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Sorry the quality isnt great but i took them with my phone and he moves a lot. Im newer to africans so im not the best at identifying them but my buddy took his 30 down and had this guy in it and i dont know what he is, he didnt either.


 

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Looks more like an OB or Marmalade Labeotropheus fuelleborni to me. The face gives it away. Check it out here.
 

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Thats it!!!! Good call. I knew there was a special kind with that shape of mouth but I couldnt figure out which one. Thanks!
 

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No problem, what are his tankmates? I think I see an Acei, a female Saulosi or lab (not sure), an OB zebra, and what else?
 

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I have a 75g tank with 1 Labeotropheus fuelleborni, 4 yellow labs, 3 acei, 1 kenyi (was an accident) and...now I dont know what to say the last one is. I was told the OB you see in this pic is an OB peacock not Zebra, thats an OB zebra?!?!

If I look at zebra and peacock juvs he looks more like a peacock to me.
 

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I'm surprised your Kenyi gets along with your labs. The second my lab hit the water the Kenyi went straight for it with every intention of killing him. So I took the Kenyi out.

I'm not solid on peacock id, but from the limited angle I can see, he has the same facial features of my Zebra who is at a similar size. I wouldn't give up the possibility of it being a peacock, if you put up more pictures I'm sure you can get a much more definitive answer.

I have a 75 too, isn't that just a great size for mbuna? I'm very happy with mine.
 

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Well, my kenyi does not get along well. I actually had 2 labs and they both were hiding all the time. I only saw them come out to eat. I got two more and it seems to have boosted confidence as they are out all the time. The kenyi though is still bothersome...my wife and I even said today we're going to have to move him. Im giving him a few more days and then out he comes.
 

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Im sorry its so blurry but its the best I could get. It does show how pointed his face is though. Zebra seem rounder to me.

 

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Yeah now that I can see his side profile I'm on board with the peacock id. The face looked rounder at the weirder angle. My bad haha. Very pretty either way!
 

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That last photo is a definite OB Peacock. I've had them before and they held their own with any mbuna I had. :)
 

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Yeah, he hasnt actually beat anyone up yet. I hate to get rid of him but if hes already showing aggression at such a young stage I think its only going to get worse. He just annoys them, doesnt actually beat on them.
 

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brinkles, my Auratus was in my tank for less than 15 minutes before he came out. And that wasn't before he put two fish into the hospital tank!
 
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