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Old 03-30-2013, 09:47 PM   #1
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purple cichlids?

Are there any vibrant purple-violet color cichlids that are naturally purple.

That's my favourite colour so far haven't really seen too many purples just a few that were purple by chance.
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Purple peacock cichlid? I heard it was rare though, not sure.
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Old 03-30-2013, 10:54 PM   #3
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Are there any vibrant purple-violet color cichlids that are naturally purple.

That's my favourite colour so far haven't really seen too many purples just a few that were purple by chance.
Demasonis or rustys?
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I have three rustys and they start out like a golden brown really cool looking and slowly get a lavender body I like em
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There is a cynotilapia that's purple. The only problem is I.can't think of the name. Haha
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Male rusty. I agree
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Old 03-31-2013, 03:53 AM   #7
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Male rusty. I agree
Got one today for 10 bucks like 2.5 inch
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Old 03-31-2013, 08:55 AM   #8
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Thanks i will take a look around for them
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Old 03-31-2013, 10:36 AM   #9
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You can take a look at these guys unless you want to stick with Africans.

Hypselecara temporalis aka chocolate cichlid
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Old 03-31-2013, 11:17 AM   #10
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Acei's are kinda purplish
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Old 03-31-2013, 02:12 PM   #11
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+1 And they're easy to find.
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There is a cynotilapia that's purple. The only problem is I.can't think of the name. Haha
Its lupingu i wanted some but had already gotten something similar

http://www.livefishdirect.com/store.php?fid=860
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Acei are purple. Especially if they are the less dominant in the tank. If they are the alpha fish they are almost black.
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Old 03-31-2013, 04:54 PM   #14
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You can take a look at these guys unless you want to stick with Africans.

Hypselecara temporalis aka chocolate cichlid
I love those guys i have both Africans and American cichlids i have been thinking about getting one of these for a while
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Its lupingu i wanted some but had already gotten something similar

http://www.livefishdirect.com/store.php?fid=860
These are cool the purple seems harder to find though
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Someone told me there are a variety of parrot cichlids that are purple and not dyed apparently they are bred with a red head cichlid to get the purple but im not to sure of it anyone else know of them?
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