In the Wrong Tank

Discussion in 'Fish, Snail, Worm And Pest ID Help' started by chenay83, Dec 20, 2012.

  1. c

    chenay83 New Member Member

    IMG_20121220_104938_842.jpg IMG_20121220_105038_282.jpg IMG_20121220_105038_282.jpg ONFIG]102409[/ATTACH]I got these from petco. The blue guy was in the peacock tank and the other one was in with the green terrors. The blue one has a really round face kind of like a blue dolphin.
     
  2. fishynoob

    fishynoob Well Known Member Member

    I don't know what they are but they look pretty congrats on the new arrivals :)
     
  3. OP
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    chenay83 New Member Member

    Here are some better pics. IMG_20121220_135215_997.jpg IMG_20121220_111514_681.jpg IMG_20121220_111618_583.jpg

    Thanks Fishynoob
    I just really like knowing what I have.
     
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  4. soarl

    soarl Valued Member Member

    The one with the black dot kind of looks like an African Jewel Cichlid.
     
  5. OP
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    chenay83 New Member Member

    Are those aggressive?
     
  6. soarl

    soarl Valued Member Member

    Generally speaking most cichlid's are aggressive.
     
  7. OP
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    chenay83 New Member Member

    I mean are they peacock aggressive or convict aggressive?
     
  8. fishaddiction

    fishaddiction Valued Member Member

    Peacocks and convicts are very aggressive but the Jewels are even meaner I bought 2 thinking they were flagfish (almost identical at that age) I had one Acei in the tank at the time 2 weeks later the male Jewel doubled in size (almost the same size as the Acei) he and the female were double teaming the Acei to almost death he was relocated yesterday :(
     
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  10. RogueAgent94

    RogueAgent94 Fishlore VIP Member

    The blue fish is a Cobalt Mbuna (Metriaclima callainos) and the other is a Jeweled Cichlid. Both are very aggressive fish and don't belong in a tank together. Mbunas are from Lake Malawi while Jewels are from Western Africa.
     




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