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Stress colour?

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I have one fish that changed colour a lot. when i first got him he/she not sure which. was kina dark purplish brown with yellowish fins. Now almost all the time it is the colour in the picture below, sometimes almost white with visiable you think it is due to stress or is this a normal colour for this fish? I am also not entirely sure what it is....i got mixed answers when i tried to ID it. Also is this one you can tell by looking at colouring if it a male or female?

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It looks like Metriaclima greshakei, a male. It was probably taking on female colouration earlier from stress or lack of maturity.

that would make sense. when i got him, he was in a tank with a VERY aggresive Melanochromis chipokae (which i also baught then took back to the store the next day, WAY to aggresive)
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