hi there i have two cichlids in my tank that have recently had fry and i have managed to succesfully catch them and allowed them to spit the fry out in a seperate tank, i brought these fish from a local fish store along with some others and they didnt know the exact name of these cichlids so was hoping someone could be of some assistance??
the pics in the main tank are of the 1st cichlid that spat out last week.
and the other two pictures are of the other cichlid in the breeding tank that spat out yesterday.
They both look like Pseudotropheus to me: the first looks like a variant of Pseudotropheus zebra and the second looks like P. elongatus, but there are lots of similarities between Malawis and there are a fair few hybrids about
brilliant thanks for your help, there breeding like anything at the moment, going to have to get anew breeding tank set up soon. just hope i can sell them where i live on the iowas wont have enough room soon. i have about 60 fry and 2 more pregnant haha