ID for these Pike Cichlids?

The first step in any breeding project is ensuring you know what you've got! Post pictures of your fish here for opinion on ID. Also useful for ensuring the population you say you're keeping is correctly identified.
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ID for these Pike Cichlids?

Post by MatsP » Mon Oct 17, 2011 10:15 pm

I took pictures of these at Rare Aquatics a good week ago. I know what the tank labels says, but I'm not 100% sure that it's right.

Species 1:
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Fish 2:
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Re: ID for these Pike Cichlids?

Post by Anton » Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:43 pm

Hi,
sorry for my late reaction to your question. I was a bit absent at the forum - will do it better now.
I am no specialist for the South Americans, but I can ask some friends if they can tell which species you have. Can you give me the sizes of the specimens - this would help.
Anton

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Re: ID for these Pike Cichlids?

Post by Jools » Mon Mar 12, 2012 9:37 am

Anton,

The top fish was about 8cm and the bottom fish about 16cm SL.

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Re: ID for these Pike Cichlids?

Post by Andy Gordon » Tue May 29, 2012 2:53 pm

Fish 2 is Crenicichla 'Atabapo II' not sure about the fish 1.

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Re: ID for these Pike Cichlids?

Post by Anton » Fri Jul 06, 2012 2:36 pm

the fish no 1 looks like regani (more possible) or wallacii

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Re: ID for these Pike Cichlids

Post by Jools » Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:09 am

benniesak wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:56 pm
Yep, this is the right fish and it is pretty well taken too. Do you think you can contribute this picture to this site as a specimen photo? Thanks.
The Atabapo II? Yes, I've added it now - [clog]Crenicichla sp`atabapo_ii`[/clog]. I am still unclear in the ID of the other species.

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