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hi all,

i have a otter point cichlid and on the underside of the mouth it has some black marks, around the gill area

here is a photo, not really clear as it is underneath but where the dark marks are thats where it is but a bit more spreaded then that, does anyone know what it is?

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  • 2 weeks later...

hi there,if the fish is behaving normally and this is the only thing different its most likely just his pigment.a lot of electric yellow males have this 'dirty' appearance when they are showing dominance on the face usually.not a desirable colouration by any means but harmless for the fish.

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