What is this little guy?

Discussion in 'Cichlids' started by nygkid17, Jul 21, 2010.

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  1. nygkid17

    nygkid17 Plankton

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    Hey folks,
    I've been a member here for a while, but this is my first post. I have a 30 gallon freshwater tank with 2 ghost shrimp, a 4 inch green terror and this fella below . I got the green terror about 8 weeks ago and he's done really well. However the other one i've had for about 3 months of more and he hasn't really grown at all. He was sold as a green terror, and he's colored just like one. I read that sometimes they sell blue acaras as terrors, so I was wondering what you guys thought? Blue Acara? or Dwarf green terror? The orange on his dorsal fin and tail was really slow to develop as well...he didn't get that until about 1 month ago.

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  3. nygkid17

    nygkid17 Plankton

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    oh and i forgot to mention...

    Just like me to forget the specifics. The little unknown guy was about an inch and a half long when I got him. And he's grown to about 2 inches in length. I feed him and the terror cichlid pellets, blood worms and occasionally feeder fish.
     
  4. hddoutside

    hddoutside Fire Shrimp

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    hddoutside Fire Shrimp

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    hddoutside Fire Shrimp

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    oohh well blue acara dont have that spot on there tails... i think i well have to see on the internet.
     
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  9. hddoutside

    hddoutside Fire Shrimp

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    but it also seems that dwarfs have a slight bump shape on there heads. like a flowerhorn.... really hard to tell.
     
  10. ReefBruh

    ReefBruh Giant Squid

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    Electric Blue JD
     
  11. xmetalfan99

    xmetalfan99 Giant Squid

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    Not tall enough to be a JD. They are normally a little taller.
     
  12. ReefBruh

    ReefBruh Giant Squid

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    Could be a hybrid?