Need help to ID small cichlid

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WarTank

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Hi guys. I just got a small cichlid of 1.5" and would appreciate if someone could ID the species. Shall help me decide if I should get a couple more. TQ! IMG_20210711_194213.jpgIMG_20210711_205755.jpg
 

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At that size, I can't give you anything better than probably a Central American cichlid or northern South American acara, nd it could be any number of species. I won't rule out a flowerhorn either. Was there any other information given about the little guy?

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This is what it looks like after 5 months. Seems to outgrow all the others in the growing out tank, and relatively meaner
 
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I like the pretty blue all over...I'm guessing it's a female by the rounded dorsal & anal fins...doesn't mean she's not up for a fight! Cichlids females often know how to rumble, lol. They may be smaller but can be quite sassy. No guess as to species
 
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IMG_20220101_151540_1_edit_76270409738882.jpgstripe fades off when more black markings appear
 
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