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Old 09-20-2008, 09:33 AM   #1
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Can any identify these guys?

I've been trying to figure out what they were, I'm 98% sure they're Africans, probably even from Malawi, but I just can't find a match!

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Both of these guys appear to have the same markings. Just happens one is blue, and ones is brown !

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They look like Mbuna, but I'm not sure which ones. Do you know if they are "purebred" or were they from an assorted tank?
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The blue guy looks like some sort of Metriaclima and the second might be a young saulosi, not sure though.
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I think these guys were from an assorted tank. I'm pretty sure they're Malawi -- they seem to have all the signs..
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From assorted tanks, you get assorted fish--sometimes. Many Malawi species can breed with close relatives of different species.
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nah there malawi, got about 3 of each but dont know there names, but if you do come accross the name could you possibly email it to me

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The fish in the second picture looks like a red top cobalt female
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the brown one looks like a shell dweller of some sort and the blue ones look like Demasoni Cichlids.
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The last definitely looks like a Demasoni. The brown isn't a shell dweller. Its definitely Mbuna and looks like a type of Metriaclima to me.


But when you get the from an assorted tank, you could have some hybrids.
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I dont think the last picture is a demasoni. I need to see a picture of the side of the fish
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