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madcat
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Joined: 31 Oct 2004
Location: Scotland

PostPosted: 2005.04.25(Mon)2:13    Post subject: Need help to identify Reply with quote

Well this cichlid I bought about 6 months ago but I wasnt listening to the name when I picked it I just lliked the look of it and now that I am getting more into the hobby I would like to learn the names of all malawis.


Could anyone help me identify this cichlid




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Brontoboy
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PostPosted: 2005.04.26(Tue)12:58    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks like a blue Cobalt to me, I have some at home very similar.
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mbunafan
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PostPosted: 2005.04.26(Tue)14:17    Post subject: Reply with quote

I second Brontoboy. I have one quite like that as well. It even has the yellow fins. It is that or a socolofi.
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dr_fosg8
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PostPosted: 2005.04.26(Tue)20:03    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would guess it is a juvie Metraclima Greshakei. There is a pic here.

http://cichlid-forum.com/profiles/species.php?id=794

Just click the drop down box by images and find the juvie pic.
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madcat
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PostPosted: 2005.04.27(Wed)9:23    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm certain its definaitly not a cobalt definetly not but it could be Metraclima Greshakei but mine looks quite allot diffrent from the link pics as mine has allot of black on its dorsal blending into yellow as it gets to the ens and has a yellow back fin ill have to keep looking....
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