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Old 01-03-2012, 02:37 AM   #1
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What type of cichlid is this exactly? Someone wants to get rid of him, so I'd just like some info first before I say yes, thanks in advance!!

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Old 01-03-2012, 04:36 AM   #2
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Sunshine peacock.
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Old 01-03-2012, 04:44 AM   #3
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Scientific name Aulonocara baenschi.
It's tail looks badly chewed and it looks like it needs rescuing poor mite
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Old 01-03-2012, 01:40 PM   #4
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Sunshine peacock.
That is what I was thinking, just wanted to be sure! Yes, this person has A LOT of Cichlids in his 40 gallon, told him I would take some of them, it is WAY too overstocked. Thank you for your help!
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Old 01-03-2012, 02:22 PM   #5
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Old 01-03-2012, 03:37 PM   #6
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Here are 2 more if anyone can help?

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Old 01-03-2012, 04:30 PM   #7
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The first picture looks like possibly a male kenyi just beginning to change from blue to yellow.the second I'm not too sure about.Is it a juvie?
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The first picture looks like possibly a male kenyi just beginning to change from blue to yellow.the second I'm not too sure about.Is it a juvie?
I'm not really sure if its a juvie or not, looks like it could be though. This guy just wants to get rid of them all, I haven't seen them in person yet...
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From the look of the orange spots on the anal fin it could be a firefish or a red peacock just starting to colour up.
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