Fish identification

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Kribensislover, Aug 2, 2014.

  1. Kribensislover

    Kribensislover Valued Member Member

    She was sold as a yellow lab. She was much more fluorescent when she was small. She was aprox 1" at purchase & 4-4.5" now. ImageUploadedByTapatalk1407031607.674429.jpg
     
  2. April R

    April R Well Known Member Member

    can you get a closer, more in focus picture of the fish you are talking about? I see at least two yellow ones in the shot of your thank. Gorgeous set up by the way. :;hf
     
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    Kribensislover

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    Yes I will shortly :) & thank you very much. It's been a learning experience for me. I now have 4 freshwater tanks ;). Pics soon
     




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    Kribensislover

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    I hope these help AprilR
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    Kribensislover

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    Kribensislover

    Kribensislover Valued Member Member

    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1407112661.401772.jpg this is the male (or at least was sold to me as a male yellow lab) he looks more fluorescent yellow than my female, he is much smaller/younger so idk if that's why. What do you think?
     
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    Kribensislover

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    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1407112773.353194.jpg r ImageUploadedByTapatalk1407112839.251419.jpg
    A couple more pics of my male yellow lab
     

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    Kribensislover

    Kribensislover Valued Member Member

    I was looking at pictures on live aquaria & they have a yellow fish called red zebra cichlid (metriaclima estherae) that comes in red, yellow, and blue variations. They have a picture of the yellow one that looks nearly exactly like my so called yellow lab female. I'm wondering what you think?
     
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    Kribensislover

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    Anyone who can help confirm will be appreciated. I'm almost positive Nemo (female sold as yellow lab) is a zebra cichlid.
     
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    Kribensislover

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    Going on my theory that She is in fact a red zebra cichlid, should I increase the number of Red zebra cichlids or let her be a loner & increase the number of electric yellow labs?
     
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    Kribensislover

    Kribensislover Valued Member Member

    I'm so torn. I really love Nemo (female suspected red zebra cichlid) she has so much personality!! She greets me along with my Female Venustus, and yes they are friends!! I must have the exceptions for these breeds because the only somewhat pushy fish in my tank is the kenyi. Also I think this many caves, driftwood, and plants help too.
     




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