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What kind of Cichlid is this?

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I recently purchased a very tiny cichlid from my local pet store. They weren't sure what it was because it came along for the ride with some other fish they had ordered. I thought it was a fry since it was as long as a dime. However it hasn't grown any. I've had it for about 6 months.
It is definitely a south or central american cichlid.

Here are some pics. They're blurry because he's so small my camera won't focus on him.

He's literally this long ----- by this high |

He is a iridescent blue with red stripes going up and down. He has a prominent dorsal fin, with long front fins like a dwarf cockatoo cichlid.

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Yep that's what he is. Thanks. I'm reading everywhere that they only eat live food, but I've never given him anything but flake and he's been a happy camper for the last 6 months.
He actually is quite vibrant. I just have a really lousy camera
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