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Not familiar with too many victorian species but he looked nice for being only an inch and a half long or so. I picked him up for 3$ from a LFS who are fairly knowledgeable except the employee who I got yesterday( there are only two employee's the owner and his "friend") Anyway I have guesses but would prefer y'alls opinion.
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That was one of my guesses, but the juvie I have doesnt have nearly the dominate black stripes that I have seen on others. Thanks rgr4475
 

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its a haplochromis Sp. 44 Red fin. Another name for it is the hap "Thick skin" They are awesome, have 3 in my tank. Females are very colorful.

Edit: Never mind noticed it was only an inch. The coloration is consistent with adult red fins. However theyre more of a silver when juvi. Your ID is right. Cool fish, especially for 3 bucks!
 

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I'm not sure what it is but it definitely is not Astatotilapia latifasciata (the red is in the wrong location) nor is it Hap sp. #44.

Give it some time to grow out a but more and check back here. My best guess at the moment might be Haplochromis (Xystichromis) sp. "Kyoga flameback" but that's far from certain.

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Thanks guys and I'll post some updates later on down tenroad when he gets a little bigger
 

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I'd suggest you look through the profiles. The Hap #44 is the fish called Haplochromis obliquidens in the hobby.[/quote]

I had misspoken sorry I intended to write haplochromis sp 35. Must have been too bust not paying attention sorry :p
 
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