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I`m not sure what kind of mbuna this is. First i thaught it was a Cynotilapia afra (Jalo Reef). Now i think it might be an Metriaclima pyrsonotos. Can someone please help me identefy it?




 

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i`m ot 100 % sure that it is any of the two i mentioned earlyer. All sugestions will e deeply apreciated
 

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Looks like one of the red top Metriaclima species. Unfortunately, there are four that are very similar, and can only be differentiated by counting spines in the dorsal.
 

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What is it's temperment? Metriaclima are usually more aggressive than C. Afra.

Very very beautiful fish!
 

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Hes not overly agressive, but he some times chase other fish away if they get to close. I have never seen him in any big fights. The comfusing thing is that when i baught him, the guy that sold it to me said it was a red top zebra. The next week when i went to the same store he had changed the lable on the tank i baught it from to Cynotilapia afra.

I think its the nicest fish in my tank so i really want to get some females for him
 

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Looks more like a Metriaclima type versus the C. afra Jalo Reef. C. afra Jalo Reef or far more cylindrical, less deep-bodied.
 
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