Can someone name this little guy??

  1. elvis

    elvis Initiate Member

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    Can someone name this little guy, i have a breeding pair, cheers in advance..:;z:;z:;z
    He looks very African cichlid-ish..im probably wrong..:-\

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  2. Nick G

    Nick G Well Known Member Member

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    Hi Elvis, you are indeed wrong! :) Thats a Blue Acara, a South American Cichlid. Very nice looking specimen.
     

  3. nemo addict

    nemo addict Well Known Member Member

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    I would name him pongo :;banaman
     
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    elvis

    elvis Initiate Member

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    lol, i did mean actual specie....not pet name...:;a1:;a1
     
  5. Jaysee

    Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

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    Afrcan's typically have longer and narrower bodies with less finnage than NW cichlids.
     
  6. harpua2002

    harpua2002 Fishlore VIP Member

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    Very pretty BA, and nice pic too! :)
     
  7. kribensis keeper

    kribensis keeper Member Member

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    its a blue arcar lovely and very colourful fish
     
  8. Aquarist

    Aquarist Fishlore Legend Member

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    Hello Elvis. It's beautiful! Congrats on the pair!
    Ken
     
  9. bolivianbaby

    bolivianbaby Fishlore Legend Member

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    That's an awesome looking blue acara! And yes, his name should be Pongo;)
     

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