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View Full Version : whats a red talipa look like???



Dave Schulman
12-26-2002, 10:30 PM
I have a big pink cichlid and some one told me it was a red tilapia but i thought they kinda looked like frontosas. some one please tell me what a red tilapia really looks like
"ThE AnGrYfIsH"

SGypsyMermaid
12-28-2002, 11:06 AM
does your fish look like this?:

http://cichlidae.netliberte.org/CICHLIDS/photo/Oreo_mossambicus_rose.jpg

Dave Schulman
12-29-2002, 09:03 PM
yes my fish does look like that. is that a red tilapia ... what ever it is, could u tell me a little about it. thanks alot

SGypsyMermaid
12-29-2002, 09:44 PM
that fish is a red/pink (rose) morph of oreochromis mossambicus. it is in the tilapia family...'tilapia' is sort of a subset of cichlidae. do a 'google' search on "oreochromis mossambicus" to get info.