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Old 01-03-2012, 07:42 AM   #1
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Identify this cichlid

Have a friend that wants to know what this fish is please. Thought this is the best place to ask!

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Old 01-03-2012, 11:24 AM   #2
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Any chance you can get a better picture with more colour?
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Looks like a Flowerhorn to me.
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Old 01-03-2012, 05:14 PM   #5
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Looks like a Flowerhorn to me.
I agree a flowerhorn
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Thanks everyone. After some googling they've agreed it's probably a flowerhorn. He's not in the best of shape as the owners didn't exactly care for him and were about to throw him in a creek. So she's taken him on not knowing anything about him simply to save him from the creek.
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What size tank you got him in? Any tankmates?

If it's a flowerhorn, you'll probably need 40+ Gallons. I understand they can be extremely aggressive too, so you'd probably need to keep it alone unless you have a much, much bigger tank.
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Old 01-03-2012, 05:59 PM   #8
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He's not mine but the new owner gave him a 75g all for himself, he's approx 30cms already. She keeps a tiger oscar in a separate tank and takes really good care of him so he'll do just fine.
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