Anyone can guess the collection point on these Paratilapia Polleni Bleekeri cichlids?

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Anyone can guess the collection point on these Paratilapia Polleni Bleekeri cichlids?

Post by easywolf31 » Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:25 am

Anyone can guess the collection point on these Paratilapia Polleni Bleekeri cichlids?

I made a video:

https://youtu.be/Q2U4GEqH9nw
145G G. Mobas, J. Marlieris, J. Marksmithis, Leleupis
140G Blue Dolphins, Kigomas, Y. Labs, J. Dickfieldis, Olivaceous, Daffodil
125G P. Bleekeris, Red & Green Texas
75G Green Terrors
60G Growouts
60G Brichardis
55G Apistos
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Re: Anyone can guess the collection point on these Paratilapia Polleni Bleekeri cichlids?

Post by Philippe Burnel » Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:53 am

small spots so not polleni and no more bleekeri.
Probably a variéty from the East coast.
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Re: Anyone can guess the collection point on these Paratilapia Polleni Bleekeri cichlids?

Post by ciclasoman » Thu Feb 01, 2018 1:19 pm

Second that response- polleni and bleekeri are two separate species. Both have large spots- the issue with identifying preserved polleni is that in alcohol, the spots shrink in size. I agree that this is probably an East coast species. Best bet is to reach out to your suplier for the location of origin.

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Re: Anyone can guess the collection point on these Paratilapia Polleni Bleekeri cichlids?

Post by easywolf31 » Thu Feb 01, 2018 1:46 pm

Thanks! I transferred them to a 125G not long after and they spanwed a nice batch of frog looking eggs. I noticed the next day they had moved some or most of their eggs around and unfortunately there eggs were eaten. Both became greyish-brown afterwards. 1 week later only the male was black and now both are black and eating and acting normal again. The female has not stopped eating, I think they will spawn again soon.
145G G. Mobas, J. Marlieris, J. Marksmithis, Leleupis
140G Blue Dolphins, Kigomas, Y. Labs, J. Dickfieldis, Olivaceous, Daffodil
125G P. Bleekeris, Red & Green Texas
75G Green Terrors
60G Growouts
60G Brichardis
55G Apistos
55G Rams
45G Fry

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