New acquisition (Darth Plagueis)

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So......traded in the TF barbs & Oscar.......my plan was to put a few CL's I had in my wife's 20GL (bought them a PetSmart a while ago dirt cheap, $3 ea, but they were TINY. maybe 3/4")....but I saw this guy & asked the guy just for a swap...done deal.....see if you can guess what he is before I spill the beans in the video:



I fed him some Tetra Bits...he eats like a champ. Not a hider @ all, exploring the tank constantly.

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DBLN8 replied the topic: New acquisition (Darth Plagueis)

Nice!

I've never had the pleasure of keeping them but a friend of mine did, They're a good looking Cichlid when they get big.

Congrats!
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Goranothos replied the topic: New acquisition (Darth Plagueis)

Nice, Jack. He sure is curious.

I didn't guess, but reading up on them now.

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Suprd71 replied the topic: New acquisition (Darth Plagueis)

Congrats Jack. Ed's chocs are beauties, look forward to the progress of this little gaffer. How long until you determine m/f?


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Darth Nandopsis replied the topic: New acquisition (Darth Plagueis)

I think it's a male...they had a few of them, & this was the biggest & boldest one...& his dorsal/anal fins come to a nice point. Yeah, I do hope mine grows up to look like this:


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robham7770 replied the topic: New acquisition (Darth Plagueis)

Cool, a new species on the site! I am sure it will be a favorite.
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robham7770 replied the topic: New acquisition (Darth Plagueis)

Great pic of the adult version, I have seen these guys at the lfs many times, but had no idea what they turned into.
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Lammergeier replied the topic: New acquisition (Darth Plagueis)

A tiny chocolate cichlid! Too cute. I've always wanted to own one of these so I'm going to be watching any update threads closely.
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daddadoo7 replied the topic: Re:New acquisition (Darth Plagueis)

Great pick up jack...I was trying to get my son to pick a choc when we were deciding on the new fish
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jmunroe replied the topic: New acquisition (Darth Plagueis)

Wow this will be awesome watching him grow up. They can be a stunning fish, and with the level of care you give your fish, I bet he's gonna be a beaut. Nice pick up

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