What Type Of Cichlid??

  1. ktorg

    ktorg Valued Member Member

    Anyone have any idea what kind of cichlids these are? I saw them at my lfs and wanted to do more research on them at home but I can't remember their name. They were pretty expensive, like $40 each.

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  2. TexasDomer

    TexasDomer Fishlore Legend Member

  3. slayer5590

    slayer5590 Well Known Member Member

    Yes it is a jewel cichlid.
     


  4. chromedome52

    chromedome52 Fishlore VIP Member

    It is a color variety of the common Jewel, Hemichromis guttatus. It has extra blue iridescence, but I keep forgetting what they call that strain. I would say they are severely overpriced.
     
  5. OP
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    ktorg

    ktorg Valued Member Member

    Ok thanks!!
     
  6. aquatickeeper

    aquatickeeper Fishlore VIP Member

    Agree with above, it's a jewel cichlid
     
  7. MikeRad89

    MikeRad89 Well Known Member Member

    Fantastic identification!