Name:    HYBRID Xystichromis phytophagus

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Personal notes: This cichlid is definitely a hybrid and most likely a hybrid of a xmas Fulu and something else.  

Here is the link that made me think it might have some Xmas fulu in it:

http://www.fishpost.com/images/vic/xysphytophagus.jpg

Note that it doesn't match the pictures in the other links below.  

 

The same male at a younger age below

 

I bought this hybrid victorian cichlid at the LFS where it was labeled as Haplochromis obliquidens.  The black blotch on the body only appears on one side.  The faint stripes appear only on very rare occasions during an aggressive encounter.  I have found this to be a fairly aggressive victorian.

see also:

http://members.tripod.com/dcas/articles/1.html

 

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