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Old 02-26-2014, 12:08 AM   #1
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What fish is this?!

I am very curious as to what this fish is, i'm pretty familiar with most types of S.american cichlids. I was at pet smart for the purpose of buying fish food only
( i like to get fish from a non-chain store). But i glanced at the fish and was stunned by his beautiful colors. He was sold to me as a Jack Dempsy, (i know he isn't) i took advantage of this (they were only $4.99) anyways i was thinking maybe he was a green terror? Texas? Help me These are the best pics i could get DESCRIPTION- dark body color with almost black vertical bands, patches (dots) of blue coloring on cheeks and throughout the body. And the very tips of all the fins is a defined red color
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Pic is kinda dark but looks like a JD or JD hybrid. Definitely not a GT or Texas though

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Looks like a jd hybrid to me . its a really pretty fish tho

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Old 02-26-2014, 04:28 AM   #4
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A JD, I have one that looks similar to yours
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Pic is kinda dark but looks like a JD or JD hybrid. Definitely not a GT or Texas though

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So if it looks like a JD Hybid which i can see, is it worth more? Better than a regular JD? Id like to know more about these fish
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It's a roccio octofasciata, not sure where everyone is getting the hybrid from, looks like your typical jack Dempsey to me
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It's a roccio octofasciata, not sure where everyone is getting the hybrid from, looks like your typical jack Dempsey to me
Ive had many jack dempsys over the years, 2 currently in the same tank as this fish. They do not look the same. Never seen a JD with red coloring and dark bands on his body
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It's a roccio octofasciata, not sure where everyone is getting the hybrid from, looks like your typical jack Dempsey to me
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Ive had many jack dempsys over the years, 2 currently in the same tank as this fish. They do not look the same. Never seen a JD with red coloring and dark bands on his body
All (or should I say almost all) JD have the red trim on the dorsal fin and a red tint to the tail and fins. Colors change on mood. Dark bands show when they are stressed which is understandable he is in a new tank with two other JD's As they grow some will have the tan forehead patch turn a maroon.

Looks nothing like Texas or Green Terror.
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