Name: Harpagochromis sp. "golden duck"
Synonym: Haplochromis sp. "golden duck"
Common name: Golden Duck or Pallisa Black Slick
Location: Lake Nawampassa
Adult size: my male: 6 inches (15 cm)
Personal notes: I purchased a colony of Harpagochromis sp. "golden duck" from Jay Geiler in the summer of 2015.
The above young adults are approximately 2.5 inches (605 cm) long.
Personal notes: Previously I agreed to purchase a lone male Harpagochromis sp. "golden duck" from a hobbiest at the Ohio Cichlid Extravaganza in 2011. I'm not at all convinced that I received what I was told. It could be that this specimen was just an older male that attained a slightly different body shape as mant Victorians are prone to do. But I expected to see a cichlid with a more elongated body shape and more of an upturned mouth. This fish was indeed quite old and din't live for much more than a year. It was a peaceful fish and I just enjoyed it for what it was.
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