Is this a black convict?

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by Locotron, Jul 6, 2015.

  1. LocotronNew MemberMember

    I went to the fish store the other day and since I was already looking for a convict with some size I bought this one which was in the convict tank. At the moment I thought that it has lost it's color/stripes due to stress so I figured it would regain it's color once I give it a new home but now that I have him in a tank alone it looks to me that it might not be a convict. I've had convicts before that look black with stripes but I'm not sure if this is a convict or it was just throw in that tank by mistake.

     

     
     
  2. BDpupsWell Known MemberMember

    It's a cichlid, but not a convict.
     
  3. slayer5590Well Known MemberMember

    Black belt cichlid. Grows large and most are very aggressive.
     
  4. LocotronNew MemberMember

    Oh Man thanks guys. I will need to re-home this guy asap as looking at some info and it looks like it grows up to 12 inches.
     
  5. Dom90Fishlore VIPMember

    Lol must be a reason it's called a black belt cichlid.


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  6. bettamarsValued MemberMember

    Yeah I wonder if they have any cool moves when attacking :p
     
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