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sik-lid
01-18-2006, 05:28 AM
Im not even sure that this guy is a cichlid but if y'all got any ideas to throw out there i'm all ears.

crazyfishlady
01-18-2006, 08:58 AM
looks like a bluegill maybe ???

punkypuffer
01-19-2006, 02:22 PM
green sunfish

josh_shilling
01-19-2006, 04:23 PM
Looks like "red-ear sunfish" Lepomis microlophus, or possibly an immature "pumpkinseed", Lepomis gibbosus. Body shape is off for a bluegill, and usually greens have a larger gill flap. There are all sorts of natural hybrids in Lepomis though, due to introductions.