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Discussion in 'Cichlids' started by flutterbye75, Nov 5, 2005.

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    flutterbye75 Friend, not Foe!!

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    Im new to the cichlid fish and I have inherited a 79G bowfront tank with several cichlids, most of which I know are african and what they are....all except this one.....
     
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    Do you have a better picture of it. It could be a compressicep.(maybe!)
     
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    malawi eyebitter. don't worry. captive breed ones (all found at store,they are so easy to breed that they are sometimes called playboy cichlids) lose this trate
     
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    turns out that we typted this at the same time but trish's post was a second quicker than mine. compressicep. is the scientific name for malawi eye bitter.
     
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    I forgot to add that this fish is silver and black and no color or even tint of color to it
     
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    I don't think that fish is a malawi eye biter...this is one and they appear very different.
    [​IMG]
     
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    #7 kay-bee, Nov 5, 2005
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    Hey!! That looks like my female red empress! She looks like this..

    redemp.jpg
     
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    that is exactly what the fish looks like. I am guessing that is a female then. I have two of them exactly the same.
     

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