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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    Yea he's definitely not a JD. My roommate has one, and he's not really the same. He's built kinda like a baby, and by that i mean he/she is a bit pudgy looking. Also, he has the same exact color pattern as the GT that I have. I've been trying to get a picture of the GT for comparison, but he's being camera shy at the moment...i'll put a pic up as soon as i can
     
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  3. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    I asked a buddy of mine that has had a 200 gallon cichlid tank for about 10 years... he says:

    matt
     
  4. nygkid17

    nygkid17 Plankton

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    Thanks Matt...any thoughts to whether or not he's a dwarf? Here's a picture of the GT...managed to snap a picture while he was busy munching on one of my ghost shrimp :angry:
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  5. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    You know... he is a member here. Why am I the relay here? ;D ::)

    matt
     
  6. suckafish

    suckafish Montipora Capricornis

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    hahaha. Cause you are a good man charlie brown;D
     
  7. BayNights

    BayNights Astrea Snail

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    If Matt opens up a big FW section, I'm in!!

    BTW that's definitely a GT.

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  9. Steve34

    Steve34 Feather Star

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    Based on mine, I go with green terror. Forgive the water I had to feed him to get him to acknowledge my existence enough to come near the glass and everyone else in the tank came out of their caves and disturbed the water.
     

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    that will be a green terror =)
     
  11. ReefPlayground

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    a lil late to the game here but yeh, its a green terror. too much orange for an acara.

    BTW, if this is the second green terror added to a tank which has a dominant terror in it already, the new fish will most likely be sub-dominant to your dominant green terror. He/she will not act as aggressively as the dominant one and will have a slower growth rate. I believe is a hormonal growth reduction if I remember correctly, but not 100% on that. Could also be due to the difference in the amount of food eaten by both fish.
     
  12. Hydronaut

    Hydronaut Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    That is an 'Aequidens' sp. "Goldsaum", otherwise know as a False Green Terror. A True Green Terror would be the 'Silversaum' variety.

    I kept one for several years and it was a very slow grower. It now resides in a friends 300 gallon.