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It was listed under haplochromis chrysonotus at the pet store but I can't find much info or common name.
 

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The scientific for chrysonotus is Copadichromis chrysonotus, but that does not look like a chrysonotus to me and not any chrysonotus I have had.
 

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Most likely a mix. Do you have any pics when he was still gray?
 

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Mike45 said:
Maybe COPADICHROMIS AZUREUS?
Maybe, but going with that logic, maybe he could be a dozen other types of Copadichromis as well.

The one name they gave you would indicate to me they thought it was Copadichromis chrysonotus.

Maybe Noki will weigh in.
 

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The stripe on the dorsal was yellow in the younger pic. Now it is white. Sorry about the bad younger pic
 

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Chrysonotus is an old trade name for Azureus. Suppose not a guarantee that he is pure, but maybe at least part.

The younger fish should have had the 3 spots at some point which disappear with dominance, then you get the vertical barring. The 3 spots can come back when frightened.


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That male Peacock is not a natural Red Shoulder, just call him a Red Peacock of unknown parentage, seems very colorful.

The blue guy may not be a pure fish either, if he always just had faint barring.
 
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