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    this is a 7 to 8 inch male interesting picture imo.
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    Interesting indeed! Too bad we don't get a clearer view of the shape of the teeth. Well suited to it's natural grazing diet. I know how difficult it can be to get frontal shot showing the teeth well lit and in focus. Don't think I've ever gotten what I'd call an 'excellent' shot - that would involve some pretty quick macro photography and the gear to pull it off. Here is a passable one, though this is a Cynotilapia. You can see it's teeth just well enough to make out the conical shape that earn Cynotilapia the common moniker 'dogtooth cichlid'. I'd love to see a clearer view of P. crabro's by comparison.


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    that is a great photo and a very nice looking cichlid. I will see if i can get a clearer photo for you.

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    Actually, tripping through the gallery I did come across one I had taken of a male M. estherae that does show pretty clearly what he has for dentition. Very clearly designed for a grazing diet... I think those are the pharyngeal 'grinders' we see further in as well. Bit of a lucky shot.


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    that is a cool picture as well. I dont think i've ever even had that good of a look inside my fish mouth. My M. estherae are red red when i purchased them I didn't realize there was red blue and red red, had I known that at the time I would have went red blue. All that being said I recently cleared out some hybrid's a local store sold me several years ago and added 6 M. estherae cherry red from Dave's rare fish to go with what I already have and they are beauties. my zebra's are in a different tank from my kenyi crabro tank.

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    really nice shots wish i had a better camera than my sony, have to take 10 pics to get one decent shot.
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