot like Astatotilapia calliptera.

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Post by retro_gk » Sat Dec 02, 2006 11:02 am

Astatotilapia calliptera

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Post by dan » Sat Dec 02, 2006 12:56 pm

Astatotilapia caliptera it is.

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Post by Lisachromis » Sat Dec 02, 2006 9:13 pm

Just to note, there is a nice photo here on CRC of calliptera

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